The Records I Like Mix April 2019

April’s round up covers dream pop, indiepop and shoegaze releases that have caught my ear in the past few weeks.

Full tracklisting:

The Raft – Xanadu (Abloom Version)
The track is an epic, creative dream-pop song which showcases the band at it’s strongest and is a benchmark for the rest of the album.

Tara – Second Guess
Second Guess is an outstanding debut single from Brooklyn’s TARA.

Tight Knit – Too Hot
I Want You has a catchy chorus that you could die for

Fresh – Going To Brighton
Fresh? Pretty confident more like.

HuanHuan – Charlie
Ethereal female vocals forge an alliance with shimmering guitars on an instant shoegaze classic

Peppermint Showers – Dotted Lines
A stunning song from Australian band Peppermint Showers.

Ta Toy Boy – Goodbye
They use an organ to distinguish themselves from their peers and it works harmoniously with the guitars and vocals resulting in an appealing, well crafted song.

Blushing – Dream Merchants
The excellent new single from Austin’s Blushing.

Fragile Animals – Melbourne
The voice of vocalist/bassist Victoria Jenkins brings another dimension to the songs which sound pretty much effortless.

Johan Hedberg – Tobias Och Jag
The new single out now on The Future Sound of Stockholm label.

Silent James – Puede Ser
The standout track taken from the recent Pálidos y Débiles EP (Grupos de Discos de Kirlian adaptan a los Smiths) which is out now on Discos De Kirlian.

True Sleeper – Coda
The third single to be lifted from the recent Life Happened album. Out now on Lady Sometimes Records.

Group Photos – Infirmary
Infirmary is one of the highlights from the recent 33RPM EP.

Gentle Ivanhoe Death Skulls – Cedric
The new song from this wonderfully named Swedish band.

L I P S – Apartment
Apartment is a searing dream pop song that soars above and beyond thanks to the vibrating guitars and graceful vocals of singer Rachel Anstis.

Mellow Daze – How Could This Be Fair
The first song from this new Australian band.

Бадди Психолли – Да!
Wonderful stuff taken from a wonderful EP.

Sunflower – Heroin
The band’s music has that epic, stadia feel to it and the afore mentioned Heroin is very catchy indeed.

The Hannah Barberas – I Like You In Blue
Of the three new tracks it’s the lovely I Like You In Blue that harks to bygone eras that tickles my fancy and the voice of Lucy is a delight. Very Amelia Fletcher like.

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