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Best Use of Darkness: Beach House
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Best Use of Darkness: Beach House

The sun was already down when Victoria Legrand stepped onstage in a black hooded cloak that could have come from a sales rack on Diagon Alley. Beach House's core duo of singer-keyboardist Legrand and guitarist Alex Scally has always been comfortable playing their dark, dreamy pop with the lights extra low. The sudden blast of white light that revealed the band at one point only made the rest of the set seem that much darker, adding mystery to songs that were forceful, melodic, haunting, hopeful.

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