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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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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

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

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

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 Wavves…
Corban Goble | September 22, 2011 - 2:36 pm

Wavves – “100%” (Sonic Youth Cover)

On his Twitter this afternoon, Wavves main man Nathan Williams posted an out-of-nowhere cover of Sonic Youth's classic Dirty opener "100%," claiming that he recorded…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2011 - 4:40 pm

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

Progress Report: Wavves

Name: Wavves Progress Report: Wavves’ main man Nathan Williams talks about how much Life Sux, the elusive Dave Grohl, making a new album, and…
T. Cole Rachel | September 12, 2011 - 4:39 pm

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

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

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 things…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2011 - 10:39 am

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

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 this…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm

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's…
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

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

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 Williams…
jessica | February 21, 2011 - 11:52 am

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 an…
jessica | January 24, 2011 - 3:56 pm

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

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