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News

Feb 20, 2015

Crocodiles have announced a new album and released the first single from it, "Crybaby Demon." More

Crocodiles Announce Tour Dates

Supporting Crimes of Passion

May 30, 2014

Releasing their latest LP Crimes of Passion last year, San Diego noise pop duo Crocodiles have announced plans for a lengthy summer tour through North America.  More

Aug 13, 2013

Next week San Diego noise rock duo Crocodiles will release their new album Crimes of PassionMore

Jul 31, 2013

Due to release their new album Crimes of Passion later this month San Diego noise rockers Crocodiles have premiered a brand new music video featuring their lead single "Cockroach." More

May 21, 2013

San Diego noise rockers Crocodiles have announced the release of their fourth studio album, Crimes of Passion. More

Listen: Haunted Hearts - “Something That Feels Bad is Something That Feels Good”

Debut Song from Dum Dum Girls/Crocodiles Side Project

Dec 03, 2012

Next year Dum Dum Girls Dee Dee and her husband, Brandon Welchez of Crocodiles, will release their debut single as Haunted Hearts. More

Crocodiles Announce New Album

Endless Flowers Out June 5

Feb 22, 2012

Recently signing to Frenchkiss, San Diego five-piece Crocodiles have announced the release of their third album Endless Flowers on June 5.  More


Interviews

2016 Artist Survey: Brandon Welchez of Crocodiles

Welchez on Trump and the Election, Moving to Mexico, Brexit, and Self-Driving Cars

Feb 13, 2017

For Under the Radar's 14th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2016. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2016 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

Crocodiles: My Firsts

Brandon Welchez on His First Kiss, First Hospital Visit, First Job, First Car, and Early Musical Experiences

May 06, 2015

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Brandon Welchez of Crocodiles. More

Crocodiles

Serving the Song

Oct 18, 2013

There's a glorious pop sheen that imbues neo-shoegazers Crocodiles' fourth album, Crimes of PassionAfter a lengthy discussion with their New York-based singer/guitarist and co-songwriter Brandon Welchez, it isn't in the least surprising that they'd have these proclivities. More


Reviews

Boys

Boys

Zoo Music

Jun 03, 2015

The San Diego-formed garage psych duo Crocodiles (Charles Rowell and Brandon Welchez) released their simple, scuzzy first album Summer of Hate in early May 2009 when the most credible aesthetic in music was distortion.  More

Crimes of Passion

Crimes of Passion

Frenchkiss

Aug 16, 2013

Charles Rowell and Brandon Welchez roar back onto the scene with their fourth full-length as Crocodiles. This time they've found the perfect partner in producer Sune Rose Wagner (of The Raveonettes) who tosses a fistful of Hollywood glamour all over their already glorious celebration of sex, drugs, and death. More

Summer of Hate

Summer of Hate

Fat Possum

Aug 11, 2009

Bookended by two exciting tracks, the Jesus and Mary Chain-esque "I Wanna Kill," and the seven-plus minute builder "Young Drugs," Crocodiles' first full-length for Fat Possum shows tons of potential. More