Dreamsvrfer – 'Grass Pattern'

Oregon-based solo artist Dylan Howe aka Dreamsvrfer has released his latest EP ‘New Cursive’ featuring ‘Grass Pattern’. Dylan uses a wash of guitars, random loops and barely there percussion to produce his lo-fi pop tunes. ‘Grass Pattern’ manages to sound so simple and yet there’s a lot going on in the background.

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Download Dreamsvrfer’s ‘New Cursive’ EP @ Bandcamp / Visit Dreamsvrfer @ Soundcloud / Tumblr / Facebook.

GRMLN – 'Summer Nights'

California’s GRMLN has released his debut EP ‘First Phase’ featuring the dream pop tune ‘Summer Nights’. The lo-fi production lends itself to the heavily sedated mood. Its as if the song has grown so damn lazy it’s just falling out of the speakers, dragging its foot as it crashes into you. ‘Summer Nights’ is not a technical marvel, in fact, it doesn’t really sound in time but somehow it doesn’t matter. Time for a nap.

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Download GRMLN’s ‘First Phase’ EP @ Bandcamp / Connect @ Facebook.

Montage Populaire – 'Sharpening Knives'

If Devo, David Byrne and The Beatles decided to get roasted in a field of mushrooms you’d get close to the sound of Montage Populaire. This is some seriously messed up lo-fi psych pop! So full of personality and bizarre musical changes that you can’t help but get involved.

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Download Montage Populaire’s ‘Nothing Serious’ EP free from their blog here! Or visit Montage Populaire @ Bandcamp / Facebook.

Radical Dads – ‘Walking Wires’

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Radical Dads – really!? Ok ‘Walking Wires’ is pretty rad, so let’s do this! ‘Walking Wires’ comes from the ‘Mega Rama’ album which is out now via Uninhabitable Mansions. The New York city rockers even got themselves in the Times so that’s good enough for me!

This three piece could make the most hardened lo-fi enthusiast blush. Radical Dads would fit nicely in the pocket of Dinosaur Jr, Sonic Youth or dare I say it… Pixies fans! In true late 80s, 90s fashion ‘Walking Wires’ has guitars coming in at all angles with a crash and burn finish to look forward to.

More info @ Radical Dads homepage or download ‘Mega Rama’ @ Bandcamp.