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Wavves

Wavves Announces Vinyl Subscription Service Featuring Best Coast, Cloud Nothings

Buzz 20:26PM EDT

In an effort to appeal to the most dedicated of garage rock fans, the California-based band Wavves and its record label Ghost Ramp, are launching a music delivery subscription service to promote its music and the work of friend groups such as Best Coast and Cloud Nothings.READ MORE

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Wavves Leaks Album Art, Criticizes Record Label: 'You Don't Scare Me'

Buzz 17:51PM EDT

Nathan Williams of pop-punk surf-y outfit Wavves blasted a series of tweets in response to his current feud with Warner Brothers. Currently at work on two albums, including collaboration with The Cloud Nothings, Williams "battle" with his label has escalated over the past week.READ MORE

Nathan Williams

Wavves Singer Nathan Williams Talks New Album, Gives Hairstyling Tips

Buzz 21:45PM EDT

Wavves hasn't dropped a new album in almost two years, but prepare for a double dose of Nathan Williams in 2015. The singer recently told Nylon Guys Mag that he's been working on two projects for release in the coming months.READ MORE

Taylor Swift

Music Times 25 Best Songs of 2014: Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar, Hozier, St. Vincent & More

Buzz 11:41AM EDT

2014 was the year of a thousand controversies: Taylor Swift pulled all of her music from Spotify, Sun Kil Moon started a feud with The War On Drugs, Jack White accused The Black Keys of ripping him off (again), and almost nobody went platinum. When you put all of that aside, however, what you're left with is a bunch of incredible songs, which is really what it's all about. Here are the 25 best songs from 2014, as determined by Music Times writers Ryan Book, Caitlin Carter, Joey DeGroot, Kyle Dowling, and Carolyn Menyes.READ MORE

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8 Great Opening Tracks That Are Unlike The Rest Of The Album: Wilco, The Smiths, And More

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A good opening track should offer a captivating example of the rest of the album to come, but sometimes a song is chosen to open the album that doesn't sound anything like the other songs. Here are eight great opening tracks that are unlike the rest of the album.READ MORE

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Cloud Nothings Shares Video For 'Psychic Trauma' [WATCH]

Genres 14:41PM EDT

Cleveland indie rock band Cloud Nothings has shared the video for its song "Psychic Trauma," which you can watch below. The video features the three-piece band performing the song through a psychedelic black-and-white filter and was directed by John Ryan Manning, who has also directed Cloud Nothings' previous music videos, including "Hey Cool Kid," "Forget You All The Time," "Should Have," "No Future/No Past," "Fall In," and "I'm Not Part of Me."READ MORE

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8 Incredible Alt-Rock Instrumental Songs: Radiohead, R.E.M., and more

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Well-written lyrics can make a great song even better, but there are a ton of songs that work perfectly without any words at all, even from bands that don't normally write instrumentals. Here are eight incredible instrumental songs from alt-rock bands.READ MORE

6 Bands That Began as Solo Projects: Grizzly Bear, Foo Fighters, and more

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Unless they're singing folk songs like Bob Dylan, solo artists are rarely "solo" in the most literal sense of the word, typically employing a backing band to play along with them on record and during concerts. However, just as some artists leave their bands in pursuit of a solo career, some solo artists feel more comfortable playing music within a band environment. Here are six great bands that began as solo projects for one of the members.READ MORE

Leamers at a basement show

6 Reasons Why Basement Shows are Better Than Venue Shows

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I've written some reviews of basement shows for Music Times, and the more often I go to them, the more I'm convinced that they're superior to big venue shows in almost every way. Here are some reasons why.READ MORE

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Concert Review: Cloud Nothings at Music Hall of Williamsburg, 4/13/14

Reviews 12:01PM EDT

What sets Music Hall of Williamsburg apart from all of the other major venues I’ve been to is the absence of a barricade between the audience and the stage. For the first time in my life, I was able to stand right next to the stage and rest my arms and my beer on it. I chose to hang around stage left, and it turned out to be the best spot in the house for taking photos of the bands.READ MORE

Seven Great Albums Recorded by One Person: Prince, Paul McCartney, and more

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Typically, when an artist puts out a “solo” album, they usually just sing and play one instrument (if that) while every other part is filled out by their band members or session musicians. While there’s nothing wrong with making an album that way, there are other artists who insist on controlling every aspect of their albums, even if it means playing each and every instrument on their own. Here are seven great albums that were created almost entirely by a single person.READ MORE

Cloud Nothings and Wavves almost finished recording collaborative album

Genres 13:32PM EDT

About a month ago, rumors circulated that Cloud Nothings' Dylan Baldi and Wavves' Nathan Williams would be combining their talents to record a full-length album. Now, that collaboration has been confirmed.READ MORE

St. Vincent, Real Estate and more join Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel and more at Pitchfork Music Festival

Genres 17:38PM EDT

Less than four months remain until the 2014 edition of the Pitchfork Music Festival kicks off, and the lineup is slowly but surely coming together. Today (March 20) Pitchfork announced the next 24 acts that would join Beck, Neutral Milk Hotel and Kendrick Lamar at the Chicago music festival.READ MORE

MIXTAPE MONDAY: Check out new songs from Slow Club, Chloe Howl, My Morning Jacket, Fear of Men, Cloud Nothings and many more!

Exclusives 13:46PM EDT

This week’s Mixtape Monday features brand new tracks from Slow Club, Chloe Howl, PAWS and many more artists that released some great tunes over the past week. Once again, this is just a great way to share some fun new tracks with friends like we used to do back in the day, but with a digital twist! READ MORE

Cloud Nothings and Wavves might record an album together

Genres 15:05PM EDT

Could Nothings' Dylan Badi and Wavves' Nathan Williams might soon be combining their talents to record a full-length album, though nothing is official.READ MORE

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