Beirut and Sharon Van Etten: some thoughts on transition and the beauty of truth’s transmission through sound

Zach Condon, by Olga Baczynska (Because every article featuring Condon/Beirut uses this photo lolz)

He got me with a segment of sound. Then she snuck a sip of my soul with the way she worked a word. Both moments were so stirring they entered immediately into my file of favorites.

I can’t remember the first time I heard a song from the band Beirut, or when it was, exactly, but my…