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Warpaint Announce New Tour Dates for May and June

Heads Up Out Now via Rough Trade

Mar 29, 2017

Warpaint released a new albumHeads Up, last year via Rough Trade. Now the band has announced some new tour dates. The shows go down in May and June and tickets go on sale this Friday (March 31) at 10 a.m. local time.  More

Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa to Score New Feature Film “Clara’s Ghost”

Film directed by Bridley Elliott, stars father Chris and sister Abby Elliott (of SNL)

Dec 15, 2016

Drummer and songwriter Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint – who also played on the latest records by Cate Le Bon, Kurt Vile, Jagwar Ma, and Regina Spektor – will be composing the score for the upcoming independent film, Clara’s Ghost. The Film is directed by Bridley Elliott and stars her real-life family, including father Chris and sister Abby Elliott, both alums of Saturday Night Live. More

Watch Jenny Lewis, Tegan and Sara, Moby, Colin Meloy, and More Perform in Bed for Bedstock

Charity Event Also Features Warpaint, Norah Jones, Lucy Dacus, and More

Nov 29, 2016

Today was Bedstock, an Internet charity music festival. It featured videos of various musicians performing songs in bed, including Jenny LewisTegan and SaraMobyWarpaintNorah JonesLucy DacusRadiation City, and others.  More

Oct 14, 2016

Warpaint released a new album, Heads Up, a few weeks back via Rough Trade. The album's first single, and arguably its highlight, "New Song," has now been remixed by none other than Mike D of New York hip-hop legendsBeastie Boys. He transforms the song from a rock track to something decidedly more down-tempo. Also last week the band shared a remix of "New Song" by Jono Ma of Jagwar Ma. More

Listen: Warpaint – “Whiteout”

Heads Up Due Out This Friday via Rough Trade

Sep 19, 2016

Warpaint are releasing a new album, Heads Up, this Friday (September 23) via Rough Trade. So far they've only shared one track from the album, "New Song," as well as its video. Now here's another song from the album, "Whiteout." More

Watch: Warpaint - “New Song” Video

Heads Up Due Out September 23 via Rough Trade

Sep 14, 2016

Warpaint are releasing a new album, Heads Up, next Friday (September 23) via Rough Trade. So far they've only shared one track from the album, "New Song." Now that song has a fun video that features the band dancing around New York. More

Sep 13, 2016

Former Sonic Youth icon Kim Gordon has shared a brand new solo song entitled "Murdered Out." Justin Raisen (Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira) produced the song, which features Stella Mozgawa of Warpaint on drums. Listen below. Gordon shared a statement about the song, which is also below. More

Warpaint Announce New Album, Share New Song Entitled… “New Song”

Heads Up Due Out September 23 via Rough Trade

Aug 01, 2016

Warpaint have announced a new album and shared a new song which is funnily enough titled "New Song." Heads Up is due out September 23 via Rough Trade. Below is "New Song," followed by the tracklist and cover art. The band also have some Fall tour dates, which are also below. More

Sep 15, 2015

Warpaint bassist Jenny Lee Linberg has announced her debut solo album. For it she will simply be going under the name jennylee. The album, entitled right on!, is due for release on December 11 via Rough Trade. She has shared a teaser trailer for the album, which you can watch below.  More

Listen: Warpaint – “I’ll Start Believing”

One Of Many New Songs to Be Released This Year

Mar 12, 2015

Last month we heard “No Way Out (Redux)” the first piece of new music from Warpaint since 2013’s excellent self-titled album.  More

Listen: Warpaint - “No Way Out (Redux)”

The "first in a series of new songs being released this year"

Feb 25, 2015

Releasing their successful self-titled sophomore album last year, Warpaint have shared a brand new track called "No Way Out (Redux)." More

Listen: Warpaint - “Feeling Alright” (Daughter Remix)

Featured On Joint 12'' For Record Store Day

Dec 01, 2014

For Record Store Day's Black Friday sale UK trio Daughter and L.A. foursome Warpaint collaborated on a joint 12'' where each band provided a remix of one another's work. More

Listen: Daughter - “Winter” (Warpaint Remix)

Featured On Joint 12'' For Record Store Day

Nov 24, 2014

For Record Store Day's Black Friday sale UK trio Daughter and L.A. foursome Warpaint have announced that they have collaborated on a joint 12'' with each band providing a remix of the other's work. More

Listen: SBTRKT Plays BBC Radio 1 With Warpaint, Sampha and Ezra Koenig

Wonder When We Land is out Sept 23 on Young Turks

Aug 21, 2014

SBTRKT recently stopped by Zane Lowe’s show on BBC 1. More

Warpaint Announce U.S. Tour

Self-Titled Album Out Now

Jul 09, 2014

Warpaint will continue promotion for their self-titled sophomore album with a string of U.S. tour dates this fall. More

Jul 06, 2014

Yesterday was the final day of Open’er FestivalMore

Listen: Warpaint - “The Chauffeur” (Duran Duran Cover)

Featured on Upcoming Tribute Album Making Patterns Rhyme

Jun 17, 2014

Next month on July 15, Modern will release Making Patterns Rhyme: A Tribute to Duran Duran. More

Apr 07, 2014

Warpaint have premiered a combo music video for two of their self-titled album's standout tracks, "Disco/Very" and "Keep It Healthy." More

Watch: Warpaint on “Conan”

Perform "Love Is To Die"

Mar 11, 2014

Due to kick off the North American leg touring behind their self-titled sophomore album later this month, Warpaint were welcomed as the musical guest on Conan last night. More

Warpaint Adds Additional Tour Dates

Tour with The National and Queens of the Stone Age

Feb 12, 2014

Warpaint have added a slew of additional tour dates (yes, a slew) in support of their haunting self-titled sophomore albumMore

Feb 06, 2014

Supergroup alert: Earl SweatshirtKing KruleWarpaint, and Jagwar Ma recently came together for an “epic 12-hour all-night recording session.”  More

Watch: Warpaint Live On French TV

Self-Titled Second Album Out Now

Feb 05, 2014

Currently on the road, Warpaint recently stopped by the studios of Canal+.  More

Jan 13, 2014

Next week Los Angeles ensemble Warpaint will release their new self-titled sophomore album, the follow-up to the band's 2010 debut The FoolMore

Listen: Warpaint – “Biggy”

Warpaint is out 1/21 Via Rough Trade

Dec 05, 2013

We’ve already heard “Love is to Die,” the first single off Warpaint’s forthcoming self-titled album. Now the ladies have released a new single called “Biggy.” More

Warpaint Announce Sophomore Album

Share New Track "Love Is To Die"

Oct 28, 2013

Los-Angeles rock group Warpaint have announced the follow-up to their 2010 debut The Fool. More

Check Out Photos of FYF Fest 2012 - Day One - M83, Chromatics, Fucked Up

Plus Chairlift, James Blake, Moonface, Sleigh Bells and More

Sep 03, 2012

On Saturday September 1, the nineth annual FYF Fest went down at Los Angeles’ State Historic Park in Downtown L.A. We sent photographer Steven Dewall down to cover the action. Check out his shots of Chairlift,ChromaticsFucked UpJames BlakeJohn MausM83MoonfacePurity Ring, Redd Kross, Sleigh BellsThe Valelines, and Warpaint here. More

Treasure Island Festival 2011 Lineup Announced – Death Cab for Cutie, St. Vincent, and more

Performers Also Include Cut Copy, Beach House, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, Friendly Fires, Empire of the Sun, Battles, and others

Jul 26, 2011

Today, Treasure Island Music Festival announced their 2011 lineup. More

Arctic Monkeys Announce New Tour Dates with Smith Westerns as Support

Watch New Video for “Hellcat Spangled Shalalala”

Jul 11, 2011

Arctic Monkeys have announced more tour dates in support of June release Suck It and See. More

Watch: Warpaint’s “Warpaint”

Wild Underwater World

Jul 07, 2011

Warpaint leave the black and white world of Los Angeles for something a bit more magical in the video for song, “Warpaint.” We have the clip.  More

TV on the Radio and Arctic Monkeys to Play Hollywood Bowl

Joined by Smith Westerns, Panda Bear, and Warpaint

Jun 02, 2011

On September 25, TV on the Radio and Arctic Monkeys are set to rock the Hollywood Bowl. We have the details.  More

Primal Scream to Play “Screamadelica” at Poland’s Off Festival

Glasser, Ariel Pink, Destroyer Junior Boys, Liars, and Warpaint Also to Perform

Apr 07, 2011

Looking for a musical get away this summer? Scheduled August 5-7 Katowice Poland’s Off Festival (which we can attest is an fun event), recently released their line-up.  More

Oct 12, 2010

The ladies of Warpaint get reflective in new video "Undertow," from up upcoming debut full-length, The Fool (out October 25th). The video features lots of longing looks, soft focus angst, and a youthful flirtation. More


Interviews

2014 Artist Survey: Warpaint

Theresa Wayman on Her First Concert, Mom Jokes, Childhood Celebrity Crushes, and Traveling to Mars

Feb 10, 2015

For Under the Radar's 12th annual Artist Survey we emailed some of our favorite artists a few questions relating to 2014. We asked them about their favorite albums of the year and their thoughts on various notable 2014 news stories involving either the music industry or world events, as well as some quirkier personal questions. More

Warpaint

Working Out of a Jam

Apr 08, 2014

Warpaint vocalists/guitarists Theresa Wayman and Emily Kokal share a musical connection that dates back to when they met in choir class at the age of 11. The two friends, growing up in Eugene, Oregon, walked along the same route to school and would make up songs along the way. More


Reviews

Heads Up

Heads Up

Rough Trade

Oct 25, 2016

"Whiteout," the first track from Warpaint's new album, starts with a simple bass-and-snare drumbeat, gradually adding a persistent guitar arpeggio, then cymbals, bass, and vocals. More

Warpaint

Warpaint

Rough Trade

Jan 20, 2014

Listening to Warpaint, it's easy to see how they were a good fit as openers for The xx in 2010. The Los Angeles quartet share a likeminded feel for nuance and the use of space, as evidenced by their debut album from that year, The Fool. For their follow-up, building from that sound without walling in or muffling their distinctive elements and subtleties could have been an understandable challenge. More