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The real best music video of this week isn’t on this list, since it wasn’t actually a music video at all. But Frank Ocean’s performance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was drop-dead gorgeous. It won’t leave my head anytime soon, and I don’t especially want it to. But there were also plenty of strong… More »

There were more albums released in 2010 than could fit on all the lists released in 2010. (And there were many lists.) With that in mind, and certain ’10 records still ringing in our ears, we put our heads together and thought about some of last year’s favorites that, for some reason or other, didn’t… More »

Even though there’s something sacred about time-honored traditions, there’s only so many years you and your beloveds can sit beside the Christmas tree and listen to Sufjan or “Last Christmas” or the same old yuletide indie rock. It’s time we spruced up our collective Xmas indie rock playlist with some newness! Even if Christmas isn’tMore »

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Crocodiles – “Hard” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

San Diego's Crocodiles released their new LP, Boys, earlier this month, and we've already seen the brooding, antique-looking video for the first single, "Crybaby Demon."…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 28, 2015 - 3:13 pm

Crocodiles – “Crybaby Demon” Video

Crocodiles, the reverbed-out Southern California garage-punkers, recorded their new album Boys in Mexico, and first single "Crybaby Demon" has more of a playful rhythmic lilt…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 11:43 am

Crocodiles – “Crybaby Demon” (Stereogum Premiere)

We named Crocodiles a Band To Watch way back in 2009, and since then, they've released four full-length albums and a slew of EPs. We…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 18, 2015 - 1:34 pm

Members Of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Parquet Courts, Dismemberment Plan, & More To Join Forces For Brooklyn Rock Lottery 5

I first learned about the music scene roulette known as the Rock Lottery when some industrious creative types in Columbus started throwing their own annual…
Chris DeVille | November 4, 2014 - 4:41 pm

Haunted Hearts – “Johnny Jupiter”

Dum Dum Girls' Dee Dee Penny and husband/Crocodiles frontman Brandon Welchez are gearing up for their debut collab album, Initiation. Embarking on the project under…
Taylor Law | March 25, 2014 - 4:34 pm

Crocodiles – “Teardrop Guitar” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Crocodile put out their new album Crimes Of Passion back in August and they have a new video out for "Teardrop Guitar." Much like the…
Miles Bowe | September 30, 2013 - 5:18 pm

Crocodiles – “Cockroach” Video

The fuzzed-out San Diego-born garage rockers Crocodiles have a new album called Crimes Of Passion coming out last month, and we posted their first single…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2013 - 10:23 am

Crocodiles – “Cockroach” (Stereogum Premiere)

Bleary San Diego rockers Crocodiles released Endless Flowers, their last album, just one year ago, and they've already announced plans to release Crimes Of Passion,…
Tom Breihan | May 20, 2013 - 11:33 am

The Soft Pack, Crocodiles, Heavy Hawaii, Black Elephant @ Glass House, Pomona 10/19/12

A double bill of bands formerly from San Diego stopped by the Glass House in Pomona Friday night, where Crocodiles unleashed their psychedelic tinged fuzz…
Andrew Youssef | October 22, 2012 - 5:19 pm

Crocodiles – “Endless Flowers” Video

In case you missed the, um, frankly unmissable Psychedelic Furs influence on the Crocodiles' new album, Endless Flowers, the band's new clip should help to…
Michael Nelson | July 11, 2012 - 12:44 pm

Stream Crocodiles Endless Flowers

We’re a week away from the release of Endless Flowers, the newest album from the fuzzed-out San Diego psych-rock BTW Crocodiles, and we’ve already heard…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 6:07 pm

Crocodiles – “Sunday (Psychic Conversation #9)”

San Diego fuzz-rock BTW Crocodiles are preparing to release their new album Endless Flowers into the world, and leadoff track "Sunday (Psychic Conversation #9)," I'm…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2012 - 1:11 pm

Dum Dum Girls, Crocodiles @ Detroit Bar, Costa Mesa 10/2/11

With Only In Dreams hitting the shelves last week, Dum Dum Girls embarked on a nationwide tour that featured a stop by the Detroit Bar…
Andrew Youssef | October 4, 2011 - 12:27 pm

Crocodiles – “Hearts Of Love” Video

When she posted "Sleep Forever," Jessica noted the more optimistic tones in BTW Crocodiles' followup to their Summer Of Hate debut. Initially you get that…
brandon | September 8, 2010 - 12:23 pm

Fol Chen, Crocodiles, Light Pollution, Robotanists @ Echo, Los Angeles 08/16/10

Putting a twist on their month long residency at the Echo, Fol Chen placed an ad through Craigslist in search of lead singers to reinterpret…
Andrew Youssef | August 17, 2010 - 8:37 am

Crocodiles – “Sleep Forever” (Stereogum Premiere)

We haven't heard from BTW Crocodiles since their Christmas-themed 7-inch with Dum Dum Girls. Turns out they spend the first half of 2010 prepping a…
jessica | June 14, 2010 - 4:21 pm

New Crocodiles & Dum Dum Girls – “Merry Christmas, Baby (Please Don’t Die)”

Here’s your late-breaking contender for Indie XMas Jam Of ’09. Dee Dee (Dum Dum Girls) and Crocodiles finished recording this catchy, gothy yuletide original for…
Scott Lapatine | December 22, 2009 - 12:25 pm