Posts Tagged ‘New Wave’
Solo (aka Solo Major) is a London-based dream pop project built around layering guitars over catchy vocal parts. With ‘Sympathy’ Solo has achieved this goal, it’s a new wave influenced tune (free download) for fans of Craft Spells, Real Estate, Wild Nothing or Beach House. Solo – ‘Sympathy’ Visit Solo online @ Soundcloud @ [...]
Later this year Wanderlings will unveil their new EP featuring ‘(Just Another) Recurring Dream’. Check out the fresh track/video below – it’s a pixelated trip! The Nottingham-based dream pop act sound like they’re channeling The Cure – catchy as ever. Wanderlings – ‘(Just Another) Recurring Dream’ [Video] Visit Wanderlings @ Tumblr @ Soundcloud @ [...]
Little known new wave/post punk band Ashrae Fax is having their 2003 record ‘Static Crash’ reissued this week, pick it up via Mexican Summer. You’d be forgiven for mistaking album cut ‘Daddystitch’ for an 80s classic a la Siouxsie Sioux! Expect all new material from the duo (Alex Chesney and Renee Mendoza) later this year. [...]
A mixed bag of reverby goodness is coming our way from Mood Rings. The Atlanta five piece deliver ‘VPI Harmony’ on June 25 via Mexican Summer (pre-order). Album cut ‘Promise Me Eternity’ was originally released on vinyl through Double Phantom back in 2011. Thankfully it made the cut for their debut, it sounds a little [...]
New York’s Hints return with a new two track release titled ‘Vol. III’ featuring ‘Endless Well (free d/l) / Forced To Ask’. The quartet has been a dependable source of indie pop meets new wave since hitting us with ‘Ritual’ late last year. The tunes are tagged as ‘indie folk’ in Soundcloud, hehe – nice [...]
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 [...]
New romantic fans take a breath! The debut video from Girls On Drugs has hit the web. The duo from New York / Czech Republic have been posting new wave, synth pop demos on Soundcloud since mid 2012. The delicate ‘Old Town‘ swoons about all Morrissey-like… Visit Girls On Drugs @ Tumblr @ Soundcloud @ Facebook.
The bassline on ‘Ritual‘ is the kind that made The Smiths easily danceable, it bounces all over the verse leaving the spacious guitars to stretch out in the peripheral. Influenced by Orange Juice, The Church, and Echo & the Bunnymen, Brooklyn band Hints are on the cusp of delivering their debut EP. ‘Ritual’ opens their first single release [...]
Los Angeles trio The Ivy Walls have posted their new single ‘We Were Beautiful’ online, check out the video below. The new wave pop tune will be on their upcoming release ‘Pheromones’, out via Skydrive Records next year. Visit The Ivy Walls @ theivywalls.com @ Facebook.
New wave and noise pop collide on Merchandise‘s latest record ‘Children Of Desire’ (LP or free download here). The Florida-based trio recorded the album at home before a stealthy release. Earlier this month Pitchfork gave them some love and now they’re racking up thousands of listens on Soundcloud. Visit Merchandise online / Shop here.