Modern Mystery’s Top 10 Videos of the Year



1. Morning Benders “Promises”

2. Wavves “Post Acid”

3. Of Montreal “Coquet Coquette”

4. Cloud Nothings “Hey Cool Kids”

5. Surfer Blood “Floating Vibes”

6. Vampire Weekend “Giving Up the Gun”

7. Miniature Tigers “Bullfighter Jacket”

8. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin “Let It Sway”

9. Arcade Fire “The Suburbs”

10. Ra Ra Riot “Boy”

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Christmas Song of the Day: Wavves and Best Coast – “Got Something For You”


Wavves and Best Coast – “Got Something for You” by ModernMystery4

Wavves and Best Coast to Tour Together

Indie rock power couple Nathan Williams of Wavves and Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast have just announced that the two bands will be heading out on tour together in the near future. The two have not announced the dates yet but trust us, this is one tour that you will certainly want to check out. The lovebirds are on the road seperately right now, but check back to ModernMysteryBlog.com as the tour dates start to roll in.

Take a peak below at Wavves and Best Coast tour dates below:

Wavves:

11-08 Glasgow, Scotland – Arches
11-09 Manchester, England – Islington Mill
11-10 London, England – Garage
11-12 Brussels, Belgium – AB Club
11-13 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Paradiso
11-14 Copenhagen, Denmark – Little Vega
11-15 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser Slussen
11-16 Malmo, Sweden – Babel
11-18 Berlin, Germany – Comet
11-19 Munich, Germany – 59:1
11-20 Frankfurt, Germany – Hafen 2
11-21 Geneva, Switzerland – Usine PTR
11-22 Paris, France – FMR
11-29 Milan, Italy – London Loves Party
11-30 Ravenna, Italy – Bronson
12-01 Rome, Italy – Circolo Deglis Aristi
12-03 Lisbon, Portugal – Super Bock em Stock Festival

Best Coast:

11-09 Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room ^
11-10 San Diego, CA – Casbah ^
11-13-14 Los Angeles, CA – The Troubadour *
11-26-27 Universal City, CA – Gibson Amphitheatre #
11-29 Manchester, England – Ruby Lounge
11-30 Birmingham, England – Glee Club
12-01 London, England – Scala
12-03 Paris, France – Noveau Casino
12-04 Zurich, Switzerland – Mascotte
12-05 Munich, Germany – Atomic Cafe
12-07 Cologne, Germany – MTC
12-08 Brussels, Belgium – AB Club
12-10 Minehead, England – ATP Presents Bowlie 2
12-12 Amsterdam, Netherlands – Bitterzoet
12-13 Hamburg, Germany – Beatlemania
12-14 Berlin, Germany – Magnet
12-15 Malmo, Sweden – Debaser
12-16 Stockholm, Sweden – Debaser

^ with Sonny & the Sunsets
* with Dunes
# with Weezer

New Wavves Video “No Hope Kids”

Fresh from the infamous ‘meltdown’, Wavves is back with a new video in tow. ‘No Hope Kids’  is a rather charming video actually.  No frills, just music. Some may say that Wavves is a bit overrated, but you have to dig deep to fully enjoy this band if it’s not your type of sound.

Directed by Pete Ohs (Fiery Furnaces, Arcade Fire, The Unicorns) the video is filled with clips of their European tour and their life on the road. A little bit of fresh air from camp Wavves. 

Wavves ‘So Bored’, Acoustic

I think of Wavves as the baby brother band of MGMT. As odd as that may or may not sound to some of you, you have to admit they have the same vibe.  Recently TheyShootMusic.com from Austria, has filmed the band playing ‘So Bored’ amongst a few others, acoustically. It really lets the listener get more of the song in my opinion. Stripped down and raw is the only way to describe it.  Wavves are getting big, huh?

Wavves are currently on tour with a stop at the Bowery Ballroom in late June. Check out their tourdates HERE

Watch the acoustic performance of Wavves ‘So Bored’