Bursting through a fuzzy bubblegum cloud of popularity and adulation with their first full-length effort two years ago, Best Coast have finally set upon delivering their second album, a dangerous predicament for a band so infused and rooted into such a distinct style of warm psychedelic pop.
Made up of primary songwriter and vocalist Bethany Cosentino and her right-hand multi instrumentalist Bobb Bruno, Best Coast struck a magic chord with 2010’s ‘Crazy For You‘, venturing into imperial hipsterdom with its blissfully crafted pop melodies, momentous amounts of reverb, and stripped-bare lyrics that held tons of yearning sentimentalism.
In today’s Soundbites – our look back at the past week’s news, reviews, and tabloid gossip – The Stone Roses, and the world’s music press, descend on Warrington, Pete Doherty may not yet be the new Laurence Olivier, sex, drugs and rock n roll gets scientifically proven, the latest Escapists track is reviewed and our pick of the week’s new videos is selected.
The Enemy‘s Tom Clarke has taken to Twitter for a final push which he hopes will carry his band’s new album to number one tomorrow.
Looking for some free new music to tide you over this weekend? Well you’re in the right place with the Live4ever Ezine‘s New Tunes guide. We’ve sorted through our packed inbox over the last seven days to offer up the best in mp3s, Soundcloud links and YouTube videos for your viewing and listening pleasure. Check out previous editions of the New Tunes Guide here.
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