Inquiring Minds

Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino: Enemy of Bad Taste

It's been a busy year for Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino. Last week, the duo of Cosentino and Bobb Bruno released their sophomore album, The Only Place, for which they recruited production bigwig Jon Brion.

The very same week, Cosentino also launched a vintage-inspired line for hipster haven Urban Outfitters.

Best Coast has remained on the indie-pop radar since 2010 debut Crazy for You, a record chock-full of endearing themes like unrequited love, getting stoned and wishing your "cat could talk." The record launched Cosentino's cat, "Snacks," into stardom, too; the feline's likeness now boasts nearly 10K Twitter followers.

Busy though she may be, Cosentino managed to squeeze in a few e-mail questions for Rocks Off in anticipation of Best Coast's Summer Fest performance Saturday.

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