Watch: Best Coast Covers Fleetwood Mac’s “Storms” On Jimmy Fallon

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Lately it seems Best Coast have Fleetwood Mac fever—they recently contributed a cover of  the 1976 single “Rhiannon” to Just Tell Me That You Want Me, a Fleetwood Mac tribute album due out on August 14th—and last night they covered “Storms” on Jimmy Fallon. “Storms” was previously recorded as a B-side to their first single “The Only Place” [...]

Treasure Island Music Festival Lineup Announced

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Treasure Island Music Festival has announced its 2012 lineup. The festival will take place on San Francisco’s Treasure Island (Yes, it’s an actual island.) on Oct. 13 and 14. As in previous years, Saturday’s lineup will include largely hip-hop and electronic artists and Sunday will include largely indie rock and folk artists. Watch the trailer [...]

Best Coast – “The Only Place”


There’s no denying Bethany Cosentino and her Best Coast multi-instrumentalist cohort Bobb Bruno have indelible knacks for big melodies and melatonin-soaked moods. Cosentino, Bruno and producer extraordinaire Jon Brion (Fiona Apple, Punch-Drunk Love soundtrack) can conjure a simple hook on a whim. They support such hooks with sturdy rhythms or semitropical flourishes effortlessly. There truly [...]

Best Coast Announce New Album and Tour Dates


Best Coast will release it’s sophomore LP, The Only Place, on May 15 via Mexican Summer. The album is the follow-up to the band’s 2010 debut Crazy For You. The LP produced by Jon Brion will include 11 tracks, including the demo “How They Want Me to Be.” The band has also revealed a number [...]

SXSW 2012 Schedule Up Today!


Quick, all you uber music fans out there scramble to get your SXSW 2012 personal schedules together. Today marked the release of the official schedule and, with it, some band and artist names that weren’t previously included on the ‘to-play’ list. I won’t lie; I started working on my schedule a month ago. But I [...]

Review: Dum Dum Girls – “Only in Dreams”


Oh my, the new Dum Dum Girls record is totally not what I was expecting! I guess I sort of holed up with I Will Be, their 2010 debut LP that made a lot of noise in cyberspace and was, well, noisy. Dee Dee’s lo-fi vocals were so uncouth and cool that they influenced my [...]

Best Indie Records of 2010


While getting such a rounded number as 25 wasn’t exactly the goal here, that’s how many ‘best’ indie records of 2010 I’d like to mention. As a disclaimer, this is not a reflection of The Silver Tongue indie team’s collective opinion, but a mere listing of the records that I, personally, have enjoyed the most [...]