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There were too many good videos this week, and I couldn’t find room for it, but the best meta-music video I’ve seen in a while is Darcy Predergast and Josh Thomas’ video for Boy & Bear’s “Walk The Wire.” It really gets at the sort of drama that you can see on a music-video set,… More »

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’s… More »

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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

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

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 gotten…
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

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 is…
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

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

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 multitudes…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 19, 2013 - 3:13 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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