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Angel Olsen, Mitski, Toro Y Moi, How to Dress Well, More Contribute to Anti-Trump Song Project Our First 100 Days

Much is made of a new president's first 100 days in office, when an incoming commander in chief—usually riding a wave of public support—tackles top…
Anna Gaca / January 13, 2017

Wild Nothing Doesn’t Need Your Nostalgia

On a frigid, windblown evening a week before Thanksgiving, Jack Tatum emits stress. Hunched in a green leather booth backstage at Baby’s All Right, a…
Harley Brown / February 18, 2016

Review: Wild Nothing Dreams Up a Half-Stoned Picnic on ‘Life of Pause’

Most dream-pop bands have never had much of a reputation for occupying the more ambitious corners of the indie market, and that’s usually for good…
Zach Kelly / February 16, 2016

Wild Nothing Announces World Tour, Shares ‘A Woman’s Wisdom’

Jack Tatum, a.k.a. Wild Nothing, will soon release his forthcoming record, Life of Pause, on February 19 via Captured Tracks. So far he's shared a…
Rachel Brodsky / February 9, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Pet Shop Boys, Underworld, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of SPIN’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from a YouTube deep-diver, British electronic trailblazers, lovelorn dream-poppers, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 22, 2016

Wild Nothing Reigns Over His Subjects on ‘Reichpop’

Back in November, Jake Tatum, a.k.a. Wild Nothing, shared news of his third studio album, Life of Pause, plus two singles: "TV Queen" and "To Know…
Rachel Brodsky / January 5, 2016

Wild Nothing Announces ‘Life of Pause’ LP With Breezy ‘To Know You’ and ‘TV Queen’

Brooklyn dream-pop songwriter Jack Tatum hasn't released an album as Wild Nothing since 2012's Nocturne, but that'll change February 19 when he issues a new…
Colin Joyce / November 24, 2015

Hear the Snow, Made of Beach Fossils, Wild Nothing, and Holograms

With Record Store Day is less than 40 days away, more and more exclusive releases are being announced. And while it's not a 24-hour song,…
Dan Reilly / March 10, 2014

Captured Tracks Celebrates Five Years With Anniversary Festival: DIIV, Mac DeMarco, Wild Nothing, More

Congrats to Brooklyn indie-punk label Captured Tracks on five years of sweaty fun. Diiv into some photos from their Brooklyn celebration.
SPIN Staff / September 3, 2013

Captured Tracks Enters Festival Game With DIIV, Mac DeMarco, Wild Nothing, More

Captured Tracks turns five this year and the Brooklyn label is celebrating with its very own festival. CT5 runs Satuday, August 31 to Sunday, September…
Kyle McGovern / July 2, 2013

Wild Nothing Share Arty ’80s-Animated ‘A Dancing Shell’ Ahead of ‘Empty Estate’ EP

Wild Nothing's cooling vibes provided us some sweet relief on the scorching final day of Coachella, but Jack Tatum's got more to give. On May…
Chris Martins / April 23, 2013

Wild Nothing’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Obsession Becomes Lethal in ‘Only Heather’ Video

Last year SPIN spoke to Wild Nothing's Jack Tatum about his obsession with HBO's awesome fantasy series Game of Thrones, but we had no reason to…
Chris Martins / February 14, 2013

Wild Nothing Send Pixie Dream Girl Michelle Williams to ‘Paradise’ in New Video

Back in 2008, SPIN rhetorically asked if Michelle Williams (Dawson's Creek, Brokeback Mountain) was "the coolest indie actress around." Four years later, we have a definitive…
Chris Martins / October 23, 2012

Hear Wild Nothing’s Ultra-Fluid ‘Paradise’ Single

Brooklyn-via-Virginia mope-pop revivalist Jack Tatum unveiled "Paradise" today, a synth-lined, high-altitude mood-piece set to appear on his Wild Nothing project's forthcoming sophomore full-length, Nocturne. "There…
David Bevan / August 7, 2012

Wild Nothing’s Jack Tatum Obsessively Watches the ‘Thrones’

Wild Nothing singer-guitarist Jack Tatum has some strong opinions about what constitutes great pop, and he brandishes them beautifully on his sophomore album, Nocturne, a…
Thomas Charles / July 26, 2012