Interview: Couch Dog is Bad and Better than Ever

If you type in “Couch Dog” on Google, what you’re going to find are variations of an article titled “Should Dogs be Allowed on the Furniture?” After talking with the SLO-based, surf rocky band Couch Dog I have the answer: no. Their self-described thrashy, fast, hectic, and anxious sound is bound to get you up…

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SPOTLIGHT: Coffin Shares Their New Album

It’s been more than a year and a half since beloved local bands have fueled fervent mosh pits within the sweaty, chaotic living rooms around San Luis Obispo. Music enthusiasts have long-awaited the return of live music — at last, musicians are returning to the stages (and house venues) of SLO. Residents of the one…

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Week Old New Music Roundup: Jan 24, 2021

Yep, you read the title. We slacked this week and have to own up to being a complete failure. Thought about scrapping it entirely, but what would you do without our takes? I know what you would do. You would go over to Pitchfork or Rolling Stones and let an ivy-league-educated wiener break down Spotify’s…

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.WAV’s Favorite Albums of 2020

You already know what the point of this article is. It’s a year end list. You like these, don’t you? God, I can almost see you. Drooling, eyes glazed over. Head empty, in a state of pure bliss. Like a newborn babe. Anyway, here are some albums from last year that we here at .WAV…

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New Music Roundup: December 20th, 2020

Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas! Like a fat bearded man screaming as he plummets down your chimney, breaking both legs instantly on landing, like your Uncle Tommy who had a little too much egg nog at Christmas dinner, .WAV’s holiday roundup is here whether you like it or not! The music jocks here at .WAV…

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GODTET III – A Distillation of Jazz

With GODTET, you’re never really just listening to jazz music.  On the group’s final LP III, get ready to bask in the pure essence of what imbues jazz with that unique spiritual nature that lies beyond technicality.  Headed up by Australian producer and multi-instrumentalist Godriguez, this project has been incredible, exploring improvisational jazz and sampling…

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New Music Roundup: November 28th, 2020

Yeah yeah, we know what you’re thinking. “Hey, isn’t this just last week’s music… this week? What gives? I’m a 21st century type, a real go-getter. I don’t have time for this shit! I need the newest music reviewed and packaged to me in easily digestible blurbs, and I need it constantly, 24/7, like the…

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New Music Roundup: November 10th, 2020

Hey again. It’s the staff at .WAV, back with a list of The New and Noteworthy. Keep a lookout for .WAV’s New Music Roundup when it happens. Giddyup! Archaeopteryx – Monolake Dark, moody, and foreboding, Berlin ambient/techno outfit Monolake’s new record Archaeopteryx is a Tron-tinted trip down the River Styx, with Robert Henke and Torsten…

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New Music Roundup: November 1st, 2020

It’s .WAV’s New Music Roundup Day-after-Halloween special! Here’s a list of what we listened to this week besides “Spooky Scary Skeletons”. You should listen to it too. Magic Oneohtrix Point Never – Oneohtrix Point Never He’s done it again, folks. Daniel Lopatin is undeniably one of the most important avant-garde artists of this generation. With…

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New Music Roundup: October 23, 2020

The staff at .WAV is back again with a list of what you’ve been itching for: new and noteworthy music. Keep a lookout for .WAV’s New Music Roundup every Friday and sometimes Sunday. Giddyup. Streams of Thought Vol. 3 – Black Thought In the turbulent course of this past year, a lot of us have…

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