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California Teamin’: The Musical Dialogue of Best Coast

That’s what happens with bands — they evolve. That’s what happens with everything.”

Bethany Cosentino, Best Coast

What started as a bedroom-pop project recorded on GarageBand, has led to the release of three albums, multiple tours and rave critic reviews. Drenched in California-rays, Best Coast burst out of L.A. with Bethany Cosentino handling songwriting and vocals, and Bobb Bruno on everything else. Their signature lo-fi jangley garage-pop can soundtrack any teenage romance through its ups and downs. In their latest release, California Nightsthe band looks towards the twilight of youthful naivety, and ensconce themselves as mainstay in the modern tapestry of music. Bethany speaks with WDET’s Travis Wright. Best Coast will be playing the Majestic Theatre on Friday.

-Eli Newman, Culture City Associate Producer

 

Image credit: Courtesy of Best Coast

Aired on: Culture City
About the Author

Travis Wright

Host, CultureShift

Bringing a voice balanced by humble humor and clever cultural insight to WDET’s afternoon airwaves.

travis@wdet.org   Follow @talkinWright

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