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Watch Wild Cub’s cinematic new video for “Thunder Clatter” directed by Drew Bourdet

March 3rd 2014

Directed by Drew Bourdet and shot in the band’s hometown of Nashville, watch the amazing new video for Wild Cub’s “Thunder Clatter” — featuring cheerleaders, snogging, nosebleeds, all that good stuff.

“It’s a challenge to make a video that can serve as both a tasteful introduction to the band and a distillation of a lot of the themes on youth, Drew really struck a delicate balance, showing some of the intimate and smaller moments that we hint at throughout the record, but never hitting you over the head. He lays out a long slate of moments, all with a palpable undercurrent and intangible vibration.” — Keegan DeWitt.

Then head over to Rolling Stone to check out some amazing behind-the-scenes photos from the video shoot, courtesy of Allister Ann.


Wild Cub have announced a total of seven shows at next week’s SXSW, including appearances at the Paste Day Party, and the mtvU Woodie Awards. Following their Austin stint, the band head on the road for a string of dates with American Authors, and Vampire Weekend. See below for a full itinerary.

Wild Cub at SXSW
03/10 – The AV Club Reload Party @ The Mohawk – 7pm
03/12 – Paste Day Party @ Swan Dive – 12pm
03/12 – Yahoo! Live Session @ Brazos Hall – 3pm
03/13 – mtvU Woodie Awards @ 1st and Red River – 4pm
03/13 – Entercom Showcase @ Six Lounge – 11pm
03/13 – Paradigm Showcase @ Stubb’s – 8pm
03/15 – KGSR Session @ W Hotel – 9am

Supporting American Authors
03/24 – New Orleans, LA @ The Parish
03/25 – Atlanta, GA @ The Loft
03/26 – Birmingham, AL @ The Bottletree
03/28 – Columbia, SC @ Jillian’s
03/29 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva
03/30 – Carrboro, NC @ Cat’s Cradle
03/31 – Charlotte, NC @ Visulite
04/03 – Cincinnati, OH @ 20th Century Theater
04/04 – Cleveland, OH @ Grog Shop
04/07 – Louisville, KY @ Headliners
04/08 – Milwaukee, WI @ Turner Hall

Supporting Vampire Weekend
04/24 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s
04/25 – Austin, TX @ Stubb’s
04/28 – Birmingham, AL @ Sloss Furnaces

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Wild Cub release debut album, perform “Thunder Clatter” live on Fallon

January 22nd 2014

Wild Cub’s debut album “Youth” is out now! Fully remastered with two additional bonus tracks “Lies” and “Blacktide”, “Youth” is available now on iTunes.

To make yesterday’s release celebration even more exciting, the band also lat night made their TV debut! Taking to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon stage for a killer performance of “Thunder Clatter”. Watch below.

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Stream Wild Cub’s debut album “Youth”, plus a killer Dale Earnardt Jr. Jr. remix

January 7th 2014

As we gear up for the wide release of Wild Cub’s debut album “Youth”, New York Times’ T Magazine has unveiled a full stream of the beautifully remastered record, featuring two brand new bonus tracks “Blacktide” and “Lies”.

Stream now via T Magazine, then head over to the Wild Cub website where “Youth” is now available to pre-order on CD and limited signed vinyl, with an exclusive Wild Cub t-shirt.

In anticipation of the album released, Wild Cub recruited indie-pop duo Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. for a remix of their killer single “Thunder Clatter” — following in the footsteps of previous big name remixers Twin Shadow and Small Black. Stream below now.

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Stream a haunting Small Black rework of Wild Cub’s “Thunder Clatter”

December 10th 2013


As you guys keep falling deeper in love with Wild Cub’s “Thunder Clatter”, we are stoked to announce the release of a deluxe edition of the single, featuring remixes from Small Black, and Twin Shadow.

The Twin Shadow rework premiered last month through the Urban Outfitters blog, and today NYLON Mag today unveiled Small Black’s spaced-out contribution. Stream now.

The “Thunder Clatter” deluxe single is available to purchase now on iTunes.

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Wild Cub release “Thunder Clatter” lyric video, photos by Margaret Durow

December 3rd 2013

While you guys keep falling deeper and deeper in love with Wild Cub’s “Thunder Clatter” single, the band have unveiled a brand new lyric video for the track, featuring the beautiful photography of Margaret Durow.

Wild Cub have also announced details of a full US tour kicking off at the end of January 2014. Tickets go on sale this Friday!

01/23 Seattle, WA – Tractor Tavern
01/25 Sacramento, CA – Harlow’s
01/27 Los Angeles, CA – Bardot
01/29 Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Theater
01/30 The Loft at UCSD – San Diego, CA
02/05 Saint Paul, MN – Turf Club
02/06 Milwaukee, WI – Turner Hall
02/07 Indianapolis, IN – Do317 Lounge
02/08 Chicago, IL – Subterranean
02/11 Detroit, MI – The Magic Stick
02/13 Albany, NY – The Hollow
02/14 Burlington, VA – Higher Ground
02/15 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
02/17 Providence, MI – The Met
02/18 New York, NY – Bowery Ballroom
02/19 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
03/02 Nashville, TN – 3rd & Lindsley

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Watch Wild Cub perform as part of MTV Hive’s ‘Artist to Watch Live’

November 26th 2013

Miss out on Wild Cub’s MTV Hive Artist to Watch Live live-stream last Friday? Well, you can stop kicking yourself, their performance can now be streamed in full on the MTV Hive website!

Set list:
01. Colour
02. Hidden In The Night
03. Blacktide
04. Wishing Well
05. Drive
06. Thunder Clatter
07. Summer Fires/Hidden Spells



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