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“Musings of the Tide,” reveals Pageants in all their fuzzy, melancholy finery… Coleman’s vivid lyrics give her trio’s songs the writerly feel of the likes of Taken by Trees, the Sundays and Mazzy Star.” (
“…exceptional songs highlighted by the alluring vocals of Coleman” (My Old Kentucky Blog)
“Pageants shows some serious indie chops…there's something of an inherent warmth (aka Los Angeles) here in both scuzzy guitar and angelic vocals” (RCRDLBL)
“The former keyboard player and backing vocalist for Avi Buffalo, Rebecca Coleman carries that indefinable “It” Factor - an easygoing grace mixed with a depth of maturity that belies her youth...the band’s well-crafted Beach House meets Camera Obscura sound already delights (Deli Magazine)
“…a Best Coast brand of hazy California surf rock with a hint of Real Estate” (Annex Magazine)
“I fell in love with this song at once…” (Pop Press International)

Pageants, the Long Beach trio featuring former Avi Buffalo founding member Rebecca Coleman, guitarist Devin O’Brien, and drummer Dylan Wood, have already captured the attention of the media, being favorably compared to everyone from Mazzy Star to Liz Phair, highlighting Coleman’s guitar driven rhythm cradled by waves of her celestial vocal melodies. Filled with warmth and vibe, their music evokes raw emotion without ever losing its cool, rapidly making fans including former-Stereolab singer Laetitia Sadier, and local favorites Best Coast.

Pageants debut single, Musings of the Tide b/w August Moon, is now available via the band’s own Eye·Dull imprint.