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"We found those signed vinyls from WAVVES to giveaway!" 

That is what we woke up with this morning after nearly a month ago we walked out of the Magic Stick clutching a few signed platters from WAVVES.  We meant to run the give along with our show review but it slipped our mind mostly because the records slipped from our hands behind the back office couch in the MCB offices!  

The cleaning crew found them yesterday and thankfully passed them back to us (along with some other choice materials/items).  So...since we slacked that off you can email for your shot to win one of thesigned records - happy weekend! ` MCB

Named for his fear of the ocean, Wavves, the skuzzy project of San Diego slacker Nathan Williams, is a blend of distorted no-fi and refined sunshiny melodies. Charmingly messy, most of his lyrics, while difficult to decipher, generally revolve around the subjects of weed, boredom, and the beach -- when he isn't poking jabs at the gloomy subculture of goth rock (a common theme, found in "Goth Girls," "California Goths," "Summer Goths," "Surf Goths," and "Beach Goths"). Wavves was conceived just afterWilliams, at age 21, quit his job as a clerk at Music Trader, while he was dividing his free time between skateboarding, writing for his hip-hop blog, Ghost Ramp, and making music using an '80s Tascam cassette recorder and Garage Band software. Due to his inexperience with the program, the result of one month's worth of bedroom recording sessions was two full albums of songs: all completely mangled by overdriven inputs. Rather than scrapping the material, he embraced the in-the-red aesthetic and started promoting the songs online. Wavves was quickly embraced and touted as "the next big thing" by Internet music critics and fellow bloggers.