Posts tagged "Wavves"

Clear Skies for Cloud Nothings

Outside a craftsman home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Eagle Rock is when you begin to hear the screaming. It's a typically sunny spring…
By: Puja Patel / June 13, 2014

Rapper DaVinci Gets a Police Beat-Down in ‘Dog Meat’ Video

There's a famous scene in Spike Lee's 25th Hour where Ed Norton talks about his life and New York City, introducing every part of…
By: Dan Reilly / May 21, 2014

Wavves’ Sweet Valley Meet Rap Bruiser DaVinci on Goofy-Great ‘Ghetto Cuisine’

Ghetto Cuisine is a collaboration between Sweet Valley, the beatmaking project from Wavves' Nathan Williams and his brother Kynan, and DaVinci, a cultish Bay Area…
By: Brandon Soderberg / April 24, 2014

Hear DaVinci’s Mixtape, Produced by Wavves’ Sweet Valley Offshoot

Wavves main man Nathan Williams and his sibling Joel (a.k.a. Kynan) have been making weed-infused beats for a couple of years under the moniker Sweet…
By: Dan Reilly / April 10, 2014

Wavves Debut ‘GTA 5′ Song ‘Nine Is God’ During Nonviolent ‘Conan’ Set

As part of Wavves' gig as virtual DJ on a Grand Theft Auto 5 radio station, the Cali garage-surf band recorded at least one…
By: Dan Reilly / September 13, 2013

Watch Wavves Shotgun Energy Drinks and Sing Papa Roach

In spring of last year, punk-pop hooligans Wavves joined Los Angeles comic/director Andre Hyland for a taping of The Jesse Miller Show.
By: Chris Martins / August 19, 2013

Phoenix, Wavves, Bombino and More Hit SPIN’s Outside Lands 2013 Portrait Studio

While some SPIN contributors hit Outside Lands 2013 hard — see the 40 Best Things We Saw gallery — others kicked back and let…
By: SPIN Staff / August 13, 2013

Wavves Release ‘Extra-Retarded X-Men’ Comic Book at Last

Wavves main brain Nathan Williams might be the, ahem, highest functioning pothead we know. The Los Angeleno has a brand new mixtape out with hi…
By: Chris Martins / August 2, 2013

Outside Lands 2013’s 5 Most Wrenching Set-Time Conflicts

The San Francisco Bay Area is a famously mellow zone that happens to be quite amenable to festival culture. But that doesn't mean it's all…
By: Chris Martins / July 27, 2013

Wavves’ Graphic ‘That’s on Me’ Video Might Turn You Vegan

Wavves have shared a brand new music video for "That's on Me" — a sour-toned slow-growler about grabbing life by the horns. While there are…
By: Chris Martins / June 19, 2013

Stream Mom + Pop’s ‘Boombox,’ Featuring Wavves, FIDLAR, and Smith Westerns

Add this to the list of albums you can hear right now: Mom + Pop Music is currently streaming a new compilation featuring…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Watch Wavves Detonate ‘Demon to Lean On’ for ‘Letterman’

One of the top YouTube search results for Wavves is still a three-year-old video titled "Wavves being a jerk." So when Nathan William…
By: Marc Hogan / March 28, 2013

Watch Wavves’ Boozy, Cross-Dressing ‘Afraid of Heights’ Video

Wavves' new album Afraid of Heights has many echoes of Kurt Cobain, as SPIN's Jessica Hopper notes in her review. But the title track, which contai…
By: Marc Hogan / March 26, 2013

Wavves, ‘Afraid of Heights’ (Mom + Pop/Warner Bros.)

At the time of Nevermind's circa-'92 zenith, a host of underground bands riffing off Nirvana would've been unforgivably gauche — as craven as aping the…
By: Jessica Hopper / March 25, 2013

Wavves Bro Nathan Williams Designs Handsome-Looking Shoe for Nike

Wavves main brain Nathan Williams has designed his very own shoe for Nike. After all, a King of the Beach and SPIN cover…
By: Chris Martins / March 22, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: The Strokes, Depeche Mode, Wavves, Flaming Lips, More

Hump Day! Liven the work week up by streaming new albums from the Strokes, Depeche Mode, Wavves, the Flaming Lips, Yelawolf, and more. They're all…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 20, 2013

Wavves’ Fuzzy, Hyper-Catchy ‘Afraid of Heights’ Is Now Streaming in Full

Nirvana, Weezer, and Green Day similarities abound on Wavves' new album Afraid of Heights, out March 26 via Mom + Pop (and one of SPIN'…
By: Marc Hogan / March 18, 2013

Wavves’ Curious ‘Demon to Lean On’ Video Dives Into the Dump

It's been a fertile several days for videos that are at once instantly memorable but also hard to parse narratively. The Knife's "A Tooth…
By: Marc Hogan / March 11, 2013

Wavves Go Big on Grave-Digging Bulldozer ‘Demons to Lean On’

"No hope and no future," Nathan Williams sings more than once on "Demon to Lean On" (via Pitchfork), the second song to emerge…
By: Marc Hogan / January 29, 2013

Wavves Approach the Ledge With Jenny Lewis on New Album ‘Afraid of Heights’

"I feel like I was a real cocky motherfucker when I first started doing this," Nathan Williams says of his Wavves project. "I really believed…
By: David Bevan / January 10, 2013
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