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Over the past month and a half, Best Coast have been teasing out new material from their upcoming California Nights, the group’s third proper full-length and first since signing with Harvest. So far we’ve had tastes of the record via the title track, “Heaven Sent,” and “Feeling OK” — songs that contrast blissed-out stoner majesty… More »

The subway advertisements have caught your attention. You’ve noticed it listed over and over again on your digital cable box guide. You’ve seen the DVDs both in houses and left on stoops, just in case anyone wants to take them. Of course, you saw the Super Bowl thing. Now it’s time to finally talk about… More »

We’re almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it’s time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we’ve ranked our most anticipated albums. Today the feature returns, bigger than ever, with a whopping 100 records we’re looking forward to hearing, enjoying, debating,… More »

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Life Is Beautiful 2015 Brought Weezer, Duran Duran, Stevie Wonder & More To Downtown Vegas

Life Is Beautiful has the makings of a unique festival, the kind that would be tempting to choose over some of the usual suspects (e.g.,…
Ryan Leas | September 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Artist Portraits From Life Is Beautiful 2015

Life Is Beautiful took over Downtown Las Vegas this past weekend, with headlining sets from Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, and Imagine Dragons. Snoop Dogg, Dura…
Stereogum | September 28, 2015 - 12:37 pm

Watch Best Coast Play “The Bandmate Game” For James Corden

Earlier this month, Best Coast were musical guests on an episode of James Corden's Late Late Show. While they were there, they taped a comedy…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2015 - 9:11 am

Weezer – “Go Away” (Feat. Bethany Cosentino) Video

Yesterday we saw a preview of Weezer's video for Everything Will Be Alright In The End single "Go Away." Today, the full visuals for the…
Chris DeVille | July 24, 2015 - 10:25 am

Preview Weezer & Bethany Cosentino’s “Go Away” Video

Last year, on their album Everything Will Be Alright In The End, Weezer teamed up with Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino for a bright, catchy song…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Watch Best Coast Perform, A$AP Rocky Do Carpool Karaoke With Rod Stewart On James Corden

To date, the best innovation that James Corden's Late Late Show has come up with is probably Carpool Karaoke, in which Corden and a famou…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2015 - 8:56 am

Best Coast – “Feeling Ok” Video

Apparently posting content to Apple Music's artist-driven social network Connect is difficult, but that didn't stop Best Coast from sharing their new "Feeling Ok" video
Chris DeVille | July 7, 2015 - 2:56 pm

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Shares Note To Fans About Why She Seems So “Serious” Onstage These Days

Best Coast dropped their debut full-length, Crazy For You five years ago, when Bethany Cosentino was a 23-year-old stoner with a heap of dude problem…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 24, 2015 - 2:09 pm

Read A Conversation Between Bethany Cosentino And Molly Ringwald

The latest installment of California Sunday Magazine's Q&A series "The Thread" features a conversation between actress Molly Ringwald and Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino. Both bastio…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 12, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Artist Portraits From Shaky Knees 2015

Shaky Knees Festival went down in Atlanta this weekend, and we sent two photographers to capture portraits and live shots of some of the performer…
Stereogum | May 11, 2015 - 11:46 am

Watch Best Coast’s Confident, Catchy-As-Hell Conan Performance

Best Coast are so deep into the Best Coast Zone on new album California Nights that it can be hard to hear the subtle adjustment…
Tom Breihan | May 6, 2015 - 9:08 am

Stream Best Coast California Nights

Best Coast's forthcoming album, California Nights, might be their most ambitious work to date, as James mentioned in an earlier post about the single "Feeling
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 30, 2015 - 12:46 pm

Best Coast – “Feeling OK”

We've already heard the title track and "Heaven Sent" from Best Coast's upcoming full-length, California Nights, and the duo has just shared another new song…
James Rettig | April 14, 2015 - 8:34 am

Best Coast – “Heaven Sent” Video

Best Coast already released a lyric video for their second single "Heaven Sent" off of the duo's forthcoming album, California Nights, but today the band…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 1, 2015 - 3:09 pm

Best Coast – “Heaven Sent”

Yesterday on Instagram Best Coast teased "Heaven Sent," another song from their forthcoming third album California Nights, and today we get to hear it i…
Caitlin White | March 10, 2015 - 10:11 am

Best Coast – “California Nights” Video

Best Coast just took the major-label plunge, signing to the Capitol subsidiary Harvest and announcing the release of California Nights, their third proper album. Today,…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2015 - 10:36 am

FLOODFest Announces Impressive Inaugural SXSW 2015 Lineup

We’re nearing the end of February, which means every inbox in the music industry is overflowing with SXSW showcase announcements. Today, FLOOD Magazine revealed that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 19, 2015 - 11:35 am

Best Coast Announce Major Label Debut Album California Nights

California pop-rock band Best Coast have signed to Capitol's Harvest Records to release California Nights. According to a tweet announcing the release, Bethany Cosentino and…
Chris DeVille | February 18, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Stream Best Coast’s Valentine’s Day Playlist

Best Coast's songs are perfect for both those who are in love and those who are lovesick, so it makes sense that Bethany Cosentino would…
James Rettig | February 13, 2015 - 7:10 pm
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