An Interview with Cold War Kids: Home Sweet Home

Cold War Kids recently celebrated a decade of existence, no small feat in an industry that often eats indie bands alive.

Unsurprisingly, those 10 years have been marked by soaring highs as well as substantial speed bumps.

The Southern California band burst onto the scene in 2006 with Robbers &

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Interview with Nathan Willett from Cold War Kids: Taking Risks

If you’ve ever had that feeling that “something’s missing,” you know how Cold War Kids singer Nathan Willett felt writing songs for the band’s new album, Mine Is Yours, via Downtown Records. Willett and band mates, Jonnie Russell (guitar), Matt Maust (bass) and Matt Aveiro (drums), had worked hard …

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Cold War Kids @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg

BROOKLYN, NY—It took me longer than the average Cold War Kids fan to catch on. Back in 2007, I saw them open for Muse at Madison Square Garden. I don’t know if they got lost in the size of it all, but they lacked something. There wasn’t a sense of …

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Cold War Kids: The Piano Has Been Drinking

There’s something awe-inspiring about an out of tune echoing piano, which is heard on most of Cold War Kids’ tracks. Mixing together an indie rock sound with hints of blues and soul, this California band set themselves apart from the rest of beanie-hat-wearing indie rockers with their unique sound. Promoting …

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Cold War Kids @ Terminal 5

NEW YORK, NY—All of the recent Cold War Kids shows in NYC have been sell-outs, and I thought I understood why; their original take on songwriting and story-telling, their eclectic choice of instruments, and the charm of the characters they create to fill each track. But after finally seeing them (after a long time of wanting to), I was disappointed.
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Interview with Cold War Kids: Taking The Natural Approach

Last month, California’s Cold War Kids returned to the scene with their amazing new album, Loyalty To Loyalty— the follow-up to their 2006 critically acclaimed debut, Robbers & Cowards. Recently, The Aquarian had the opportunity to speak with lead singer and pianist, Nathan Willett.

Hi Nathan. Can you

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Austin City Limits Festival @ Zilker Park

AUSTIN, TX—Alt country and rock nations collided in for the annual Austin City Limits (ACL) fest, in the self-proclaimed “live music capital of the world,” where the locals wear “keep Austin weird” t-shirts in celebration of the place’s boho spirit. It’s also home to the annual SXSW fest in the …

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