Margot Seeto

CD Reviews

Best Coast, Versus, Lyrics Born and Eternal Summers

Best Coast
Crazy for You
Mexican Summer

The teaming of Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno as Best Coast joins high talent with lo-fidelity. Cosentino is formerly of the experimental drone-psych outfit Pocahaunted, while Bruno’s minimal electronic solo Dreamt On EP found its way onto Glenn Kotche’s (of Wilco fame) Best Albums of 2009 list in Filter magazine.

Coif Force

Jules Chan wants to eliminate your bad hair days.

Chances are, you’re at odds with your hair: The two common types of Asian hair are thick and coarse or fine and slippery. Both are difficult to cut and style, one being unruly and full of life and the other limp and lacking body. You’ve also probably had enough of hairstylists taking on your mane without understanding it enough to give you a great crop and style.

Fighting Music

Four Asian American film composers who are setting the tone for action movies.

PEOPLE WIELDING "Asian radar" can spot every person of Asian descent In any film, band or TV show (and will often gripe about the sparse and terrible nature of Asian American media representation). But even these walking encyclopedias of pop culture can't easily spot every Asian American in the media, especially those who make a name for themselves behind the scenes.