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Wild Nothing

c. 2009 | ORIGIN: VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Wild Nothing is an American indie rock/dream pop band from Blacksburg, Virginia, formed in late 2009 by Jack Tatum. During live performances, Tatum is joined by additional musicians, currently Nathan Goodman (guitar), Jeff Haley (bass), Matt Kallman (keyboards) and Jeremiah Johnson (drums). To date, Wild Nothing has released three studio albums, Gemini (2010), Nocturne (2012) and Life of Pause (2016), and two EPs, Golden Haze (2010) and Empty Estate (2013). Wild Nothing's first single, "Summer Holiday," was released on Captured Tracks in 2009, followed by "Cloudbusting." The band's debut full-length, Gemini, was released in the spring of 2010. Gemini was ranked the 49th best album of 2010 by Pitchfork Media and 36th best album of 2010 by Amazon.com music editors. Blogcritics wrote, "While I wasn't totally convinced with Gemini as a whole, I adored it in chunks". Follow-up EP Golden Haze was released in October 2010. Wild Nothing released their second album, Nocturne, on August 28, 2012, via Captured Tracks. The album was well received critically and commercially, debuting at No. 1 on both the Billboard New Artist & Alternative New Artist charts, receiving "Best New Music" from Pitchfork, and receiving top slots on the year-end lists of Under the Radar and iTunes Alternative. Wild Nothing's next EP, Empty Estate, was released on May 14, 2013. On October 7, 2014, Wild Nothing announced the production of their third studio album. On January 6, 2015, Tatum announced that he was en route to Stockholm to begin recording. On November 24, 2015, Wild Nothing announced their third studio album, Life of Pause, would be released on February 19, 2016 on Captured Tracks. A double-sided single, "To Know You"/"TV Queen", was released the same day, with accompanying music videos for both tracks. ~Wikipedia

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