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Jimmy Page, Elton John, Q-Tip and Other Musicians React to Chris Cornell’s Death

Chris Cornell, iconic frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died unexpectedly at age 52 Wednesday night. As news spread, scores of musicians took to social media to pay tribute. Here are…
Anna Gaca / May 18, 2017

No Age, Best Coast, Ty Segall Will Play Benefit Show for Beloved Los Angeles DIY Venue The Smell

Around the turn of the last decade, a crop of exciting, noisy Los Angeles bands like No Age, Abe Vigoda, Mika Miko, and Pocahaunted caught…
Andy Cush / December 27, 2016

New Music: Best Coast’s “Christmas and Everyday,” From American Girl’s Holiday Special

Best Coast has shared "Christmas and Everyday," a festive girl-power-pop jam written for An American Girl Story – Maryellen 1955: Extraordinary Christmas, an upcoming Amazon Kids…
Anna Gaca / November 23, 2016

Bethany Cosentino on Music Sexism: ‘There Are a Lot of People in the Industry Who Do Shady Things’

Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah last night to discuss music-industry sexism and disgraced former music publicist Heathcliff Berru. Multiple women, beginning with Amber…
Anna Gaca / May 5, 2016

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Says Chris Brown’s ‘Back to Sleep’ ‘Perpetuates Rape Culture’

Chris Brown, despite being a profitable pop tour de force, is not exactly known for his equal-minded views regarding men and women. To that end, Best…
Rachel Brodsky / April 17, 2016

Watch Best Coast Perform at a Bernie Sanders Rally in Wisconsin

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders held a rally at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Kohl Center yesterday, where celebrities like Rosario Dawson and Shailene Woodley turned…
Rachel Brodsky / April 4, 2016

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Writes Essay on Music Industry Sexism for Lena Dunham’s Newsletter

Update: Bethany Cosentino's full essay, titled "Burgers, Bitches, and Bullshit," is now available in full online. Read it here.  Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino wrote an essay about sexism…
James Grebey / February 2, 2016

Best Coast Covered Nirvana’s ‘Dumb’ on a New Vinyl Release

Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino has always been an outspoken fan of all things Nirvana-related — she covered "About a Girl" back in 2012 and recently…
Brennan Carley / January 25, 2016

Death Cab For Cutie, New Pornographers, Best Coast, and More Had Their Facebook Accounts Hacked

Snowed in and bored this weekend? So were some hackers: Best Coast, Death Cab for Cutie, and the New Pornographers were targeted by mischievous internet…
Harley Brown / January 25, 2016

Here’s What’s Happening With the Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Heathcliff Berru

What began Sunday night as a simple series of tweets from one musician has quickly snowballed into a widespread web of allegations of sexual assault…
Natasha Aftandilians / January 20, 2016

Revisit the Best Moments of SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Event With Best Coast, Tink, Alex G, and YACHT

Last week, SPIN looked back on the Year in Music with a show at Los Angeles' Regent Theater, which featured sets by Los Angeles indie…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

Watch Best Coast Tear Through ‘Feeling OK’ at SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Event

Last week at a show at Los Angeles' historic Regent Theater, L.A. locals Best Coast, Philadelphia indie pop songwriter Alex G, Chicago rapper Tink, and…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2015

Best Coast, Tink, and Alex G Represent for 2015 at SPIN’s Year in Music Showcase

SPIN gave 2015 a proper send-off last night in Los Angeles with our Year in Music event. Philly's Alex G kicked off the evening with…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Best Coast, Tink, and Alex G Will Perform at SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Show

SPIN is pleased to announce the lineup for our 2015 Year in Music event, where we're inviting you to celebrate some of the best music…
SPIN Staff / November 19, 2015
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