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Nathan Williams

Nathan Williams: Guitar (acoustic), Guitar (electric), Vocals

Genre: Acoustic, Pop, Rock

Sound description: Blissful, fuzzy psych-pop, or DIY low-fi sci-fi wi-fi for the punk guy.

RIYL: PM Dawn, Get Back Loretta, Silver Sunshine, Neutral Milk Hotel, Jesus and Mary Chain, Animal Collective, Deerhunter, Times New Viking, Vivian Girls, No Age, Psychedelic Horseshit, Guided By Voices, Pavement, Eat Skull, the Shags

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Synoposis

Influences: Ariel Pink, PM Dawn, Lenny Kravitz, Oasis, the Beatles, Badfinger, Nick Lowe, XTC, Weezer, the Pixies, the Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, REM, the Beatles, the Ramones, Marv Johnson, the Shaggs, Sonic Youth, No Age, the Breeders, Nirvana, Bad Brains, Against Me!

Background:

Wavves started out as a one-man-band brainstormed by Nathan Williams, a former Music Trader manager who became a record label signee in early 2009 at the age of 22. In concert, Williams is usually accompanied by drummer Ryan Ulsh. Posting songs for free on his blog Ghost Ramp earned him much internet buzz, as well as multiple slots at the 2009 SXSW music festival in Austin, Texas.

MTV.com listed Wavves’ March 8 SXSW performance at Red 7 among their Top 10 South By Southwest 2009 Moments. His album Wavvves on Fat Possum Records earned an 8.1 rating at hipness arbitrator Pitchfork.com. In late April '09, despite having played his first gig less than six months ago, williams was booked to open for mainstream darlings 311 at the West Palm Beach SunFest.

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