Wavves @ Less Artists More Condos (more by Toby Tenenbaum)

VICE: You've had a pretty intense amount of coverage on music blogs considering you've only been doing this since February. Do you think they picked up on it so quickly because you are a blogger yourself?

Maybe. The blogging thing just came about because I was working in this music store in San Diego called Music Trader. It was an awful place filled with racist jocks and douchebags and I just couldn't handle the 9 to 5 so I ended up quitting. The sparkle in my day while I was there had been these nice guys who would just come and in and talk rap records with me. Once I quit the job I suddenly had all this time on my hands and wanted to talk rap records but had no one to talk about them with so I started Ghost Ramp. I'd always listened to rap though because as a kid the two things my mum wouldn't let me listen to were West Coast G-funk and alternative guitar music so those were the two things I got heavily into.

Wavves is touring pretty much non-stop between now and the end of April. Between now and then he'll be all over Europe, all over America, at SXSW, and, as promised, back in NYC in March - the 28th at Cake Shop and the 29th at Market Hotel to be exact. All dates below...

Wavves - March/April 2009 North American Tour Dates
Mon-Mar-16 Phoenix, AZ Trunk Space
Sun-Mar-22 Dallas, TX Lounge on Elm St
Mon-Mar-23 Knoxville, TN The Pilot Light
Tue-Mar-24 Chapel Hill, NC Nightlight
Wed-Mar-25 Harrisonburg, VA The Blue Nile
Thu-Mar-26 Baltimore, MD The Zodiac
Fri-Mar-27 Philadelphia, PA The Marvelous Music
Sat-Mar-28 Brooklyn, NY Market Hotel
Sun-Mar-29 New York, NY Cake Shop
Mon-Mar-30 New York, NY Mercury Lounge
Tue-Mar-31 Toronto, ON Sneaky Dee's
Wed-Apr-01 Detroit, MI Magic Stick
Thu-Apr-02 Ft. Wayne, IN The Brass Rail
Fri-Apr-03 Chicago, IL Empty Bottle
Sat-Apr-04 Madison, WI U of W - The Project Lodge
Sun-Apr-05 Minneapolis, MN 7th Street Entry
Mon-Apr-06 Fargo, ND Aquarium
Wed-Apr-08 Olympia, WA The Northern
Thu-Apr-09 Seattle, WA The Funhouse
Sat-Apr-11 Portland, OR Holocene
Sun-Apr-12 Davis, CA DAM House
Mon-Apr-13 San Francisco, CA Bottom of the Hill
Tue-Apr-14 Santa Cruz, CA Crepe Place
Wed-Apr-15 Los Angeles, CA The Echo
Fri-Apr-17 San Diego, CA Casbah

Wavves - other 2009 Tour Dates
Feb 13 - Friese Bremen
Feb 14 - Atari w/ Future Islands Leipzig
Feb 15 - Klub 007 w/ Future Islands Prague
Feb 16 - Arena Wien
Feb 17 - Kafe Kult München
Feb 18 - West Germany Berlin
Feb 19 - Astra Stube Hamburg
Feb 20 - Galerie Loyal Kassel
Feb 21 - DBs Utrecht
Feb 22 - Ex Haus Trier
Feb 24 - Ground Zero w/ Women Lyon
Feb 25 - La Mecanique Paris
Feb 26 - Barden's Boudoir w/ Crystal Stilts London
Feb 27 - The Chameleon w/ Pens Nottingham
Feb 28 - TBA w/ Pens Leeds
Mar 1 - Nice N Sleazy w/ Pens Glasgow
Mar 2 - Bar Saki w/ Pens Manchester
Mar 3 - Skala w/ Women London
Mar 4 - Buffalo Bar w/ Pens Cardiff
Mar 5 - Prince Albert w/ Pens Brighton
Mar 6 - Upset The Rhythm Party w/ Pens! London
Mar 7 - KRAAK Festival Gent
Mar 16 - Phix Gallery w/ Abe Vigoda Phoenix, Arizona
Mar 18 - SXSW DATES TBA + US TOUR TBA Austin, Texas

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