31.03.2016 l npr music - Portrait Of A Punk Who Never Grew Up
It's been a remarkable 12 months for James Alex, a year full of contradictions and firsts. The lead singer and songwriter for the band Beach Slang, Alex and his wife Rachel had their first child, Oliver, to start 2015. Then in October, the band released its debut album, The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us, which has meant nonstop touring. mehr
04.02.2016 l - Beach Slang Interview: ‘Maybe writing really honest things has finally found a place’
Critics and fans alike are falling head over heels for Beach Slang’s effervescent blend of fist-pumping punk rock and poetic lyricism. Frontman James Alex isn’t taking any of it for granted. mehr
27.11.2015 l - Ride the Wild Haze: Why Beach Slang Is the Artist of the Year
For Beach Slang, this is only the beginning. Alex divulges that he’s already written half of the songs for their follow-up record, they’re going to Europe three times next year, and have plans for a damn-near world tour in support of The Things We Do to Find People Like Us. mehr
06.11.2015 l - Beach Slang: The Eternal Optimist
It’s been a big year for Beach Slang. After releasing the compilation album Broken Thrills earlier this year, the Philly four-piece are have finally put out their highly anticipated debut full-length, The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us, and they’ve firmly established themselves as one of punk rocks must-watch acts. We caught up with frontman James Alex to chat about the creative process behind their debut, along with the band’s history, and what it means to pick yourself back up when things go bad. mehr
05.08.2015 l - Finally, listen to the first song from Beach Slang’s Debut Album
So here it is, the first taste of one of the most anticipated records of the year. Let its chords dig into your brain. Turn your speakers up, and feel this song—the soundtrack for the angry, young, and wild. mehr