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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 »

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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 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

Watch Wavves Debut “Nine Is God” On Conan

Historically, the in-game radio stations have always been the best reason to play the Grand Theft Auto games; driving around and blowing stuff up i…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2013 - 10:29 am

Best Coast, Wavves, Black Lips, Hunx Model Garage-Rock Fashion For GQ

'60s-style garage-rock seems to exist in a state of perpetual revival, but the people making the music these days sure dress nicer than they did…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2013 - 8:55 am
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Download Sweet Valley SV

When Nathan Williams isn't bringing snotty pop-punk back as the frontman of Wavves, he and his brother Kynan are making instrumental rap mixtapes under the…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2013 - 1:46 pm
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Wavves – “That’s On Me” Video

Punk weirdos Wavves release another oddball clip with "That's On Me." This one is way less trippy than "Afraid Of Heights," but still contains multitude…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 19, 2013 - 3:13 pm
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Watch Wavves Play Letterman

Four takeaways from Wavves' performance of the Afraid Of Heights single "Demon To Lean On" on last night's episode of the Late Show With David
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2013 - 9:34 am
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Wavves – “Afraid Of Heights” Video

Here's the BLACK // DOCTOR-directed clip for Wavves' "Afraid Of Heights" from their new album of the same name and yowza what a video! At…
Claire Lobenfeld | March 26, 2013 - 12:18 pm
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Stream Wavves Afraid Of Heights

I saw it firsthand last week, so I can say with great certainty that Wavves still incite stagediving frenzies when they play live. But their…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2013 - 9:22 am
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Wavves – “Demon To Lean On” Video

California punk rocker Wavves is about to release the new album Afraid Of Heights, and today he gives us the video for the polished and…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 1:45 pm
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Wavves – “Demon To Lean On”

A little while back, Wavves announced an impending new album and shared the track "Sail To The Sun." And now we know a few more…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2013 - 9:14 am
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Hear Merry Indie X-Mas, Featuring Parodies Of Bon Iver, Beach House, xx, Das Racist, & More

When we posted the 10 Best Indie Christmas Songs we limited our list to yuletide jamz that actually exist. Animal New York took a different…
Scott Lapatine | December 23, 2012 - 1:01 pm
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Wavves – “Sail To The Sun” Video

Wavves are coming back with a new album this spring, and they worked on it with pop producer John Hill. First single "Sail To The…
Tom Breihan | December 12, 2012 - 1:11 pm
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Wavves – “Hippies Is Punks”

Last week on Twitter, Wavves' Nathan Williams promised a new song was imminent, and voila, here we go. "Hippies Is Punks" debuts today as part…
Michael Nelson | August 6, 2012 - 1:01 pm
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Play The Wavves Video Game

Last October, Pitchfork reported that Wavves’ Nathan Williams was working on a video game with NYC fashion label/tastemaking outfit Mishka. Then, people sort of forgot…
Corban Goble | April 30, 2012 - 3:43 pm
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Mr. Little Jeans – “Runaway (Wavves Remix)”

Here's Wavves' rework of Mr. Little Jeans' anthemic "Runaway," a remix that gives the track a little more pronounced backbeat as well as adding a…
Corban Goble | April 6, 2012 - 11:52 am
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Wavves Covers The Misfits

At some point, pretty much every American punk band has to cover the Misfits. It's practically a requirement. My own high school band only played…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2012 - 4:11 pm
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Best Coast & Wavves Soundtrack Guitar Center Holiday Ad

Wavves and Best Coast double dip in the royalty pot by licensing last year's "Got Something For You" -- originally written for Target -- for…
Corban Goble | December 19, 2011 - 9:51 am
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Wavves – “Bug” Video

"Bug" is the last new song to surface from Wavves' new Life Sux, and you won't mistake its visual manifestation for anything besides a Wavve…
Corban Goble | September 22, 2011 - 2:36 pm
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