Photos by David Benjamin When WAVVES plays, we try to be there. Coming off the release of the latest Afraid of Heights, the guys headlined Red Bull’s third installment of their Sound Select series at the Echoplex.
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Photos and words by Melissa Moore It’s hard to believe the adorable kids of FIDLAR can prompt a full-out riot, but if you were in attendance for last night’s show at The Echo and anywhere near the stage, you’re probably nursing a sore shoulder or split lip. There was blood last time, so no surprise [...]
AUG. 24-26: MISHKA LOS ANGELES 3-DAY GRAND REOPENING w KID SISTER + ACTION BRONSON + A$TON MATTHEWS + DJS WAVVES & FRANKIE CHAN + DJ MUGGS & AC SLATER + SPECIAL GUESTS
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Debi Del Grande traveled across this great land to Tennessee, braving the heat and hippies to capture Bonnaroo for L.A. Record. Her sum up of Day One includes Kopecky Family Band, Best Coast, River City Extension, Dam Funk, Drums, Childish Gambino, The Knux, Reverend Payton, Twin Shadow, Wavves, and Karen Elson.
MAY 10: IHEARTCOMIX, MEDIA CONTENDER, AND L.A. RECORD PRESENT CHECK YO PONYTAIL 2 w/ ANDREW W.K. + WAVVES + TRASH TALK
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Travis Cthulhu just got a whole lot more sinister on The Cthulhus’ third CD-R release, EVAPR8. This collection of sci-fi sound poems, strung together with bedroom rock, bent electronics and musique concrète, sounds less like Wavves and more like Trout Mask Replica or early Zappa, with perhaps an assist from Bruce Haack on drum machines, which could easily be lifted from a Baldwin ’70s home organ.
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What goes on in the minds of the bands that you love? Find out through these Rorschach Tests conducted by Vanessa Gonzalez at FYF Fest 2010. Brian Stewart, Growlers, Drums: Pelvic bone Kyle Schuster, Growlers, Keyboards & Guitar: devil Scott Montoya: Growlers, Bass: Scarab Brooks Nielsen: Growlers, Vocals: Lil’ Clownie Warren Thomas, Growlers, Bongos: Pelvic [...]
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Wavves – photography by Zane Roessell On August 13, Wavves played at Pomona’s Glass House. Sensing the “Friday the Thirteenth” spirit in the air Nathan Williams and company played a rowdy set, replete with crowd surfing and stage diving. Wavves’ signature surf goth sound had the crowd surging against the barricades like a roiling tempest.
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Remember how Sick Boy in Trainspotting quit heroin at the same time as Renton, just to show how easily he could do it? The Cthulhus bully Nathan Williams in the same way; they’re clearly mining Wavves territory, and yet they do it so effortlessly.