COIN opens tour at Brick

When the crowd of students gathered around Brick Street’s stage started chanting for another song, the members of the synth-pop band COIN looked at each other, puzzled. They didn’t have an encore planned. They talked among themselves for a moment as the crowd continued to cheer, lifting their half-empty plastic cups in the air, before Chase Lawrence, the band’s lead singer, stepped up to the mic again. “We haven’t played this song in two years,” Lawrence laughed, before drummer Ryan Winnen tapped out a beat and the four musicians slipped into another swirly, enigmatic tune. Lawrence and Winnen, along...

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