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Experience the Enchanting Post- Punk of WINGTIPS “Wish U The Best”

I don’t know what CVLT Nation looks like from the outside. But the reality of it is that over the course of the past decade, we’ve woken up feeling optimistic and inspired some days, and tired and hopeless on others. On those tired and hopeless days, the love of each other and of the underground community has helped us push through. Sticking to the gut feeling that by choosing to dedicate ourselves to this site day after day, we’re building something that is changing the world and inspiring people, even when it feels like we’re not. While I’m watching the visually captivating and sonically enchanting video for Wingtips‘ new single “Wish U The Best,” I’m thinking about how often we don’t see each others’ struggle. Their dreamy, synth-driven post-punk cuts through the filters of perfect success we place on partners, acquaintances, and strangers. Instead of getting stuck in a mantra of our personal fight vs. everyone else’s victory, we’re all better served by wishing each other the best, and meaning it. This addictively dance-worthy song is off their sophomore record Cutting Room Floor that comes out September 3rd via Artoffact Records — pre-order it here. And for everyone who needs to get out and dance off the worldwide struggle, their 2021/2022 tour starts Saturday, August 28th — check all the dates below. Today watch our premiere of Wingtips video for “Wish U The Best”! To everyone reading this, I truly wish you the best in life.

by Carlos Azuara

Wingtips tourdates:

Aug 28 – Carbondale, IL @ Hangar 9
Aug 31 – Fort Worth, TX @ Main at South Side
Sep 2 – New Orleans, LA @ The Goat
Sep 3 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall +
Sep 4 – San Antonio, TX @ Paper Tiger +
Sep 5 – Laredo, TX @ Cold Brew Rock Bar +
Sep 6 – Austin, TX @ Elysium +
Sep 8 – Phoenix, AZ @ Rebel Lounge +
Sep 9 – Yuma, AZ @ The Alement +
Sep 10 – San Diego, CA @ Space +
Sep 11 – Los Angeles, CA @ Catch One + *
Sep 12 – Cathedral City, CA @ Bart Lounge + *
Sep 13 – Costa Mesa, CA @ The Wayfarer + *
Sep 15 – San Francisco, CA @ The Chapel + *
Sep 16 – Sacramento, CA @ The Starlet Room + *
Sep 17 – Portland, OR @ Dante’s +
Sep 18 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon +
Sep 20 – Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall +
Sep 21- Denver, CO @ Oriental Theater +
Sep 22 – Wichita, KS @ Elbow Room +
Sep 23 – Tulsa, OK @ The Starlite +
Sep 26 – Chicago, IL @ Cold Waves Festival
Oct 8 – Minneapolis, MN @ Mortimer’s
Oct 9 – Madison, WI @ Crucible
Oct 15 – Atlanta, GA @ Voth Festival
Nov 26 – Tampa, FL @ Crowbar $
Nov 27 – Orlando, FL @ Will’s Pub $
Nov 28 – Miami, FL @ Gramps
Dec 2 – Indianapolis, IN @ Black Circle
Dec 4 – Louisville, KY @ Art Sanctuary
Dec 7 – Richmond, VA @ Fallout
Dec 8 – Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery
Dec 9 – Philadelphia, PA @ Warehouse on Watts
Dec 11 – New York, NY @ Mercury Lounge
Dec 12 – Providence, RI @ Dusk
Feb 11 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace %
Feb 12 – Montreal, QC @ Theatre Fairmount %

+ = Twin Tribes
* = Creux Lies
$ = Vision Video
% = Lebanon Hanover

Art by Albie Mason
Written By

Meghan MacRae grew up in Vancouver, Canada, but spent many years living in the remote woods. Living in the shadow of grizzly bears, cougars and the other predators of the wilderness taught her about the dark side of nature, and taught her to accept her place in nature's order as their prey. She is co-founder of CVLT Nation.

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