Posts Tagged ‘Lo-fi’
Kris Lavin (aka Real Swell) is a London-based artist with a penchant for wistful lo-fi pop. ‘Suburban Fortress‘ is a new 30 song collection (available for free download) featuring raw, honest and introverted tunes inspired by the likes of Grouper, Ariel Pink, Connan Mockasin and Mac Demarco. Real Swell has even posted some thought provoking [...]
Liz Harris (Grouper) has formed a new trio called Helen (with Jed Bindeman and Scott Simmons). Their debut offering is a split single ‘Felt This Way / Dying All The Time’ (out now via iTunes). It sounds like these lo-fi recordings were captured on a cassette recorder, lying in the corner of the room during [...]
‘Wonder Years‘ the new EP from Mayen is out now featuring ‘Carpark’. The solo artist from Prague (Luke Mayen) crafts jangly, lo-fi, dream pop a la Hibou, Swiss Alps and Brothers In Law. Listen to more over at Soundcloud. Meanwhile, I’m sitting here jealously thinking of all the cheap, top shelf Czech beer I’m missing [...]
Lira Mondal (Vocals, Bass) and Caufield Schnug (Guitar, Drums) are Mini Dresses, a fresh Boston via Austin dream pop outfit. The pair have a new lo-fi, jangly pop single called ‘Watching You’ (free download), backed with ‘Everywhere I Go’. Mini Dresses – ‘Watching You’ Listen to more Mini Dresses @ Soundcloud.
Los Angeles-based goth-gaze, downer-pop band Dally released their EP ‘The Shine’ earlier this year. ‘Gloom Gun’ (free download) is delivered with a heavy phaser effect on the vocals giving it that underwater vibe a la Dead Gaze. A perfect fit for the forlorn lyrics which don’t attempt to waiver from the bleakness. So yes, Dally [...]
Louisville-based solo artist Nate Dickinson has been busy penning tunes under the moniker Working Girls. The lo-fi bedroom pop project would appeal to naval gazing fans of DIIV, Youth Lagoon or early Wild Nothing. His latest single ‘Soft Joy’ isn’t instantly convincing but before long it’ll creep under your skin and find a place for [...]
Melbourne’s Halt Ever have released the three track cassette ‘Therapy‘ featuring some promising new lo-fi rockers! The four piece are currently working on an EP that’s due this August – Victorian locals can catch Halt Ever live about town this month (see dates). Halt Ever – ‘Therapy’ Visit Halt Ever @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.
This delicate jangly pop tune takes introversion to a new level! From UK solo artist Worries comes the single ‘Shy’ (out now via Beko). For fans of lo-fi bedroom pop a la Bilinda Butchers and Suburban Living. Worries – ‘Shy’ Visit Worries @ Bandcamp @ Soundcloud @ Facebook.
Brutal fuzz rock from Odonis Odonis‘ new EP ‘Better’, available from Buzz Records on April 16. The Toronto trio barrel themselves through their latest single ‘Intelligence’ and leave the surf rock stylings of their previous LP ‘Hollandaze’ in a dimly lit corner. Odonis Odonis – ‘Intelligence’ Visit Odonis Odonis online @ Buzz Records @ Facebook.
San Francisco’s The Bilinda Butchers release their new single ‘The Lovers’ Suicide’ tomorrow (March 5) – shop @ Beko [vinyl] @ Zoom Lens [cd]. The duo are sounding very lo-fi on this new wave tune! Inspired by Lafcadio Hearn’s short story ‘A Street Singer’ which admittedly I’ve never read… or heard of. *heads to library [...]