Crocodiles Stomp Out ‘Cockroach’ in New VHS-Style Video

Crocodiles have only been getting better at the fuzzy garage rock game since SPIN named them a band to watch in 2009. With their fourth LP…
Dan Reilly / August 1, 2013

Dum Dum Girls-Crocodiles Couple Expose New Project With NSFW Artwork

Dum Dum Girls main woman Dee Dee and her husband, Crocodiles half Brandon Welchez, made SPIN's list of 12 Indie Rock Couples Keeping the Dream…
Marc Hogan / November 26, 2012

Crocodiles’ Brandon Welchez on Pogo Sticks and Drug Jokes

On their first two albums, 2009's Summer of Hate and the following year's Sleep Forever, Crocodiles established themselves as among the best of the many…
Alyssa Pereira / June 6, 2012

Crocodiles, ‘Endless Flowers’ (French Kiss)

San Diego fuzzmeisters turn down the 'verb, swoon like Strokes or No Age, make "Bubblegum Trash."
Chris Martins / June 5, 2012

Hear Crocodiles’ Sinewy ‘Endless Flowers’

A few weeks ago Crocodiles' Charles Rowell and Brandon Welchez took a moment to talk records with RBB's Radioeins in Berlin. They mused on John…
David Bevan / May 1, 2012

Crocodiles Drop Polished Lo-Fi ‘Sunday’ From June Album

Stick with Crocodiles, and you're guaranteed no bullshit. The Brooklyn lo-fi crew have announced their third record, Endless Flowers, and it's definitely coming — practically…
Devon Maloney / February 21, 2012

Crocodiles Respond to Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Attack

Earlier this month, California scuzz-rock duo Crocodiles posted a song online titled "Kill Joe Arpaio." The track -- almost four-minutes of hypnotic, fuzzed-out surf drone…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 29, 2010

New Albums from Weezer, Robert Plant & 26 More!

Here's a rundown of the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / September 14, 2010

FREE ALBUM: New EP from Crocodiles

San Diego noise punks Crocodiles haven't even released their sophomore album, Sleep Forever-it's out September 14-so we were pleasantly surprised this week when the band…
Peter Gaston / September 2, 2010

Crocodiles, ‘Sleep Forever’ (Fat Possum)

Disciples of a noise-punk tradition that runs from the Velvet Underground to the Jesus and Mary Chain and beyond, San Diego's death-obsessed Crocodiles revise their…
Jon Young / August 23, 2010

EXCLUSIVE: New Video from Crocodiles

On their sophomore full-length, Sleep Forever (out Sept. 14), San Diego punk duo (and ex-SPIN Breaking Out act) Crocodiles have expanded the noisy, guitar-and-drum-machines sound…
Peter Gaston / July 14, 2010

Band to Watch: San Diego’s Crocodiles

"If you live there, then you slowly die." That's how Brandon Welchez, frontman and beat programmer for drone-pop duo Crocodiles, describes his band's hometown of…
Matt Diehl / June 29, 2009

Bye Bye Bogle: A Tribute to Surf-Rock Kings the Ventures

Surf, sun, and babes -- it's the California Dream. But its soundtrack was born in a much uglier place: a used car lot in rainy…
William Goodman / June 18, 2009