Wave Machines is an alternative rock band formed in Liverpool in 2007. The band released singles The Greatest Escape We Ever Made and I Go I Go I Go on Chess Club Records before signing with Neapolitan Music Limited in 2008. Three further singles, Keep The Lights On, a newly recorded version of I Go I Go I Go and Punk Spirit followed.

The band's debut album Wave If You're Really There was released in June 2009. It received favourably reviews from NME.Clash (magazine) and Artrocker (magazine)

The group has performed a number live sessions on BBC 6 Music on shows presented by George Lamb and Marc Riley. as well as sessions for Huw Stephens , John Kennedy (DJ) and Rob da Bank

The band performed live at Jodrell Bank Observatory for Jodrell Bank Live on 2 July 2011 alongside The Flaming Lips and British Sea Power .

Wave Machines won the 9th annual Independent Music Awards Vox Pop vote for best Dance/Electronica song Keep the Lights On. The video for Keep The Lights On was awarded best choreography at the 2011 UK Music Video Awards

On 28th April 2012 the band released the first single Counting Birds for their as yet untitled follow up album.