On their last album, Bigfoot, Cayucas debuted in a way that defied their namesake, the sleepy seaside town of Cayucos, CA. As listeners fell in love with its shimmering west coast vibes, Zach Yudin watched his bedroom recording project transform into a band that toured the world almost overnight, all while his songs raced across the radio. But as Zach and his twin brother and bandmate, Ben, went in to create what would become their new album, what it all came back to was something more personal. While they now call Los Angeles home, they drew from the nostalgia of their childhood growing up in Davis, CA; the nostalgia in their music that is as much about a place they've never been (that maybe no one's been to) as any actual experience. It was a freedom to imagine, to explore ideas. And it was that wandering imagination and a punchy California dream that eventually grew to become Dancing at the Blue Lagoon.

NEW VIDEO // Cayucas’ “East Coast Girl”

Cayucas are all spiffed up for their new “East Coast Girl” video. They’ve never looked better than they do in their white suits, shooting a little basketball and climbing rocks. Directed by Steven Andrew Garcia and filmed at Madonna Inn, it’s another perfect summer video. Watch above.

In case you need reminding, the band kicks off their tour next week at San Diego’s Casbah. Check out the full schedule, including summer festivals, HERE.

WATCH // Cayucas Perform Live on the Streets of Amsterdam

Happy hump day. Here’s a brand new session from Cayucas! They perform “East Coast Girl” live on the streets of Amsterdam. Satisfied? You shouldn’t be! Not until you’ve seen Cayucas live that is. They have a full summer of touring planned, including shows with JBM and Brazos; find all the dates HERE.

Sunlight In Song Form // Cayucas Perform Pool-Side

If Cayucas came in egg form, they’d be sunny side up. Too much? Let’s get back on track. The band sat pool-side at Palm Springs’ Ace Hotel late one morning for a performance of “High School Lover.” It’s all for KCRW / NPR’s Field Recording sessions. The end result is perfect and only further proves Cayucas’s recently released Bigfoot is THE album for summer 2013. Watch above.

Cayucas kick off their tour next week at the Food For Your Senses Festival. They’ll play a few additional shows in Europe, and then it is off to the States for their first headlining tour. Dates and links HERE.

Happy Release Day // Cayucas’s ‘Bigfoot’ Out Now, Stream at KCRW

It’s Tuesday and that can only mean one thing – RELEASE DAY! Cayucas’s debut album, Bigfoot, is now available at iTunes, SC Distribution (for translucent blue vinyl) and Amazon. You can also head out to your favorite record store for the album! Interested in hearing the record right away? Lucky for you KCRW is streaming Bigfoot in full. Head HERE to listen.

Finally, Cayucas celebrate release day with a free in-store performance at Echo Park’s Origami Vinyl. The ice cream man will be there handing out free treats too! Sounds like the perfect Tuesday night. You will have the opportunity to see Cayucas live across North America – dates and ticket links HERE.


This is a feel-good hug of an album, which will transport you to the care-free, peace and love West Coast in a matter of minutes. And it’s much cheaper than a flight.This is Fake DIY

Bigfoot is bittersweet; cheerful and charming in small doses, and – as that’s all you get – it’s time well spent.The Line Of Best Fit

Cayucas’ Bigfoot is a short and sweet instant charmer. The album’s eight songs each hover around the 3 and a half-minute mark, never overstaying their welcome. The sound is relentlessly warm and tropical, with rickety high-pitched keys, light and breezy percussion, and calm, echoed vocals.Pretty Much Amazing


Moony Eyed Walrus by Cayucas
East Coast Girl by Cayucas


Phoenix, AZ - The Crescent Ballroom  w/ Surfer Blood

Los Angeles, CA - Teragram Ballroom  w/ Surfer Blood

Cayucos, CA - Cayucos Veterans Hall  w/ Surfer Blood

Santa Ana, CA - Constellation Room  w/ Surfer Blood

Santa Barbara, CA - Soho Restaurant & Music Club  w/ Surfer Blood

Santa Cruz, CA - The Catalyst Atrium  w/ Surfer Blood

Visalia, CA - The Cellar Door  w/ Surfer Blood

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