27 JULY 2010
  • 3:48pm MP3/Video: The Soft Pack cover The Rolling Stones on Triple J
    The Soft Pack

    While in Sydney recently for their debut Australian tour, L.A’s The Soft Pack stopped by Triple J’s studios to record a killer ‘Like A Version’ session. Beginning with an acoustic rendition of their hit track, “Answer To Yourself”, the guys then launched into a cover of The Rolling Stones classic, “Hang Fire”.

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6 JULY 2010
  • 9:45am MP3: Best Coast – “Boyfriend”
    Best Coast

    Best Coast’s warm, fuzzy, surf-pop anthems are sweeter than sharing a fudge banana sundae and a Cherry Coke with your high-school flame. Just check out this free mp3 of album opener, “Boyfriend”. It’s all the best/worst parts of your teenage summers, woven together in two-and-a-half-minutes.

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29 JUNE 2010
27 JUNE 2010
  • 9:25am MP3: Beach Fossils – “Daydream”
    Beach Fossils

    Wavves might be the self-proclaimed “King Of The Beach”, but a challenger is never far behind. Dustin Payseur – frontman and songwriter for Brooklyn’s Beach Fossils – has everything it takes to be the world’s next sultan of surf-pop. Just check out this free mp3 of “Daydream”. The sparkling guitar line alone conjures up the smell of ocean salt, SBF15+, freshly cut grass and pollen.

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23 JUNE 2010
  • 6:26pm Video: Vampire Weekend, Best Coast, and Kid Cudi to Join Forces
    Rostam Batmanglij (Vampire Weekend)

    Vampire Weekend’s Rostam Batmanglij, surf-rockers Best Coast, and hip-hop sensation, Kid Cudi, will be teaming up for an all-new song and video – to be released next month on Converse’s website. While we await the collaboration, check out this Converse-helmed short-film, documenting Best Coast’s first European tour.

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14 JUNE 2010
14 MARCH 2010
  • 8:20am MP3: The Soft Pack – “Answer To Yourself”
    Soft Pack

    Hype and hypebole aside, The Soft Pack are just dudes making loose tunes. Based out of L.A, they play the kind of care-free jams you could blast while rollerblading down the broadwalk at Venice Beach, or chilling out in the convertable you’ve been restoring all summer. Think early-Strokes, except born of Californian sunshine rather than New York grit.

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