Tag Archives: Best Coast

2 For 2uesday

Only two more 2uesdays left before Christmas so I’ll supply two new Christmas songs for you the next two 2uesdays.  You’re welcome! Best Coast might not have released a new album in 2016 but you can still enjoy their mighty fine California Nights album and now you can hear their Christmas contribution to the Amazon […]

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Record Store Day 2016

Just like SXSW, Coachella and The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, Record Store Day started out as a great idea to fill a niche but is now an idea that has become too big for its britches.    Long lines, limited availability and hoarders selling their stock for double the price on eBay have […]

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Get Out

It’s going down tonight at the Fonda.  It’s possibly the most inspired triple bill highlighting three of the best indie So Cal bands out there today.   Best Coast celebrate “California Nights” (the name of their really strong 2015 album). You’ll also get to hear “way to much” (their pop/punk single)from Wavves .     The evening will […]

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Free Music Friday

It’s the first weekend of summer so let Best Coast‘s indie beach babe Bethany Cosentino create the perfect mixtape for your summer weekend, courtesy of Spin.  I also recommnend spinning their new album, California Nights.  Enjoy! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe […]

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New Music Tuesday

Dar Williams published a great piece in American Songwriter on the changing economics of touring.  It reminded me that even though I do love the availability of streaming, it’s still important to support the artists and actually buy a physical copy of the music.  Not only does that put more change in the artists pocket […]

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New Music Tuesday

Things I learned about the band, Poliça. 1) This is how you pronounce their name. 2) The word Poliça is Polish for police or policy, not French. 3) That tale in the letter c is called a cedilla. It’s a Spanish word. 4) Lead singer of the band, Channy Leaneagh sees it as a reference to an […]

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Weekend In LA

Labor Day may have reminded us that summer is coming to an end, but there are still so many fun things to do outside this weekend. Best Coast have made one of my favorite albums of 2012 and they make what promises to be a triumphant return to their hometown with a FREE concert at The […]

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Tribute Albums

I wish all tribute albums were as brilliant as the songs they covered but that’s rarely the case and as the saying goes, “if wishes and buts were clusters of nuts we’d all have a bowl of granola“. Just Tell Me That You Want Me – Tribute To Fleetwood Mac comes out Tuesday and while the […]

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Mid-Season Music All-Stars

It’s All-Star break time so it must be time to stop and reflect over the past half of the year which albums would make my All Star team.  Here’s my top 10.  Click on the photo to give them a listen. 1) Fun. “Some Nights Whenever someone ask me for a recommendation of a new […]

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New Music Tuesday

Two future great summer records to play in the next few months and two comeback records highlight this week’s releases. Best Coast are the The Beach Boys and Katy Perry and The Go-Go’s all rolled up in one delicious package.  Their last record entitiled “Crazy For You” took on the best of Darlene Love and […]

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