Day Wave is an American indie rock project from Oakland, California, formed in 2015. The band, based around musician Jackson Phillips, with accompanying musicians for live performances, released their debut EP Headcase in 2015. Day Wave has been featured in LA Mag and Billboard. They opened for Blonde Redhead during their fall 2016 tour.In November 2016, Day Wave signed onto Harvest Records and released the single "Wasting Time". The song "Hard to Read" appears in 2016 video game Watch Dogs 2. In February 2017, Day Wave announced its debut album, The Days We Had, which was released on May 5, 2017. Phillips relocated to the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles in early 2017. Like on his earlier EPs, Phillips recorded straight to tape on his full-length debut. Phillips's recordings with Day Wave included some of the earliest recorded work of Australian-American musician Hazel English, and they co-released a cover of Interpol's "PDA." On April 24, 2020, Day Wave released its third EP, Crush.

The touring members of Day Wave include brothers Henry Moser (bass) and Jack Moser (keyboard/synth) as well as Nick de Ryss (drums), and Alex Lasner (guitar). After Phillips co-produced Pete Yorn's album Caretakers, Phillips, de Ryss, Henry Moser joined Yorn's 2019 tour as his backing band.

Before We Knew

Before We Knew

August 11, 2021

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Kate's Not Here (Day Wave & Lawrence Rothman Remix)

Kate's Not Here (Day Wave & Lawrence Rothman Remix)

October 7, 2020

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Crush

Crush

April 24, 2020

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Potions

Potions

March 26, 2020

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Starting Again

Starting Again

February 26, 2020

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6’s to 9’s (Day Wave Remix)

6’s to 9’s (Day Wave Remix)

November 4, 2019

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Still Let You Down

Still Let You Down

July 26, 2018

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PDA

PDA

November 17, 2017

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Something Here (Acoustic)

Something Here (Acoustic)

August 25, 2017

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The Days We Had

The Days We Had

May 5, 2017

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Promises

Promises

April 7, 2017

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Untitled

Untitled

March 3, 2017

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Something Here

Something Here

February 3, 2017

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Wasting Time

Wasting Time

November 4, 2016

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Spotify Sessions

Spotify Sessions

September 20, 2016

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Hard to Read

Hard to Read

March 4, 2016

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Hard To Read

Hard To Read

March 4, 2016

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Stuck

Stuck

February 16, 2016

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Gone

Gone

January 28, 2016

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Come Home Now / You Are Who You Are

Come Home Now / You Are Who You Are

November 6, 2015

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Come Home Now

Come Home Now

September 28, 2015

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Headcase

Headcase

July 17, 2015

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We Try but We Don't Fit In

We Try but We Don't Fit In

June 11, 2015

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Drag

Drag

May 4, 2015

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