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Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino doesn't really strike me as the audiophile type, and yet she recently recorded a live-in-studio session for the speaker manufacturer Jawbone, showing off its binaural…   Read Story »
Hoverboards! Who didn't want one after seeing Back To The Future Part II? Even I wanted one, and I'm terrified of heights and gave up attempting to skateboard after just one marginally nasty fall.…   Read Story »
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.…   Read Story »
Muffs leader Kim Shattuck was recently, unceremoniously, unapologetically dismissed from the Pixies, notified by the band's manager. Upset leader Ali Koehler was let go as the drummer of Best Coast…   Read Story »
Best Coast's video for "This Lonely Morning," a fuzzily sunny song from their new Fade Away EP, has all the song's lyrics printed onscreen, but it's not really a lyric video. And it debuted on Funny…   Read Story »
In recent weeks we've heard about musician-versus-audience showdowns involving Fiona Apple and Neko Case that resulted in both singers erupting at their fans. Now let's add Best Coast to their…   Read Story »
Best Coast released their new Fade Away EP last week, prompting this Chris DeVille piece about the value of perfecting a single sound and staying in your lane. And if anything, the group's new video…   Read Story »
Best Coast's new EP Fade Away came out yesterday. It sounds... like Best Coast. There are distorted guitars, sugary girl-group vocals, simple major-key chord progressions, jaunty tempos, arching…   Read Story »
Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino may be launching her own label to release her band's upcoming mini-album Fade Away, but that doesn't mean she's turned from the easygoing all-sunshine no-sweat vibes…   Read Story »
Whether you call it a mini-album or an EP, Best Coast's Fade Away is a short, sweet burst of the effervescent sun-dappled pop-rock we've come to crave from Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno. We've…   Read Story »