Posts tagged "wild beasts"

Wild Beasts Lend Two Unreleased Songs To a ‘GIF-Novel’

With the .GIF challenging the novel as the primary story-telling device of our generation, the two mediums have decided to join forces: Hence, the .GIF-novel,…
Rachel Brodsky / December 10, 2014

Wild Beasts Float Through Hallucinatory World in ‘Mecca’ Video

Wild Beasts sure have a flair for the dramatic. Their “Wanderlust” video took a saddeningly beautiful look at the parallel lives of four characters, while the visuals…
Dan Reilly / June 19, 2014

The Best Overlooked Albums of 2014 So Far

With release cycles spinning fast and furious, sometimes music just falls through the cracks. While these records might not have made a splash upon their…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2014

Q&A: Wild Beasts Talk B-Sides, the Holy Grail, and Hobbits

Last month, truly uncategorizable English outfit Wild Beasts arrived in the U.S. for a pair of sold-out shows on both coasts, in support of the…
David Bevan / April 9, 2014

Wild Beasts Channel Talking Heads for ‘A Simple Beautiful Truth’ Video

How's this for a music video concept? Four dudes head to a Welsh mountain and wander around, executing some weird choreographed dance, and once the…
Dan Reilly / April 8, 2014

Watch Wild Beasts Strip Down to Cover Miley Cyrus’ ‘Wrecking Ball’

Wild Beasts have proven to be adept at crafting lush pop songscapes over the course of their four albums, including their just-released Present Tense. But…
Dan Reilly / March 4, 2014

Wild Beasts’ ‘Sweet Spot’ Explores the Seedy Side of Synth-Pop

Wild Beasts have uncovered a second song from their upcoming fourth album, Present Tense. “Sweet Spot” follows “Wanderlust,” a darkly bubbling lead single built around…
Kyle McGovern / February 12, 2014

Wild Beasts DGAF in Angst-Addled ‘Wanderlust’ Video

Before the Weeknd came along to wax bleakly about the darker side of living in excess, England's Wild Beasts were cooing all over the subject,…
Chris Martins / January 9, 2014

Fitz & the Tantrums, Dale Jr. Jr. + More Hang at ACL

At Austin City Limits, some 200,000 fans bounced around massive Zilker Park over three days, checking out everyone from the likes of Coldplay to Kanye…
SPIN Staff / September 23, 2011

Wild Beasts, ‘Smother’ (Domino)

Surprisingly hot to the touch, Wild Beasts' third album does more with less, paring down the quartet's groove-inflected chamber pop to expose raw burning desire.
Jon Young / May 10, 2011

So Many New Albums! Okkervil River + 14 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, May 10:…
SPIN Staff / May 10, 2011

Wild Beasts, ‘Two Dancers’ (Domino)

A guitar line as crisp and clean as a Saturday-night disco outfit, coupled with a percolating bass drum that could soundtrack the activities of said…
SPIN Staff / September 1, 2009

New Albums from Q-Tip, Dragonette, Strokes Side-Project Little Joy

Here's a rundown of the new albums available online and in record stores today: Little Joy, Little JoyLike a certain NYC rock gang, relaxing in…
SPIN Staff / November 4, 2008