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Once again, the best piece of music-related video wasn’t a music video this week; it was this haunting performance from Neil Young and Willie Nelson, and we can thank CMT, of all possible cable networks, for its existence. (Jim James on Letterman was also pretty great.) Meanwhile, weirdo giants of the music-video field like NabilMore »

We actually got a ridiculous number of strong, visually striking music videos this week: everything on this week’s list is pretty much must-see. And it does my heart good to see that two of them come from my two favorite albums of 2011 thus far, Past Life Martyred Saints and Father, Son, Holy Ghost. (There’… More »

Name: Wavves
Progress Report: Wavves’ main man Nathan Williams talks about how much Life Sux, the elusive Dave Grohl, making a new album, and the relative difficulty of getting into the VMAs with weed in your pocket.

Wavves has been pretty unavoidable lately. From dropping a new EP in the coming week… More »

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Wavves – “Heavy Metal Detox”

Wavves have shared a third single from their upcoming album V following "Way Too Much" and "Flamezesz." Album opener "Heavy Metal Detox" is a Wavve…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2015 - 12:08 pm

Wavves – “Flamezesz”

The announcement of Wavves' new album, V, came with some dramatic fanfare after Nathan Williams got into a public disagreement with his label over the…
James Rettig | July 30, 2015 - 12:47 pm
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Wavves V Details

Last week, Wavves' Nathan Williams tweeted a series of disgruntled messages directed at his label, Warner Bros., when the label tried to pull Wavves' new…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 20, 2015 - 1:19 pm
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Wavves Shares “Way Too Much,” Fights With His Label

Nathan Williams has been so busy with various side projects over the last year -- from his Cloud Nothings collab to bro trio Spirit Club
James Rettig | July 16, 2015 - 6:08 pm
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Wavves – “Leave” Video

The Alchemist and Oh No curated Grand Theft Auto V's soundtrack, a trippy collection of unlikely collaborations called Welcome To Los Santos. It has yielded…
Caitlin White | July 8, 2015 - 11:28 am

Stream Wavves x Cloud Nothings Surprise Album No Life For Me

Nathan Williams and Dylan Baldi officially announced their collaborative album back in March, but we knew that a release was kinda-sorta imminent a year before
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 28, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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Spirit Club – “Fast Ice” (Stereogum Premiere)

Nathan Williams' Spirit Club just released their self-titled debut album last week, yet they're already on to releasing material from LP2. "Fast Ice" is our…
Chris DeVille | May 22, 2015 - 10:08 am

Stream Spirit Club Spirit Club

Wavves frontman Nathan Williams has lately been keeping himself busy with a pair of side projects: The beatmaking duo Sweet Valley and the new rock…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Wavves Might Be Working With Vince Staples

What do Wavves and Vince Staples have in common? They're both synonymous with Southern California, boasting the kind of too-chill-to-function attitudes envied by anyone who'…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 11, 2015 - 2:24 pm
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Photos: SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 has come and gone. As Scott noted over the weekend, it was an altogether less corporate, less celebrity-infused, less insane experience than i…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm
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Wavves And Cloud Nothings Announce Joint Album No Life For Me

We’ve known about Wavves and Cloud Nothings’ collaborative album for about a year, and now we know it’s actually coming out. Wavves posted what appear…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2015 - 8:20 pm
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Stream MNDR & Sweet Valley Dance 4 A Dollar EP

Alongside his brother Kynan, Wavves frontman Nathan Williams is half of the beatmaking duo Sweet Valley, who previously teamed up with San Francisco rapper DaVinci…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2015 - 11:06 am

Spirit Club – “Duster” Video

Spirit Club is the new side-project trio led by Wavves frontman Nathan Williams, and they only just announced the impending release of their self-titled debut.
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2015 - 9:40 am
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MDNR & Sweet Valley – “Dance 4 A Dollar”

When he isn't fronting Wavves (or, more recently, Spirit Club), Nathan Williams makes up half of the beatmaking duo Sweet Valley alongside his brother Kynan.
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2015 - 10:31 am

Spirit Club – “Still Life” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

In October of last year, Wavves frontman Nathan Williams announced that he will begin to focus on a series of side projects in 2015. One…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 22, 2015 - 11:03 am
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Hear Two Songs From Wavves Frontman Nathan Williams’ New Band Spirit Club

Nathan Williams has recently been branching away from Wavves to focus on some other projects, most notably Sweet Valley and a possible collaboration with Cloud…
James Rettig | October 7, 2014 - 6:57 pm
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DaVinci & Sweet Valley – “I Got That Line” Video & Ghetto Cuisine Mixtape

Sweet Valley, the rap-production duo of Wavves frontman Nathan Williams and his brother Kynan, have cranked out a few instrumental mixtapes, and they've just gotte…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2014 - 12:55 pm

DaVinci & Sweet Valley – “I Got That Line”

When he isn't leading Wavves, Nathan Williams makes rap beats with his brother Kynan. Together, under the name Sweet Valley, they've cranked out a handful…
Tom Breihan | April 9, 2014 - 2:28 pm

Cloud Nothings & Wavves (& Rostam?) Collaborative Album Is Almost Done

Dylan Baldi has a new album coming out with Cloud Nothings, but he's also been working on a collaborative project with Nathan Williams of Wavves.
Sam Behrens | March 27, 2014 - 2:08 pm
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Wavves And Trash Talk Interview Shaquille O’Neal

Last week Shaquille O’Neal announced plans for a sequel to his widely panned cult classic 1994 video game, Shaq Fu, funded in part through Indiegogo.
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2014 - 10:47 am
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