2012 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: The Coasts | Rock Candy

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

2012 Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase Round 1: The Coasts

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The Coasts plays Round 1 of the Times showcase Thursday at Stickyz.
  • The Coasts plays Round 1 of the Times showcase Thursday at Stickyz.

This Arkansas-Ohio duoIke Peters of Little Rock and Eric Mount of Lebanon — make a warm, reverb-heavy sound that will tickle the ears of anybody who dug Dr. Dog's "Easybeat," from a few years back. "I Only Want You" from the band's self-titled album. The tune is spacious sounding, with a laid-back, ever-so-slightly wistful vibe, all jangly guitar strum and a simple beat, punctuated with a trumpet peeking out like a ray of sunshine through a cloud. The album was produced and mixed and mastered by, respectively, Isaac Alexander and Jason Weinheimer, whose track records are purt-dang near unimpeachable. Peters and Mount are wasting no time, though, and are already at work on a follow-up.

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