1. Soul Sisters Podcast: Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast Is Speaking Up, Not Shutting Up

    March 25, 2016 12:00 PM EDT " Maybe I just have had enough," says Bethany Cosentino , frontwoman of the California band Best Coast and all-around feminist badass to anyone who's been paying attention to women's issues in the music industry this past year. "I think it’s probably the amount of…

  2. Best Coast Sends Fervent Fans Surfing Through Terminal 5: Live Review

    February 19, 2016 3:18 PM EST “You almost made me puke. That’s how hard I worked. I almost puked so many times,” Best Coast ’s Bethany Cosentino told a sold-out crowd at Terminal 5 on a freezing night in New York on Thursday -- and she meant it in the best way after a performance that held the rowdiest of crowds'…

  3. Best Coast Hits the Gym in 'Feeling OK' Video: Watch

    July 07, 2015 8:09 PM EDT Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno get fit in their new "Feeling OK" music video, a track from their third album, California Nights . The Best Coast duo released the video on Apple Music's Connect on Tuesday (June 7). The clip stars Cosentino, who wakes up to an '80s workout…

  4. Best Coast Outdoes Itself on Surprisingly Sharp ‘California Nights’: Album Review

    May 12, 2015 2:39 PM EDT Long past the height of their hipster popularity, Los Angeles surf-rockers Best Coast have unexpectedly served up their best album. Since the band first emerged in 2009 as a girl group-meets- Jesus and Mary Chain duo, its sound has undergone several superficial makeovers, from reverb…

  5. SXSW 2015: 12 Unforgettable Moments From Music's First Big Day

    March 18, 2015 11:20 AM EDT With the music portion in full swing at SXSW, we're bringing you daily recaps of the action from Austin. Here are 12 unforgettable moments from music's first big day at the fest.  SXSW 2015: Check Out Our Full Coverage Here 9:48AM -- British garage-house duo Gorgon City man the…

  6. SXSW 2012: 9 Things Seen, Heard & Thrown Saturday

    March 18, 2012 3:00 PM EDT A drunken brawl at the A$AP Rocky Show... a throbbing set by Skrillex... Matthew McConaughey playing his beloved congas... Here are 10 things from Saturday's South By Southwest that you might have missed -- even if you were in the audience. 1. An all-out brawl ensued at the Vice Kills…

  7. Best Coast's Cosentino Launching Clothing Line

    March 01, 2012 8:18 PM EST Bethany Cosentino is bringing her style to Urban Outfitters, the Best Coast rocker revealed on Twitter on Thursday. The indie singer will launch her debut clothing line for the brand in May, following in the footsteps of Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon, who previously designed for Urban…

  8. Best Coast Addresses Lineup Changes

    December 09, 2011 8:25 PM EST Best Coast has responded to the departure of drummer Ali Koehler on Facebook . The lineup change caused an online stir upon its announcement on Wednesday. Music blog Hipster Runoff broke the news, posting a photo of the band performing with a new drummer. "Best Coast has and always will…

  9. Twitter Tips From Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino

    October 13, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Bethany Cosentino, frontwoman of lo-fi indie act Best Coast , spends a lot of time on her Twitter account . Thanks to her, shall we say, low-maintenance approach to an Internet presence (including but not limited to conversations with boyfriend Nate Williams of fellow lo-fi act Wavves ,…

  10. Best Coast Premieres Drew Barrymore-Directed, Star-Studded Video

    August 02, 2011 12:09 PM EDT The latest collaboration from SoCal indie princess Bethany Cosentino (aka, Best Coast leader) doesn't involve Wavves , Weezer's Rivers Cuomo or Snacks the Cat , but someone a bit less predictable: Drew Barrymore. Best Coast and Barrymore teamed up for the latest MTV Supervideo, with…

  11. Coachella 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    April 18, 2011 10:30 AM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed on Sunday that you may have missed -- even if you were there. Coachella…

  12. Weezer Kicks Off Nostalgic 'Memories' Tour in Los Angeles

    November 29, 2010 6:38 PM EST There may be only a few '90s-era alt-rock stars left, but none has had a more unique path to sustained relevance than Rivers Cuomo and his bandmates in Weezer . Consider: After their self-titled breakthrough (now known as "The Blue Album"), which was a mainstay of MTV and radio…

  13. Billboard Bits: Beyonce's Parents Call Off Divorce, Taylor Swift Admits to Giving Bad Advice

    November 16, 2010 6:46 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce's Parents Not Divorcing; Britney's Parents Reconcile A pair of pop stars have watched their parents undergo recent relationship changes. Matthew and Tina Knowles, the mother and father of Beyonce …

  14. blink-182's Mark Hoppus Interviews Wavves

    October 25, 2010 7:37 AM EDT With three albums out in just two years' time, San Diego surf-rock trio Wavves has quickly made a name for itself beyond mere hype. While blink-182 's Mark Hoppus is just one of the band's growing number of fans, our guest editor had some burning questions for the man behind…

  15. Best Coast Rides 'Crazy' Wave of Blog Buzz to Success

    August 16, 2010 2:45 PM EDT She's a breezy California surf rocker, a throwback '90s indie queen and a savvy Twitter star all rolled into one. But Best Coast singer-songwriter Bethany Cosentino is something else too: a certifiable "It" girl. The California-based Best Coast -- comprising Cosentino and…

  16. Kid Cudi Has a Big Head in 'All Summer'

    July 14, 2010 6:17 PM EDT K id Cudi has a big head -- literally -- in the new video for "All Summer," the alt-rapper's Converse-approved single with Vampire Weekend's Rostam Batmanglij and Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino. In the clip, Cudi, Batmanglij and Cosentino do chores and jam out in…