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Stream “California Nights” & Fall For Best Coast All Over Again

This may seem hard to believe, but Best Coast have not released an album since 2012. It’s not as if they have been hiding all this time, either. The duo has traveled the world at least once since their last record dropped, including dates at countless festivals around the globe. They also spent a lot of time finding a new sound, which they are now sharing with fans through the new single “California Nights.”

Taken from an album with the same name, which is set for release in early May, “California Nights” is a lush pop rock jam that takes …

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UTG PREVIEW: The 8 Must-See Acts At 80/35

Tucked away in Des Moines, Iowa is 80/35, one of the best festivals slated for the holiday weekend. Headliners Cake, Conor Oberst, Ziggy Marley, and Dr. Dog help round out an electric lineup of local, regional, and national talent who are all pouring into the heart of America for this annual event. Named after the crossing of the two major interstates in Des Moines (I-35 and I-80) there is no doubt 80/35 is ramping up for one of the best music-filled Fourth of Julys anyone could ask for and we couldn’t be more excited to be …

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Watch Best Coast’s Lyric Video For “This Lonely Morning”

Best Coast have premiered an entertaining lyric video for their single, “The Lonely Morning.” The song is taken from their EP, Fade Away, which was released last month. The video features members of the group on a tennis court as Bethany more or less pelts Bobb with tennis balls. You can watch the lyric video by taking a look below the jump.

The band will be heading out on tour this coming February, and will be sharing the stage with The Pixies. If you want to check them out live, be sure to look at the full list …

“I Don’t Know How” Anyone Could Resist The New Video From Best Coast

Best Coast have spent their entire career crafting and refining a unique blend of surf punk and pop that brings to mind the work of Patsy Cline as often as it does The Beach Boys or The Safaris. Their latest single, “I Don’t Know How,” offers the finest representation of this sound to date, and today the band released perhaps the most fitting video accompaniment imaginable.

Standing in an empty pool wearing a simple dress, Best Coast vocalist Bethany Cosentino spends the majority of the video for “I Don’t Know How” singing about love and life while the California suns …


Pixies Announce January Tour

The Pixies have announced their first full American tour without original bassist Kim Deal, who quit the band earlier this year. This tour will be in support of recent release EP-1 that came out on September 3. They’ve already toured Europe with the lineup, as well as played America under the new build at Riot Fest. The supporting bands will be Best Coast, Cults and Fidlar.

The tour itself covers every major area of America and will last almost two months, from January to March 2014. To see the tour dates, click “read more.”…

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Hear Best Coast’s New Single “This Lonely Morning”

Best Coast is back with a new mini-album called Fade Away due October 22, and they just shared another track off it on Soundcloud. Following up their previously-shared track “I Don’t  Know How,” new song “This Lonely Morning” was written much quicker. “I wrote that song in literally five minutes, sitting in bed one morning, bored,” Bethany Cosentino told Rolling Stone. “The song kickstarted the writing for this record.”

Fade Away is the follow-up to Cosentino and Bobb Bruno’s 2012 The Only Place. Two songs released on Record Store Day by the band–”Fear of My Identity” and “Who Have I …

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Hear New Best Coast Music Off Upcoming Mini Album

September just started, but there’s a bit of summer left over for you to cling on to thanks to Best Coast. The lo-fi California pop rock group will be releasing a new “mini album” called Fade Away. Thanks to NPR, you can hear one of the songs, “I Don’t Know How,” a month before the mini album’s release.

Fade Away has seven songs in total and will come out October 22 through Jewel City, singer Bethany Cosentino’s own newly-launched label. Don’t feel teased by the shortness of the album (or Cosentino’s flirty, carefree vibes in mid-October); a proper …

Best Coast Fade Away


California duo Best Coast have announced the follow-up to last year’s The Only Place, along with artwork that leaves you nodding and saying, “Yep, that’s a Best Coast album cover.” The seven-track release Fade Away will feature five new songs and two recent ones, those two being the Record Store Day-released tracks “Fear of My Identity” and “Who Have I Become.”

Rather than being released on Mexican Summer, Fade Away will be the first release on singer Bethany Cosentino’s record label, Jewel City, on the 22 of an already stacked October.

The label switch is not the …

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UTG PREVIEW: Eight Reasons Riot Fest Is The Most Unique Festival Of The Year

Riot Fest Chicago is everything an alternative music lover of the past 3 decades wants in a festival. It is arguably the most buzzed about, tweeted at, liked and talked about festival of 2013. It has the potential to be legendary. 

Riot Fest-Chicago will be a weekend full of unforgettable sets and unrealistic appearances. Here at UTG, we understand this is the festival of 2013. Over the next week and a half, we are going to be bringing you a multiple-part series dissecting the lineup of Riot Fest Chicago and telling you why we think this particular event in 2013 …

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Best Coast Announce US Tour Dates

Best Coast have announced a completely new batch of US touring dates and can be seen here on Under The Gun Review. These dates feature group’s Lovely Bad Things, Guards, and Bleached at selected shows.

The tour run continues from tonight’s date in Nashville and finishes up in Omaha, Nebraska on September 9 so check them out. All of the added dates can be found through the jump.

5/29 – NASHVILLE, TN – Exit/In *
5/30 – BIRMINGHAM, AL – Workplay *
5/31 – ATLANTA, GA – Variety Playhouse * #
6/1 – RALEIGH, NC – Lincoln Theater * #…


Riot Fest Lineup Announced, Fall Out Boy And Blink 182 To Headline

You know when a “scene” festival lineup is pretty damn strong? When you have Taking Back Sunday, Say Anything, and Saves the Day below the halfway mark of your poster and Brand New on the third line.

As announced by our fellow AbsoluteVoices website PropertyOfZack, this year’s Riot Fest will feature (and take a big breath and sit down before reading all of this) Blink 182, Fall out Boy, The Violent Femmes, Motorhead, Sublime With Rome, Rancid, AFI, Blondie, Public Enemy, Brand New, Flag, Taking Back Sunday, Rocket From The Crypt, Bad Religion, Atmosphere, The Dismemberment Plan, Dinosaur Jr, …

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Best Coast Announce String Of Spring Tour Dates

That’s why we love this time of year here at Under The Gun Review. The tour date announcements just don’t stop coming.

This time, it’s sunny yet hazy indie pop duo Best Coast who are giving word that they’ll be adding a few more dates to their 2013 tour schedules. The band will soon be hitting the road to open for Green Day for the better part of April. After that and a couple of festival dates the pair will be heading out again, making stops in the Southern and Mid-Atlantic regions in the US through early June.

Will they …