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Lorelei – Pale

Australian band Lorelei have released their third single in the shape of Pale. It’s a spiralling, ethereal dream-pop track that, like their previous work, echoes to the ghosts of 1980s 4AD. This is due in no small part to the voice of Claudia Schmidt who delivers yet another delightful vocal performance. Lovely despite the sadness … Continue reading

Populardays – Shiny Happy Digital Club 02

Populardays are a Filipino dream/pop shoegaze band hailing from Manila. They have been making music for several years, as long as this blog has been going, if not longer! They have just released a digital EP on Indonesian label Shiny Happy Records which is the second in that labels new digital Club series. The EP … Continue reading

Lightning Bug – The (L​)​onely Ones

The new single from New York’s Lightning Bug is a magical moment for these ears. The Onely Ones mixes dreampop, shoegaze with ambient and experimental music. They then push the boundaries out even further on The Lonely Ones which ventures deeper into ambient territory which includes some “dubby” moments alongside bursts of white noise. There … Continue reading

The Post Last Bandcamp Friday Saturday Mix

Blue Tomorrows, who feature Sarah Nienaber from Candace in their line up, have released a new single and it’s their first in almost a year. Violet Shine mixes psychedelia and dream pop with the result sounding a bit like a cross between Spacemen 3 and Stereolab. Brighton’s Dreams of Empire have released an acoustic cover … Continue reading

Fawns Of Love – Someday (Robin Guthrie Version)

Robin Guthrie has recorded and mixed The Fawns Of Love track Someday from last years Permanent album which I said was ripe for a remix when it first came out! It is somewhat ironic as I have always thought that the band had a bit of The Cocteau Twins about their person. Guthrie has always … Continue reading

The Sunday Session

The sun has gone in and it’s p*ssing it down in London Town. Time to get stuck into more tunes resting on top of my digital back pile. Fowl Science hail from Toronto and, judging by the lack of anything else listed, The Flowering Eye is their debut release. The song is a catchy mix … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three New Albums

A belated pack of three this weekend highlighting three new album releases. Moscow based Neonic Sundrive have just released their debut album. Titled Lies Paradise it features 10 tracks including the two recent lead singles Taste Your Lips and Collapsed Stars. The band’s sound is a mix of shoegaze and psychedelic rock with the odd … Continue reading

Teen Idle – Insomniac Dreams EP

Dreampop/indie rock from Asbury Park, New Jersey. Teen Idles is Sara Berry who has been joined by a few friends across the six tracks contained on this EP. My pick on the bunch – Sometimes Facebook

Boy With Apple – Green Eyes

Green Eyes is the new single from Gothenburg based Boy With Apple and is the follow up to January’s debut single Make Me Feel Needed/Living Space. Like the latter the new single is synth/keyboard driven dreampop ably supported by reflective guitars and intertwined vocals. The opening 30 seconds of synths is lovely to say the … Continue reading

Secret Shine – Ember

New track Ember is the first new material from Bristol’s Secret Shine since 2017s There Is Only Now album. It’s also the first of five download songs the band have planned for 2020. These songs, along with a batch of half a dozen more, will form the new album due for release next year. So … Continue reading

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