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El Club Audiovisual – En Viaje

The new single from Argentinian dreampop band El Club Audiovisual could well be their best yet. No, wait! It is their best yet. It certainly is their poppiest moment thus far as the guitars lead the listener into a dreamy soundscape which is finished by the lovely voice of singer and bass player Delfina. The … Continue reading

Records I Like Mix – August 2020

Hmmm. These mixes are being pushed back into the middle of the month once more. I am not surprised given the quality tuneage on offer! So here we are once more rounding up releases from the past month or so with a couple slightly further back than that. Please use the search function to find … Continue reading

Cover Me…..

Weathering release their new single Chimera next month. Whilst it is not yet available for streaming the flip side, which is a cover of Depeche Mode’s Blue Dress is. I am not that familiar with the original but, after playing them both back to back, the cover wins for me. The guitars and the voice … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three New Singles

It’s Bandcamp Friday once more and here are three new singles that popped up in my inbox this morning. Tomates en Verano – Anestesiada Anestesiada is the third single to be lifted from Argentinian band Tomates en Verano’s forthcoming album Todos Los Días Son Felices. It’s a gloomy sounding song and the drums give the … Continue reading

Three’s Company……..

Oakland’s The Leave Me Alones impressed me with their Race To The Bottom EP. They will be following it up with a new EP titled Be Alone and have released Choices as a taster. Again the band’s mix of indiepop, twee and punk finds favour with me and wow, can they make a catchy tune … Continue reading

Hiki – A Trip To The Sea

Russian act Hiki return with their seventh album A Trip To The Sea. It’s a welcome return to form after April’s underwhelming split release with Green Horizon. If you have not heard Hiki before the sound is vast, atmospheric dreampop driven by programming and synths with the tracks having a feelgood effect. This is backed … Continue reading

The Saturday Mix

Asimov – Obelisco Guatemalan shoegazers Asimov are back with their first new song since last years debut album Todo Lo Que Buscamos Es Desaparecer. And what a track they return with! It is a stunning example of ethereal shoegaze and is simply lovely stuff. Pelopincho – Los Dinosaurios I must admit I thought Argentinian band … Continue reading

El Club Audiovisual – Ya No Somos Tan Solos

Argentinian dreampop/shoegaze band El Club Audiovisual release their debut album later this year on Casa del Puente Discos. Titled Ya No Somos Tan Solos it’s been preceded by two singles. The first single Portal, was released back in May and it’s now been followed by El Ritmo (Rhythm). The former is a slow-burning track that … Continue reading

Latest Album Releases

A round-up of some of the albums to catch my ears this past couple of months or so. I noticed my no reviews rule I implemented a couple of weeks ago is starting to waver again so I am implementing that rule again (well maybe just for this post). Press play and let your ears … Continue reading

Records I Like Mix July 2020

It’s a bumper mix this month running at just over two hours. So get stuck into shoegaze, dreampop, indiepop, jangle-pop and a lot more besides. All the tracks have featured on these pages and in light of the absence of the normal accompanying details please use the search function to find out more and if … Continue reading

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