Posts Tagged ‘Dreampop’
Last month we got our first dose of Skinny Dream with their single ‘Crush’, now the British shoegazers have followed it up with ‘Alloa’. This time the lads get a little more dreamy – keep an ear out for their debut EP ‘Crushing’ expected next month. Skinny Dream – ‘Alloa’ Visit Skinny Dream @ [...]
Hope everyone had a super Record Store Day… sadly this RSD release passed me by whilst crate digging. Producer Jorge Elbrecht (of Violens) collaborated with Tamaryn for a cover of Turning Shrines 1985 tune ‘1/4 Circle Black’ – reissued on vinyl by Mexican Summer! Jorge Elbrecht Feat. Tamaryn – ’1/4 Circle Black’ Visit Jorge [...]
As heard on Dream Over last weekend, here’s a stunning cut from Faunts debut album ‘High Expectations/Low Results’. The Alberta five piece recorded the album in the early noughties before re-releasing it on Friendly Fire Recordings in 2005. A dream pop lullaby without the post rock meltdown. Visit Faunts online @ Friendly Fire Recordings.
Brooklyn-based four piece Field Mouse are releasing a fresh 7inch ‘How Do You Know’ on October 16 via Lefse Records (as premiered on Brooklyn Vegan). New Yorkers can catch them at Pianos next month, details here. Visit Field Mouse online @ Lefse Records @ Facebook.
Berkeley music student Anthony Ferraro (aka Astronauts, etc) was pursuing a career as a classical pianist until arthritis got in the way. In lieu, we have the debut EP ‘Supermelodic Pulp’ featuring ‘You Can Yell’. This ambient gem has received more than 40,000 plays on Soundcloud in little more than a week! Pick up the EP at iTunes or Bandcamp. Astronauts, etc [...]
Moody new video from Tamaryn‘s upcoming LP ‘Tender New Signs’, out via Mexican Summer on October 16! ‘Heavenly Bodies’ and ‘I’m Gone’ before it pave the way for an impressive sounding dream pop record. Fans of their previous album ‘The Waves’ know the potential of this release and can confidently pre-order the clear vinyl! Visit Tamaryn online / Pre-order ‘Tender [...]
Houston’s Drowner can swing from watery dream pop through to in-your-face guitar noise. Starting as a side project in 2010, Drowner have already mastered their multi-layered sound. Last month Saint Marie Records released an expanded edition of Drowner’s debut EP featuring ‘Tiny Ship’. Meanwhile, Drowner has hit the studio to record their debut long player. Download Drowner’s [...]
Last week Beach Fossils’ new single ‘Shallow‘ was released in the lead up to the release of their second album. But there’s more! The Brooklyn indie outfit have covered Slowdive’s ‘Alison’ from their esteemed 93′ album ‘Souvlaki’. The cover will be featured on the upcoming fundraising compilation ‘The Ad Hoc Comp’ as premiered via Stereogum (Kickstarter pledge for Ad [...]
Brimming with bold 80s sounds, delayed guitars and broken beat electronics; Gathered Ghosts creeps up on you with unassuming sincerity. The dreamy vocal lines often mask the detaching lyrics. ‘Sweet Swan’ is one example where even the clouds and the trees “have a lot going on”. Gathered Ghosts is the work of Javier Suarez (guitarist of [...]
*Note: Best dream pop albums of 2011; this list is in no particular order and is based on traffic and feedback (not sales)… may contain personal bias! Youth Lagoon’s debut album was one of the most talked about and well praised releases of 2011. It managed to win over indie pop lovers and helped get [...]