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Stream Wise Blood’s Get ‘Em Mixtape

FADER PREMIERE Since we first started hearing from him in 2010, Pittsburgh’s Chris Laufman, aka Wise Blood, has been flexing his skills cobbling together tightly crafted, sing-along anthems from an eclectic stew of appropriated sound … read more »

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Video: Wise Blood, “Helter Shelter”

FADER PREMIERE Earlier this year, Chris Laufman bka Wise Blood told FADER about his one-time stint working for a “party service,” a gig that had him chauffeuring a bunch of girls around while they sniffed … read more »

POSTED October 22, 2013 2:47PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Stream: Wise Blood, “Rat”

Update 5/29/13: “Rat” now has a bleakly troublemaking music video, co-directed by Michael Lawrence and Wise Blood, who also stars. The clip is complete with this slightly upsetting YouTube comment: “this is possible only in … read more »

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Wise Blood, “Spliff” MP3

Wise Blood’s frontman, Chris Laufman, is losing it. His just-launched rabbit hole/website, designed in collaboration with artist Borna Sammak, is full of weird messages and new work. An angular yin-yang shape cuts through the landing … read more »

POSTED November 16, 2011 4:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,
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CMJourneyz 2011: FADER Interns See Grimes, Main Attrakionz and King Krule, Eat Party Mix for Dinner

We didn’t have enough pull to send our interns on a sweater shopping spree with Drake while he was in town for Fashion Week, so we promised them the next-best New York experience: CMJ, with … read more »

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CMJourneyz 2011: FADER Interns See Wise Blood and Light Asylum, Get Punched

We didn’t have enough pull to send our interns on a sweater shopping spree with Drake while he was in town for Fashion Week, so we promised them the next-best New York experience: CMJ, with … read more »

POSTED October 19, 2011 2:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,
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Stream: Wise Blood’s These Wings EP

Wise Blood‘s These Wings is short, only 17 minutes long. But that’s fortunate, in a way, so that when the key to unlocking the EP’s secret optimism comes in its second-to-last track “The Lion,” it’s … read more »

POSTED August 23, 2011 2:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Wise Blood, “@fuckwiseblood” MP3

In a half-second as this Wise Blood song starts, there’s a sonic combination of an engine turning over, an explosion and glass shattering. It feels like a Gangsta Grillz drop, only adding to the general … read more »

POSTED May 25, 2011 11:00AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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This Week in The FADER: May 1, 2011 Edition

** Diddy and his Dirty Money girls performed last Friday at Hammerstein Ballroom in NYC. After, Diddy’s camp paid the NYPD to escort his car to Jersey, where he got paid a ton for a … read more »

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Is Wise Blood This Year’s Most Improved Band?

The first time I saw Wise Blood, principle singer/producer Chris Laufman played half a song then aborted the set. His sampler kept running, maybe some vocal stolen from the Beatles. He was in a state … read more »

POSTED April 27, 2011 3:00PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (4) TAGS: ,