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Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

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 »

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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 Williams…
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 an…
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 clip…
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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Wavves – King Of The Beach Premature Evaluation

In 2009 Wavves went from buzz band to burnout in an alarmingly short period of time: On-stage meltdown, tour cancellation, etc. Last summer we heard…
Stereogum | June 28, 2010 - 2:26 pm
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Wavves Talks Up (And Plays) King Of The Beach

In this clip Nathan "Post Acid" Williams and his new bandmates talk about the updated, mature sound on King Of The Beach. Not to fear,…
brandon | June 22, 2010 - 12:13 pm
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Wavves – “Post Acid”

Earlier this year, Green Label Sound released Neon Indian's "Sleep Paralysist" with a lot of fanfare (and wallpaper). Wavves's Nathan Williams recorded the next Green…
jessica | June 9, 2010 - 10:38 am
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Wavves – “Cool Jumper” & “Mickey Mouse” & King Of The Beach Info

Last summer we heard Nathan Williams, aka Wavves, join forces with Zach Hill for "Cool Jumper" and clap hands on a demo for "Mickey Mouse."
brandon | May 27, 2010 - 3:03 pm
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The 14 Best Band Beefs Of 2009

Maybe it was these tough economic times -- the sinking music industry, everyone downloading shit for free, rising unemployment. Or perhaps folks just are getting…
brandon | December 18, 2009 - 6:58 pm
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The 25 69 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010

This year in music was great and we'rea gonna let it finish (sorry), but in terms of notable album releases the ship has sailed. No…
Amrit Singh | November 24, 2009 - 5:41 pm
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New Chll Pll Video – “Tales From The Crypt” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hella active drummer Zach Hill's in (and has been in) more bands than you want to try to list, but we've most recently caught him…
brandon | November 19, 2009 - 9:21 am
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Wavves, Black Lips In Brooklyn Bar Fight

There were no survivors. Probably. The Daily Swarm reports on the aftermath. …
Scott Lapatine | September 27, 2009 - 7:30 pm
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Pygmalion 2009 In Photos

Some 90 acts descended upon Champaign-Urbana, IL this past weekend, performing across 14 venues and four days for the fifth annual Pygmalion Music Festival. We…
Amrit Singh | September 22, 2009 - 3:37 pm
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