Do You Know Your Own Gravity? Traveling To The Imaginary Worlds Of Los Coast


Tell me if this ever happened to you before: a new band impresses you with their debut album, and when you get to see their live show, they blow you away with an array of extra layers to their sound. Such is my experience with Austin, Texas band Los Coast. Their first record, Samsara, contained a diverse but tightly knit variety of styles and influences, from Motown to jazz to gospel, and even a hint of avant-garde. And their lyrics! Front man Trey Privott’s lyrics hit me like a ton of bricks. Guitarist John Courtney described their MO in an earlier interview this way: “We want to provide an experience for people to discover deep things about themselves if they close their eyes and zone into it, while simultaneously providing an experience for people who just want to have fun, to do so, in a sort of magical playful way. I guess in summary: the rabbit hole can get as deep as the listener wants it to.”

Los Coast sound checks barefoot with a Gillian Welch tune in Black Mountain, NC 9-28-19

Los Coast sound checks barefoot with a Gillian Welch tune in Black Mountain, NC 9-28-19

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