Day Wave is an American indie rock project from Oakland, California, formed in 2014. 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.