Take Them Back!

The Blue Herons – Take Them Back

Take Them Back is the latest offering via the project of Gretchen DeVault and Andy Jossi. It’s a shimmering dreampop track that is jointly dominated by DeVault’s sweeping vocals and Jossi’s musicianship that sounds just oh so right. Beautiful artwork as ever!

Facebook

Dayflower – Sonic

Sonic mixes a Strawberry Wine era My Bloody Valentine with even more fuzzier elements of indiepop. Concealed vocals coupled with noisy guitars that swirl reminds me of days gone by (to be honest everything does when you reach a certain age!). It’s backed with the beautiful dreampop meets ambient, in a kinda Cocteau Twins style of way,
Dream of Shore whilst the stripped back and gentle 4AD inspired Too Far Gone closes the proceedings. And all of this is available on a pay what you want basis?!!

Facebook

Boys Her Age – Sleep Instead

Two tracks on this one from Tennessee’s Boys Her Age. Taking Bobby Fishing is a mix of shoegaze, post-rock noise and ambient moments whilst the demo of Anti-Buddy is a quick (self-indulgent?) jam. Like last month’s Dolls House EP there is a lot of variety here but as they say (they do!) there is far too much on the plate to get the right balance. Taking Bobby Fishing is pretty good though and I hope that’s a path they continue down.

Instagram

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.