California love - Page 2

Best Coast sheds more fuzz, remains enamored of home state

Bethany Cosentino, college dropout and bona fide rock'n'roller

"It's definitely a trip to think that a couple of years ago, I was just a college dropout working a retail job, and now I'm like a professional musician," she says. "It's a weird thing, but I'm just so grateful. [People disliking the new sound] is obviously gonna happen. People want something that is precious to them to remain small and precious. I don't sit around and think about those people. I really just think about the people who are around for the long run."

And whether you like it or not, it looks like Cosentino is gonna be here for the long run too. 


With JEFF the Brotherhood

Sat/19, 9pm, $25

Fox Theater

1807 Telegraph, Oakl.

(510) 302-2250

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