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In the mid-’00s, we witnessed a torrent of new bands with “wolf” in their names. Among the acts with lupine roots were Wolf Parade, Wolfmother, We Are Wolves, Sea Wolf, Wolf & Cub, and more. It got old, as trends do, and we reached Canis lupus critical mass in 2009 with Wolf Gang. The gentler… More »

As you might’ve heard, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers scored their first #1 album this year, with Hypnotic Eye. Thing is, it’s merely pretty good in the grand scheme of the Petty canon. It garnered a lot of positive of reviews, but when it comes down to it, the fact that Petty just now got… More »

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week is a new column that will highlight the tunes the Stereogum staff found to be the foremost music of the past seven days. The primary qualification for eligibility is that a song is new to us and can be heard online, so even if it only exists a… More »

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Nude Beach – “Been Waitin'”

A few months ago, Brooklyn-based power-pop trio Nude Beach released 77, a double album crammed with windows-down beer-buzz singalongs. (Seriously, if you slept on "I
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Nude Beach – “For You” Video

Ryan Naideau, drummer for the extremely likable Brooklyn power-pop trio Nude Beach, used to work at the Children's Museum Of The Arts' summer camp i…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2014 - 3:05 pm

Nude Beach – “See My Way” (Stereogum Premiere)

77, the forthcoming third album from the Brooklyn-based trio Nude Beach, is an 80-minute double album, a ridiculous thing from a band whose stock i…
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2014 - 1:27 pm

Nude Beach – “For You”

Brooklyn trio Nude Beach is plain fun, steadily serving their fresh brand of classic rock-influenced punk since their debut with Nude Beach, in 2008. "For…
Sadaaf Mamoon | August 14, 2014 - 3:44 pm

Nude Beach – “I Can’t Keep The Tears From Falling”

Two years ago, the young Brooklyn-based rock band Nude Beach released their album II, a deeply enjoyable piece of classic-rock-informed punk. Every song aimed straight…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2014 - 1:03 pm

Photos: 4Knots Festival 2014 Feat. Mac DeMarco’s Tattooed Pig Fetus

This past weekend, 4Knots Festival 2014 took place in its usual location at the South Street Seaport in NYC. It's a great festival for a…
Miles Bowe | July 14, 2014 - 11:58 am

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About a year ago, the Brooklyn rock band Nude Beach released their album II, a ridiculously fun album of high-impact power-pop and beered-up old-school thrills.
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2013 - 12:58 pm

Nude Beach – “What Can Ya Do”

Brooklyn's Nude Beach write buoyant, boisterous punk-based rock music made for drinking or driving -- it's like they've taken all the best elements of your…
Michael Nelson | June 18, 2013 - 12:13 pm

Nude Beach – “I’m Giving Up” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last year, the Brooklyn rock band Nude Beach made a sneaky-great album in II, a collection of sunny grinning-up-at-the-sky summer-rock that's stayed in my iTune…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2013 - 4:34 pm

Quit Your Day Job: Nude Beach

A couple of weeks ago, Brooklyn rockers Nude Beach dropped the memorable clip for "Some Kinda Love," a clip where an invisible narrator went through…
Corban Goble | November 7, 2012 - 2:24 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Nice job this week, video directors! There were definitely too many good videos this week. I don't know how I didn't manage to find room…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2012 - 3:43 pm

Nude Beach – “Some Kinda Love” Video (Dir. Tom Scharpling)

Best Videos Of The Week mainstay Tom Scharpling writes and directs the new clip for Nude Beach's hook-laden "Some Kinda Love," where a silent narrator…
Corban Goble | October 24, 2012 - 12:31 pm

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2012

When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a…
Stereogum | September 11, 2012 - 2:05 pm

Nude Beach – “Radio” Video

Last month, the Brooklyn trio Nude Beach released II, a relentlessly catchy album of classic-rock hooks played at punk-rock tempos. We've already seen their "Walkin'
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2012 - 9:29 am

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week saw a serious abundance of straight-up fun, ridiculous videos -- four-minute blasts of joy that didn't take themselves the tiniest bit seriously. I'll…
Tom Breihan | August 17, 2012 - 12:32 pm

Nude Beach – “Walkin’ Down My Street” Video

The Brooklyn-based band Nude Beach have their roots in their home borough's scuzzy DIY scene, but there's virtually no noise or abrasion to what they…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2012 - 2:49 pm