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Wild Beasts' great new album, Present Tense, was preceded by a pair of tracks, "Wanderlust" and "Sweet Spot," and now that the LP is available (and you should get it, because it's really fantastic),…   Read Story »
Wild Beasts have been the source of an enormous amount of great music lately. Aside from their outstanding new album, Present Tense, there have been remixes of their songs by such wildly different…   Read Story »
A ton of people -- HAIM, Angel Haze, London Grammar, Sondre Lerche -- have covered Miley Cyrus's world-beating tearjerker "Wrecking Ball," and there's a reason for that; it's a fucking great song.…   Read Story »
The just-released fourth album by Wild Beasts, Present Tense, begins with the pummeling synth-war of "Wanderlust," and the furious sentiment, "Don't confuse me with someone who gives a fuck." That…   Read Story »
British art-rock greats Wild Beasts drop their new album dark, tingling Present Tense today and further prove that they're the closest thing to Talk Talk that we have right now. We've posted their…   Read Story »
Pretty much everything east of the Mississippi has been brought to its knees by this unforgiving winter, especially the hellstorm that rolled in this week. It's hard to believe February is even now…   Read Story »
Wild Beasts forthcoming Present Tense is a truly fucking gorgeous, spacious, sexy, dark record. If you're into stuff like Slowdive's Pygmalion or Spirit Of Eden-era Talk Talk or David Sylvian, you…   Read Story »
On the new Wild Beasts single "Wanderlust," frontman Hayden Thorpe memorably sings, "Don't confuse me with someone who gives a fuck." You can tell he's being real with it because his band…   Read Story »
Yesterday we launched our new Week In Pop column, so it's fittingly (if unintentionally) ironic that our list of the week's five best songs is, for once, basically devoid of "pop music." In fact,…   Read Story »
British art-poppers Wild Beasts released their last album, Smother, in 2011, and since then, we've only heard a few stray tracks and remixes from the band. But now they've debuted a swollen, spacey…   Read Story »