Baltimore indie band Beach House plays the Fox Theater this Friday. We caught up with singer Victoria Legrand to find out more about the group's beautiful new record, Bloom. Before the interview, we were asked by her publicist to avoid “generic who/what/where/when/why questions” and stick to the bio we were sent as a reference.
What followed was a frustrating and awkward exchange with one of the more unique voices in indie music: ripe, full, and androgynous, a voice that defines the reverby Sub Pop sound. But Legrand turned questions around on us, painted a vision of a world in which making music is comparable to “working in a field,” and said Justin Bieber's music “makes you feel like you need to take a shit.” Here's the interview: