Wild Nothing is an indie rock/dream pop band from Blacksburg, Virginia (USA), formed in late 2009 by Jack Tatum. Tatum’s demos garnered attention in indie music circles with a cover of Cloudbusting. Tatum signed with the Captured Tracks record label after the success of these demos, and began touring with Jeff Haley (bass), Nathan Goodman (guitar) and Max Brooks (drums).
Wild Nothing’s first single, ‘Summer Holiday’, was released in 2009, followed by ‘Cloudbusting’. The band’s debut album, ‘Gemini’, was released in the spring of 2010. Follow-up EP ‘Golden Haze’ was released in October 2010.
Wild Nothing released their second album, ‘Nocturne’, in 2012. The album was well received critically and commercially, debuting at No. 1 on both the Billboard New Artist and Alternative New Artist charts. An EP, ‘Empty Estate’, was released in 2013.The band’s third album ‘Life of Pause’ was released in 2016. A fourth album, ‘Indigo’ was released in 2018.
While Tatum is still the core member of the band, other members have come and gone. The current line-up consists of Tatum, Haley, Goodman and Elroy Finn (drums).
- Wild Nothing. Wikipedia, retrieved 2 September 2018.