Wavves went from sorta outside to hardcore buzz faster than you can say Vivian Girls. If you couldn’t get into the Market Hotel show on Friday (2/6), no worries: nyctaper was there, set up a direct line to the PA speakers, and has the results ready for download. Lock yourself in a closet with half… More »
When posting about WAVVES, aka the one-man project of 22-year-old San Diego-based Nathan Williams, in The Outsiders, I made the caveat that “he seems like he’s ready to explode from the starter gate” via two new records — one upcoming on De Stijl Fat Possum, one already out on Woodsist — “and a groundswell of… More »
On the eve of a trip to Australia, Dean and Randy from No Age threw a matinee house party at scene institution the Smell, inviting six bands and a sold-out crowd to come over for some blissed out punk and noise and pancakes. Figuring this lineup was too good to miss — including Smell stalwart… More »
Not all of Stereogum’s favorite sounds conform to what folks expect us to cover. In this space, resident Bananafish fetishist Brandon Stosuy focuses on bands, albums, singles, and villages in Sweden that may otherwise pass by unnoticed. This installment’s virtual milk crate contains Wavves.
In the past couple of Outsiders I’ve focused on underground… More »