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wavves vs. the british railway council
Thanks to whomever left this in the comments: Wavves' "No Hope Kids" soundtracks a creepy British railroad safety PSA from 1977, in which the moral of the story appears to be that playing on the tracks is really fun until everyone dies:
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photos: WAVVES in Europe
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WAVVES is in the midst of his (their) first ever European tour, and our good friend Pete Ohs is along for the ride, shooting for some secret upcoming film project he's working on. Pete is also documenting Nathan Williams' trip for us via Polaroid machine; here are some of his shots from the fi…
sxsflesh :: dallas
Dallas' Parade of Flesh is bringing a handful of SXSW showcasing acts to town on March 22 for the inaugural all-ages South By South Flesh festival at the Lounge in Deep Ellum. The lineup includes WAVVES, Women, Abe Vigoda, the Ohsees, the Coathangers, Vampire Hands, and and more (check the set …
announcing: gorilla vs. booze III

Here are the details for our third annual gorilla vs. booze day party in Austin, TX, during the week of SXSW '09. We'll be back at one of our favorite bars in town on Thursday, March 19, with an incredible lineup of some of my favorite bands in the world (if you're unfamiliar with any of these group…
live wavves
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WAVVES played their first NYC shows over the weekend, and our friend NYCTaper was in the building for night one (see below). The NY Times was there Saturday, and writer Jon Caramanica throws out superlatives like "thrilling" and "dynamic" and, uh, "…
look forward to the sun
Our good friend Will Abramson (of Keys 2 the City fame) hooked us up with the premiere of this clip of WAVVES playing new song "To the Dregs" live at Different Fur Studios in San Francisco. Look for this song to be released soon on 7" via PPM. Shot by Will and Nate Chan (of Takeaway …
new wavves 7″
so bored
WAVVES' limited So Bored 7" comes out officially on February 16, and is available for pre-order now via Young Turks. This one's limited to only 500 copies, which means it'll likely be sold out by the time you're reading this. A steal at only £6...
real estate
Real Estate is Martin Courtney, Etienne Duguay (of Predator Vision), Alex Bleeker, and Matt Mondanile (aka Ducktails). Not unlike Ducktails, Real Estate makes vaguely tropical lo-fi beach pop that reinforces my disdain for winter. A little more straightforward/less droning than Ducktails' stuff…
SXSW ’09 announces more bands
SXSW has just released another list of 100+ bands that will be playing this year's fest. Standouts at first glance include Blaqstarr, Crystal Stilts, Kid Sister, 8Ball & MJG, Amanda Blank, Explosions in the Sky, Killer Mike, St. Vincent, Peter Bjorn and John, Dead Prez (!), ...
you’re always gonna be this lonely in the end
WAVVES has posted up a new, as-yet-untitled track that's slated to appear on an upcoming release in the Fader 7" series. As is the case with most of Nathan Williams' tunes, the simple but undeniable melody firmly implanted itself in my brain after one listen...

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