Alex G Announces New Album ‘Beach Music’

Prolific songwriter Alex G is pleased to announce his forthcoming new full-length album, Beach Music, to be released via Domino on October 9, 2015. The album, his seventh full-length, follows on from previous beloved albums DSU (Orchid Tapes), Trick, and Rules, which have led to a fervent cult fan base, a number of Artist To Watch designations from outlets such as Fader and Rolling Stone, and a dedicated live audience who sing along with every word.

The first taste from Beach Music comes in the form of new song ‘Bug’.


Beach Music was written and recorded in Giannascoli’s apartment, between the Fall of 2014 and the Spring of 2015, during breaks from touring with the likes of Elvis Depressedly, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Gardens & Villa. While its predecessors often came in uninterrupted bursts—from his head to his Bandcamp page in a matter of hours and days—Beach Music was shaped in part by Giannascoli adapting to life as a touring musician. Songs were written within months of one another rather than all at once, with influences ranging from noise music to piano-based laments to Southern rock to the rhythmic focus of techno—whatever he happened to be most interested in at the time. “Every song is coming from a different place,” he says. “It branches off in all these directions, but it has its own sound. It’s not something I do intentionally, but I’m the common thread.”



Beach Music is available to pre-order now on limited edition deluxe colored vinyl with exclusive Alex G Live at The Headroom bootleg LP, limited edition cassette (exclusive to Bandcamp), CD, and digital download.

Following on from recent tours with Speedy Ortiz and Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Alex G has announced more US tour dates, with Girlpool, Title Fight, and Eskimeaux. All shows, including October UK and EU dates, are listed below.

Sat Aug 15 || Sayreville, NJ || Starland Ballroom #
Thurs Oct 8 || Brooklyn, NY || Baby’s All Right – album release show
Tues Oct 13 || Berlin, Germany || Berghain, Kantine
Wed Oct 14 || Haldern, Germany || Haldern Pop Bar || FREE ENTRY
Thurs Oct 15 || Paris, France || Le Pop Up du Label
Fri Oct 16 || Rotterdam, Netherlands || V11
Sat Oct 17 || Brussels, Belgium || Botanique Witloofbar
Mon Oct 19 || Manchester, UK || Night & Day
Tues Oct 20 || London, UK || 100 Club
Thurs Oct 22 || Columbus, OH || Strongwater #
Fri Oct 22 || Buffalo, NY || Waiting Room #
Sat Oct 24 || Toronto, ON || Not Dead Yet Fest
Sun Oct 25 || Grand Rapids, MI || The Pyramid Scheme #
Mon Oct 26 || DeKalb, IL || The House Café #
Tues Oct 27 || Minneapolis, MN || Triple Rock Social Club #
Wed Oct 28 || Bloomington, IN || The Bishop
Thurs Oct 29 || Nashville, TN || The End #
Fri Oct 30 || Memphis, TN || Hi Tone Cafe $
Sun Nov 1 || St. Louis, MO || The Firebird $
Mon Nov 2 || Kansas City, MO || The Record Bar $
Tues Nov 3 || Springfield, MO || Outland Ballroom #
Wed Nov 4 || Oklahoma City, OK || 89th Street Collective #
Thurs Nov 5 || Dallas, TX || The Door #
Sat Nov 7 || San Antonio, TX || The Paper Tiger &
Mon Nov 9 || Houston TX || Fitzgerald’s &
Wed Nov 11 || Atlanta, GA || Purgatory – The Masquerade &^
Thurs Nov 12 || Durham, NC || Duke Coffeehouse &^
Fri Nov 13 || Baltimore, MD || Ottobar &^
Sat Nov 14 || Philadelphia, PA @ The First Unitarian Church &^

# w/ Title Fight
$ w/ Spencer Radcliffe
& w/ Girlpool
^ Eskimeaux

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