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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 – “Destroy” (Feat. Members Of Fucked Up)

You've heard Wavves' Nathan Williams' collab track with his lady, and now here's another Life Sux track that's pretty much the opposite of collaborating with…
Corban Goble | September 13, 2011 - 1:42 pm
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Wavves – “Nodding Off” (Feat. Best Coast)

It was bound to happen, right? I'm not sure where this will rank in the pantheon of boyfriend/girlfriend collabos, but it's definitely pretty catchy. Also,…
Corban Goble | September 6, 2011 - 5:56 pm
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Wavves – “I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl”

Churlish punk pop posterboys Wavves dropped a new pre-VMAs single, "I Wanna Meet Dave Grohl" at virtually the same time as they were complaining about…
Corban Goble | August 28, 2011 - 10:16 pm
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Watch GZA And Wavves Perform “Liquid Swords” Together

A couple of years ago, I watched the Wu-Tang legend GZA perform a short set with the Black Lips, and it was, to put thing…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2011 - 10:39 am
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How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am
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Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Thursday & Friday

The 10th annual ‘Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean’s great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of thi…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm
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Wavves, Diplo, Pictureplane Model Mishka

Wavves' Nathan Williams, Pictureplane's Travis Egedy, HEALTH, Glitch Mob, Tearist, and Diplo are among the musicians you can see in Mishka's lookbook teaser video. It'…
jessica | May 3, 2011 - 4:05 pm

Hear New Old Wavves (Feat. Zach Hill)

Nathan Williams posted three Zach Hill-backed tracks to his blog yesterday. As he puts it, they were recorded "a little over a year and a…
brandon | March 23, 2011 - 11:46 am
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Wavves – “King Of The Beach” Video

There's an official video for "King Of The Beach," and it includes everything a Wavves video should include: Snacks the cat, Wavves weed grinders, video…
jessica | March 1, 2011 - 9:58 am
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Wavves – “Horse Shoes”

Wavves have been busy lately, touring, working on their own strain of weed, and releasing new music for free. According to Spin, Wavves' Nathan William…
jessica | February 21, 2011 - 11:52 am
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The 1st ‘WAVVCOAST’ “Joint” Interview

Wavves’ Nathan Williams and Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino are a big and very important indie rock couple, but they’ve never toured together or done a…
jessica | January 24, 2011 - 3:56 pm
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Wavves – “Mutant” & “Stained Glass (Won’t You Let Me Into Yr Heart)”

Nathan Williams recently posted a download of a song called "Mutant" on his blog. As he put it: "['Mutant'] might be on a 7" soon.
brandon | January 17, 2011 - 11:12 am
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New Indie Rock Christmas Songs For 2010

Every blog does a Christmas mix, so here's ours, with a small twist: All of these tracks are new for this year Xmas songs, not…
jessica | December 23, 2010 - 11:09 am
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Wavves & Best Coast Write XMas Tune For Target

Grab those Christmas weed grinders and sing along to "Got Something For You," a duet by Taco Bell-approved couple Wavves and Best Coast. The song…
brandon | November 16, 2010 - 11:53 am
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Best Coast, Wavves, Suckers, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. Win Chalupas

Taco Bell’s Feed The Beat program/promotion selects 100 bands to receive $500 in Taco Bell Bucks, to help offset the cost of eating on the…
jessica | October 6, 2010 - 3:57 pm
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Wavves Weed Grinders Coming To A Merch Table Near You

Wavves is selling cheap plastic weed grinders. Not a big surprise. More shocking? That Nathan Williams beat Cannabis Corpse to the puff. (Their vocalist’s name
brandon | September 15, 2010 - 1:23 pm
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FYF Fest 2010 In Photos

This past weekend L.A. hosted the heavily (and according to various reports, perhaps overly) attended Fuck Yeah Festival. Great lineup, though apparently not the most…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2010 - 4:15 pm
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Wavves – “Post Acid” Video

John Norris appears at the beginning of Wavves' video for the Green Label Sound-approved King Of The Beach standout "Post Acid" to introduce the cli…
brandon | August 26, 2010 - 4:25 pm
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Wavves @ Madame Wong’s, Los Angeles 8/4/10

Madame Wong’s, the legendary restaurant-turned-punk-rock/new wave club, closed in 1985. But some kids reopened it for semi-private shows last year, and hosted bands like Vampire…
jessica | August 5, 2010 - 4:58 pm
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