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Posted 30 Jul 2013 @ 3:35pm
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We may as well get the obligatory mud mention out of the road first: wading through mire at the new Splendour site was unavoidable this year, but, as usual, it was nothing even a standard pair of gumboots couldn't combat. 
 
Day one saw Dune Rats urging all in attendance to scream 'fuck' as loud as possible, because “we're on the radio... Hey mum!” The ecstatic, beach-ball bouncing...

Posted 29 May 2013 @ 9:30pm
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“We’re just in the living room, man. The finals are on, so we’re catching as much ball as possible in between – and during – today’s interviews.” It’s a frank – but not entirely unexpected – admission from Nathan Williams, who forms one third of the creative core of American band Wavves. Williams and his band mate Stephen Pope are watching game six of the NBA encounter between Los Angeles...

Posted 7 May 2013 @ 10:50am
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Garage punk kings Wavves and psych-jam masters Unknown Mortal Orchestra are joining forces for what's set to be an incredibly tasty double headline Splendour sideshow.

 

Both bands have released pretty sick albums in 2013, with UMO releasing the sprawling sophomore LP II and Wavves putting forth the very excellent Afraid Of Heights.

 

Don't miss your chance to...

Posted 19 Mar 2013 @ 4:26pm
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Professional, polished and paranoid, Wavves have returned with a beautiful record of mistrust and obsession. Afraid Of Heights has a lot less space and air than their previous record King Of The Beach. It might be a sunny day but if the curtains are drawn how would you know?

 

Sail To The Sun opens the disc, it is a Saints era sounding pop-punk and a shining example of what this...

Posted 15 May 2012 @ 12:26pm
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The support bands for tonight’s gig showcased just how broad the spectrum of garage music has become; the Murlocs with their blues based Nuggets inspired tunes and Sures who favor the marriage of indie pop with '50s melodies a la The Ravonettes. The diversity of sounds made for enjoyable sets from both up and coming bands and warmed the crowd fittingly for the onslaught of Wavves.

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Posted 11 Oct 2011 @ 9:38am
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Life's pretty fucking sweet for Nathan Williams. Prematurely thrust into the spotlight after generating buzz through the brilliantly overblown home recordings of Wavves and Wavvves, it seemed like it had all had come to an explosive end after an MDMA-fuelled onstage meltdown. To his credit, Wavves bounced back, and recruited bandmates from the infinitely more tragic Jay Reatard - avoiding a...

Posted 2 Mar 2011 @ 3:21pm
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