Culture Abuse and WAVVES Collaborate On "Up and Down"

Culture Abuse and WAVVES Collaborate On "Up and Down"

Today marks the premiere of “Up and Down,” a collaboration between Culture Abuse and WAVVES. A two-minute burst of garage pop, “Up and Down” combines bouncy guitar melodies and punchy lyrics to instantly catchy effect.

Listen to “Up and Down” by Culture Abuse and WAVVES at YouTube or Spotify

Hailing from the Bay Area, Cultre Abuse signed to Epitaph Records earlier this year. The band formed in 2013, releasing their debut album Peach in late 2016. Infusing its distortion-heavy garage punk with keyboard melodies and the occasional string arrangement, Peach fully embodies the Culture Abuse mission of “being free, enjoying life, and sharing love.”

Culture Abuse is currently in the studio working on their sophomore album, to be released by Epitaph in 2018.

WAVVES’ sixth album You’re Welcome arrived in May on Ghost Ramp. It was praised by the AV Club as “Wavves’ finest moment to date.” Throughout the album, WAVVES singer/songwriter Nathan Williams explores his obsessions with everything from doo-wop to Cambodian pop to South American psychedelia.

WAVVES recently embarked on a co-headlining run with Epitaph’s own Joyce Manor, who are touring in continued support of their critically acclaimed fourth studio album Cody. Starting tonight in New Orleans, Culture Abuse will join the tour as support.



10/30 New Orleans, LA The Joy Theater

10/31 Mobile, AL Merry Widow

11/2 Orlando, FL The Beacham Theater

11/3 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

11/4 Charleston, SC The Music Farm

11/5 Carrboro, NC Cat's Cradle

11/6 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Sound Stage

11/7 Philadelphia, PA Union Transfer

11/8 Boston, MA Paradise Rock Club

11/9 Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Steel

11/11 Morgantown, WV Mainstage Morgantown

11/13 Toronto, ON Danforth Music Hall

11/14 Detroit, MI Magic Stick

11/15 Chicago, IL Concord Music Hall

11/16 St. Louis, MO The Ready Room

11/17 Lawrence, KS The Bottleneck

11/18 Lincoln, NE Vega

11/19 Denver, CO Summit Music Hall

11/20 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue

11/22 Berkeley, CA The UC Theatre

10/30-11/22 with Culture Abuse as support