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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This has nothing much to do with music videos, but I saw John Wick: Chapter 2 last night, and you motherfuckers need to go see…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 2:30 pm

Concert Review

Artist Portraits From Pitchfork Festival 2014

This past weekend, Pitchfork Festival went down in Chicago, and it included a great deal of excellent acts. We sent our photographer Max Herman to…
Miles Bowe | July 21, 2014 - 11:16 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger's "Animals" video this week, partly because it's good on its own merits…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2014 - 12:18 pm

More Wild Beasts stories

Joe Goddard & Hayden Thorpe – “Unknown Song”

Former Wild Beasts singer Hayden Thorpe has released one solo album, last year's Diviner, since his band broke up a few years ago. And now,…
Peter Helman | May 8, 2020 - 12:23 pm

Wild Beasts Play Their Last Show Ever

Late last year, Wild Beasts announced that they were calling it quits. In October, the UK art-pop quartet put out a final EP called Punk
Peter Helman | February 17, 2018 - 7:54 pm

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2017

We are well into listmas season which means it's time to take a break from asking our favorite songwriters about fidget spinners so we can…
Scott Lapatine | December 12, 2017 - 2:04 pm

Wild Beasts Announce Live Album Last Night All My Dreams Came True

Earlier this year, Wild Beasts announced that they were breaking up, but not before a short farewell tour (scheduled for next February) and a short
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 11:15 am

Stream Wild Beasts’ Farewell EP Punk Drunk And Trembling

Last month, cultishly beloved UK art-rock outfit Wild Beasts announced they were calling it quits with a few goodbye shows and a final EP, Punk
Ryan Leas | October 20, 2017 - 11:18 am

Wild Beasts Share “Punk Drunk And Trembling,” Announce Farewell Shows

Yesterday, UK art-rockers Wild Beasts announced their breakup. But they aren't leaving us without any fanfare. In their goodbye letter to fans, the band wrote,…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2017 - 9:42 am

Wild Beasts Break Up

UK art-rock quartet Wild Beasts have broken up. As Pitchfork points out, the band made the announcement on Instagram this morning, writing, "The four of…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2017 - 9:20 am

Watch John Cale Play The Velvet Underground & Nico With The Kills, Gruff Rhys, Clinic, Wild Beasts, & More In Liverpool

The Velvet Underground's seminal debut album The Velvet Underground & Nico turned 50 years old in March. To celebrate that anniversary, John Cale enlisted the…
Peter Helman | May 27, 2017 - 4:09 pm


Harkin Teams With Wye Oak, Warpaint, Wild Beasts Members To Cover Comsat Angels’ “Independence Day”

"What better place than here? What better time than now?" Zach De La Rocha's words on Rage Against The Machine's "Guerilla Radio" always ring true…
Kim Ilkowski | April 12, 2017 - 9:50 am

Wild Beasts – “Alpha Female” Video

Last year, UK art-poppers Wild Beasts released their oddly funky Boy King album. They don't appear in their new video for the hypnotic "Alpha Female,"
Tom Breihan | February 6, 2017 - 10:40 am

Stream Wild Beasts Boy King

Wild Beasts make a stylistic pivot on Boy King, the British band's fifth album and follow-up to 2014's well-received Present Tense. Teaming up with producer…
James Rettig | July 29, 2016 - 10:58 am

Wild Beasts – “Tough Guy”

English art-pop veterans Wild Beasts are putting out their new album Boy King next week. We've already heard early singles "Get My Bang," "Big Cat,"
Peter Helman | July 25, 2016 - 7:46 pm

Wild Beasts – “Celestial Creatures”

Wild Beasts are releasing their new album Boy King, the follow-up to 2014's Present Tense, in a few weeks. We've already heard two early singles…
James Rettig | July 19, 2016 - 10:05 am

Wild Beasts – “Big Cat” Video

Next month, UK art-poppers Wild Beasts return with Boy King, their surprisingly funky new album. We've posted the video for their first single "Get My
Tom Breihan | July 7, 2016 - 9:28 am
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