Tag Archives: Best Coast

Live Review: Best Coast with Bully at Showbox at the Market 6/4/15

Last Thursday, Best Coast blasted the Showbox with that effortless cool and garage aesthetic that they have championed throughout the years, giving the audience the best of both worlds. With their latest album, California Nights, the California band marks their third release, but first on a major label. Each previous project (including the EP FadeRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, June 1st: • KEXP Presents Palma Violets, Public Access T.V., Tangerine at Tractor Tavern // 21+ (more info) • July Talk, Hounds of the Wild Hunt at The Sunset // 21+ (more info)

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Out This Week 5/5

Lots of great releases this week for your Spring soundtrack: L.A. duo Best Coast return with what KEXP’s Music Director Don Yates describes as a “consistently strong set of ‘90s-influenced power pop, featuring a big, punchy sound with fuzzy guitars, energetic rhythms and Bethany Cosentino’s honeyed, often multi-tracked vocals and emotive, often-melancholy lyrics, along withRead more…

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Friday Music News

R&B legend Ben E. King, founding member of the Drifters, has passed away from natural causes. King broke out as a solo artist with the single “Spanish Harlem,” but it was the timeless classic “Stand By Me,” which he also cowrote, that made him a star. Watch the video of him performing the mega-hit, below.Read more…

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Thursday Music News

Beloved Northwest duo The Helio Sequence share a vibrant video for the track “Upward Mobility” off their upcoming self-titled full-length out May 19th on Sub Pop. The clip, directed by Emanuele Kabu, is a fun, animated experience. Watch below. The Helio Sequence will be LIVE on KEXP on Tuesday, May 19th at 1:00 PM PT.Read more…

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Tuesday Music News

Passion Pit‘s third studio album Kindred is now streaming in its entirety. They’ve already shared a few tracks, but now you can hear the whole thing thanks to iTunes Radio. The seven-track collection will officially release on April 21. Listen HERE. [SPIN]

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Thursday Music News

Brooklyn band The National have quietly shared a new track: stream the single “Sunshine on My Back” below, featuring guest vocals from Sharon Van Etten. The track was recorded during the sessions for their 2013 release Trouble Will Find Me, and comes free with every rental or purchase of the Mistaken for Strangers documentary throughRead more…

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Tuesday Music News

Best Coast will drop their new album California Nights on May 5. They’ve shared the lyric video for album track “Heaven Sent.” This spring the band heads out on a North American tour, which will bring them to The Showbox on June 4. [CoS]

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Tuesday Music News

After signing with Capitol Record’s label Harvest, Best Coast have announced the May 5 release date of their new album California Nights. They’ve shared the video for the stunning title track. Bethany Cosentino sounds so incredible that it almost makes you want to move to California. Check it out below. [Pitchfork]

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Pemberton Music Festival 2014: Friday, Part 2 – Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, Kendrick Lamar, Grimes, Schoolboy Q, Tyler the Creator, and more

Up above Whistler in British Columbia, Pemberton Music Festival triumphantly returns this year for the first time since 2008. This year, the festival features one of the best overall music and comedy lineups of the year, and we are proud to provide coverage through photos and summaries all weekend. After a set rearrangement at theRead more…

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