London based Damnably Records recently released a free compilation to celebrate their 14th birthday. The label, which is home to the likes of Otoboke Beaver, Say Sue Me, Grrrl Gang and Drinking Boys and Girls Choir to name a few, … Continue reading A Midweek Quintuple
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 … Continue reading El Club Audiovisual – En Viaje
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 … Continue reading Records I Like Mix – August 2020
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 … Continue reading Cover Me…..
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 … Continue reading Something For The Weekend? Three New Singles
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, … Continue reading Three’s Company……..
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 up by guitar chords that give some songs, such as the title track, a chilled-out Balearic feel taken from a sound from years gone by. I also like the fact when vocals emerge that they are barely heard being hidden behind a shimmering, hazy aural … Continue reading Hiki – A Trip To The Sea
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 … Continue reading The Saturday Mix
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 works it’s way up from measured guitars before breaking into a sweat unleashing some fuzzy riffs and echoing notes. The latter is straight out of the blocks grabbing your attention with some catchy vocals alongside jangling morphing into alt-rock strings. Both singles can be purchased … Continue reading El Club Audiovisual – Ya No Somos Tan Solos
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 … Continue reading Latest Album Releases