Tags : Dream Pop

Album Review: Cabin Fever Dreams // RALPH TV

If you were sixteen and wide-eyed in 2012, London was a good place to be. The Olympics painted the city with a warm and inclusive backdrop for fresh talent to pass through and do its bit. In the autumn, a new wave of dream pop-inspired kids with pastel-coloured pedals and oversized shirts started to sell […]Read More

Track Review: Skin Game // DIIV

The subtropical Xanax fling that would become 2015 marked the start of a new era for music, in which not really caring about anything finally attained widespread appeal. This is interesting, as Bowie would still give pose and meaning to music until January 2016. Prince still had a year to go. And yet, it was […]Read More

Album Review: The Radio Dept. // Running Out of Love

Running Out of Love, an album “inspired by life in Sweden in 2016”, runs at a direct contrast with the war-like, antiquated cover art of the record. Running Out of Love reveals that behind the utopian view of Sweden lies a nation that is just as indebted to the war machine as the rest of […]Read More

Track Review: Breathe // Voodoo And The Crypts

The pulse of a New Order-esque drum machine beat opens ‘Breathe’, the latest offering from English four-piece Voodoo And The Crypts. Comprising Matt Mitchell on guitar and vocals, Jordan Woolnough also on guitar, Rob Davies on bass and Sam Webb behind the drum kit, the Essex natives based in Brighton create a warm, familiar brand […]Read More

Live Review: Beach House // All Saints Church, Hove –

Four years since their last visit to Brighton, dream-pop icons Beach House could not have chosen a more suitable venue in which to perform their comeback gig. Despite the band’s traditional composition of only two members, Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally, the duo were accompanied by additional musicians for Monday night’s extra special set. Joined […]Read More

EP Review: Vintage Furniture // Spacepony

Spacepony, Italian psychedelic dream pop band, released their five track EP Vintage Furniture to Soundcloud and with it came an interesting delve into another world. ‘I’ll Find You’ opens the E.P and as its quiet and steady haze fades in, the pairing of the lyrics and melody cast an ominous atmosphere over the track. The […]Read More

Track Review: Come Around // Strange Ways

East London quartet Strange Ways are newcomers to the indie music scene; formed only last year, the four lads’ catchy brand of fuzz pop has made their Broken Internet Records debut a fast-paced affair. With a college radio feel, the band has already made waves with their first single ‘Things Ain’t What They Used To […]Read More

Track Review: Beach Side // Arbes

Blissed-out teenage dream pop trio Arbes – made up of Melbourne’s own Sam Pannifex (guitar), Anita Agathangelou (drums) and Jess Zanoni (vocals and bass) – usher in the release of their debut EP Swimmer with new single ‘Beach Side’, a luscious, shimmering ode to forward motion, be it in travel, escape, or the speed at which summer passes us […]Read More