Hear Best Coast’s New Children’s Song “Cats And Dogs”

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Best Coast is full of surprises, the latest one being the announcement of an upcoming children’s album entitled Best Kids. I’d guess that it’s going to be the most fuzzed-out G-rated record of all time, and truthfully I’m a little bit jealous of the cool toddlers who are going to grow up on this kind … More »

Best Coast Sings A Song As Elaine From Seinfeld

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If you’re not already familiar, you should get acquainted with @Seinfeld2000, which is probably the only actually good parody Twitter account. The person behind the account has dabbled in the music world a few times over the years — Ezra Koenig sang the Seinfeld theme for a Junior Mint video game and … More »

“If It Makes You Happy” Is (Still) Having A Moment

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My downstairs neighbors have a habit of getting wine-drunk and singing old songs. They generally break out stuff like “Love Shack” or “We Are Family.” Sometimes, it’s just indistinguishable shrieking. Usually, it’s extremely annoying. But a few weeks ago, while I was cooking something for dinner and enjoying a moment of solitude, I heard a … More »

Watch Best Coast Cover Sheryl Crow’s “If It Makes You Happy”

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Last night, Best Coast performed at a Valentine’s Day benefit show for Planned Parenthood in Los Angeles. During their set, Bethany Cosentino covered Sheryl Crow’s all-timer “If It Makes You Happy.” In a tweet, she had this to say: “Shout out to the shitty dude in a shitty band … More »

Best Coast – “Little Saint Nick” (The Beach Boys Cover)

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As the holidays creep ever closer, the steady stream of holiday music continues. Today, Amazon Music is adding a whole bunch of new songs to their Indie For The Holidays playlist, and we’ve already heard some of them, like Charly Bliss’ “All I Want For Christmas Is You” cover, Albert Hammond Jr.’s “TheMore »

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

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I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors on the last page and it beeped from my backpack on the way out. I was gonna bring it back. I just wanted to take it home to read the … More »

The Smell Announces Relocation Fundraiser Feat. Ty Segall, Best Coast, No Age, & More

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The Smell Announces Relocation Fundraiser Feat. Ty Segall, Best Coast, No Age, & MoreLA’s storied all-ages DIY venue the Smell will celebrate its 19th anniversary with a pretty spectacular show at the Belasco Theater on 1/7, featuring local artists like Ty Segall, Best Coast, No Age, Bleached, Vice Cooler, and more TBA. The Smell’s longtime home on Main Street in downtown LA received a demolition notice back … More »

Q&A: Jane Wiedlin Talks Go-Go’s Farewell With Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino

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The Go-Go's Jane Wiedlin & Best Coast's Bethany CosentinoTonight the Go-Go’s — the pioneering California quartet that melded punk and New Wave into inimitable musical staples — embark on a farewell tour signaling that they’re go-going for good. For the next month, the chart-topping band’s “classic lineup” (featuring vocalist Belinda Carlisle, Gina Schock on drums, guitarist Jane Wiedlin, and jack-of-all trades Charlotte Caffey) … More »