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News Roundup: Rihanna Gets Raunchy In Music Video, Best Coast Release New...

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If you thought Miley Cyrus' latest music videos were a bit outrageous, Rihanna is about to change your perspective. The erotic pop star released her new video for "Pour It Up," which leaves very little to the imagination. Check it out below. Also, Best Coast released a new song this week; and the new Sleigh Bells album is available to stream. All that and more below.

Best Coast Teases New Mini-Album With 'I Don't Know How'

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Best Coast has revealed an affectionate new song titled "I Don't Know How," off of their forthcoming mini-album Fade Away, which is set for release on October 21st. The followup to 2012's The Only Place is a seven-track EP titled Fade Away which will be released through Bethany...

Best Coast To Release 'Fade Away' Mini-Album This Fall

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Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno of Best Coast have plans to release a new mini-album later this year, The followup to 2012's The Only Place is a seven-track EP titled Fade Away. It will be out October 22 via Cosentino's new label, Jewel City, established in partnership with Kobalt.

News Roundup: Justin Timberlake Will Perform At The Grammys, Ke$ha Lands...

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It's seems like just yesterday when Justin Timberlake was taking a break from music to focus on his film career, doesn't it? His comeback, which he announced last month, is all we hear about these days. This week, the internet went crazy when news dropped that he would be performing at the Grammy's. And that's not all he's planning. Also, Ke$ha is getting her own reality series on MTV. And...

Concert Picks: Tayisha Busay, Jacuzzi Boys, The Tony Castles...

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There's no better way to say 'happy first weekend of the new year' then getting out and seeing some shows - or at least that's what we'd like to think. Trios and duos abound; experimental, electronic, and rocking-out sorts. Catching up with old favorites and new names the hands-on, in-venue approach way is the preferred, most effective method. To a year of fresh and exciting new music, we say......

Concert Picks: Sonny and the Sunsets, Paperdoll, The Ladybug Transistor...

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While the weather does its fickle thing and wanders around somewhere between severe humidity and thunder-and-lightning storm as it tends to do this part of the summer, we suggest going the way of the middle ground and choosing an activity that will keep you centered, mellow, and in a venue that has central A/C. Of course our picks for the weekend are all over the place, nothing new there - from...

M.I.A., Belle and Sebastian, Best Coast And More: Video Roundup

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M.I.A., Belle and Sebastian, Best Coast And More: Video Roundup
We just gave you some fun Mp3s to throw on your iPod but if the rest of the week seems a lot longer to you, don't worry we've got your eyes covered too. We've got some great videos for you after the jump to keep you entertained at home, at your day job (secretly), on the commute home and everything else that may cause boredom. M.I.A., Belle & Sebastian, Best Coast and more after the jump!

Kid Cudi, Jenny And Johnny, Local Natives And More: MP3 Roundup

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Kid Cudi, Jenny and Johnny, Local Natives And More: MP3 Roundup
It may only be Wednesday but we've got a roundup of some great tunes that you can download for free to make the rest of the week go by much quicker. It's beginning to feel a lot more like summer and you definitely need to beef those iPod playlists up for parties and road trips. We point you in the right direction for new tracks from Kid Cudi, Best Coast, Vampire Weekend, Jenny and Johnny,...

Best Coast Music Video: When I'm With You

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Best Coast Music Video: When I'm With You
Best Coast (Bethany Consentino + Bobb Bruno) finally have an official video for their hit track, "When I'm With You." Instead of some old 50s footage many have gotten used to seeing paired up with the song, the new video sports some unlikely team-ups. For instance, it opens up with the waves crashing against the sandy shore as we hear those familiar Consentino's introductory...

WAVED OUT: Concert Review and Photos

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Best Coast at The Echoplex for Waved Out
Aquarium Drunkard's annual WAVED OUT event returned to The Echo and The Echoplex this past weekend and with a killer lineup, BeatCrave made sure to get over there and soak in all the musical talent both stages would be overflowing with. Of course, we weren't the only ones there; both venues continued to pack in more music fiends like us late into the night. For a measly $12,...

BeatCrave Fav Poll: Surfer Blood, Best Coast, A.A. Bondy, The Soft Pack

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BeatCrave Fav Poll: Surfer Blood, Best Coast, A.A. Bondy, The Soft Pack
We’ve picked out favorite artists of the week. Now it’s your turn to pick yours! Is your favorite the surf rock band (who don't actually surf), Surfer Blood (listen here)? Is it the new surf pop team between Bethany Consentino and Bobb Bruno for Best Coast (listen here)? Is it folk singer A.A. Bondy who has sweetly stolen our hearts (listen...

Best Coast: BeatCrave Fav

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East coast, West coast, can't we just get along? According to Bethany Cosentino - California native and vocal anchor of Best Coast - the warmth of California is where it's at. Sure, she had a brief residential stint in New York, at a time of year where is 30 degrees vs. 75, we have to agree.  In fact, any indicators of her opinion on what she considers to be the best coast...

NO CANCER! Benefit: Review and Photos

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Last Sunday, all the hipsters who couldn't care less about the Super Bowl headed on over to Los Angeles' art gallery and performance venue, The Strange, for a very good cause. Starting at noon, bands such as Abe Vigoda, Darker My Love, No Age, Nodzzzz, Best Coast and Vivian Girls came to the charming location to help raise money for a dear friend's mom who needed the funds due to cancer.

Concert Picks: Those Darlins, AA Bondy, Vivian Girls...

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We have five reasons for you to get out off the couch this weekend for reasons other than spontaneously yelling "TOUCHDOWN!" or running to the kitchen for chips and beer. Check out our concert picks below: Those Darlins | Friday, February 5 | 8:00 pm | 18+ | $13 | Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY - Map | Country rock never sounded so edgy, so sixties, so fresh. No doubt about...

Bands To Look Out For In 2010

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Gavin Castleton: BeatCrave's Bands To Watch For In 2010
There is no doubt that 2009 has been a great year for music. We've had fun listening and sharing some of these artists with you through our BeatCrave Fav series, and we've also compiled a Top Albums of 2009 list like everyone else. Today, we're going to skip ahead and focus on the future and what great music will be coming our way in 2010. January is only a few weeks away and we want to fill...