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How I Feel…………………

Another Bandcamp Friday with way too many purchases to write about. So here is another one of those Youtube playlist “thingies” that went down pretty well the first time around covering ten new single/EP track releases. Enjoy! Dreams of Empire – Hidden Girl (Facebook – Buy) Whimsical – Take All Of Me (Facebook – Buy) … Continue reading

Low Pink – Keep Yourself Away

Low Pink is the project of Raoul Dikka who is a producer based in Jakarta, Indonesia. Despite releasing an EP back in 2016 Keep Yourself Away is the first song I have heard from this act. Taken from a forthcoming release titled Dominance (I am not sure if that is an EP or album) the … 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

Something For The Weekend? Three I Haven’t Reviewed!

I was going to start this post with a tribute to Alex Taylor of The Shop Assistants & The Motorcycle Boy but Roque wrote some very nice words so head over to Cloudberry to read what he has to say. Suffice to say it’s very sad and belated condolences to her family and everyone who … Continue reading

The Umbrella Puzzles – Do What You Can

Is it me or is Ryan Marquez a very busy fella or what? It only seems like the other day I mentioned Apple Orchard’s A Slow Dissolve and now he is back with a new single under his solo project, The Umbrella Puzzles. And that’s not mentioning his recent cover of Luna’s Anesthesia either. Using … Continue reading

Angvstia Pop – Amor y Ansiedad

Angvstia Pop are a new band from González Catán, Argentina. It seems they formed as a result of the lockdown and the two members have been in other bands such as Pelopincho who have been featured on these pages before. Taking their influences from the likes of Beat Happening, Julie Ruin and The Cannanes the … Continue reading

Baby Blue – Care Comp.

Baby Blue is a label based in New York. I discovered this three-track EP, with contributions from acts from that city, whilst searching for Miserable Chillers following their appearance on the recent Join A Comp! release. They open this EP with Little House, which sounds like a song the Penguin Cafe Orchestra could have made … Continue reading

Various Artists – Shelter 2 (Sunday Records)

Sunday Records have released a second volume of songs as “a (another!) special treat for our fans during the coronavirus isolation”. Once again the compilation features tracks collated from acts on the labels roster. The Proctors open with Only Stupid, a track that started life in the early 1990’s before Japanese Heart Software give us … Continue reading

Dallas Tears – Passion Star

Dallas Star hail from England’s second city Birmingham and writes that his/their music is “recorded at night using a broken cassette four-track and an ancient computer”. There are some lovely electronic sounds emerging on Passion Star which works well with the vocals and programming. I am not sure if the description of “lo-fi bedroom shoegaze” … Continue reading

Everyday is Like Sunday

Texan shoegazers Eternal Something follow up last years Realm​//​Zone EP with new track Seagoats. It’s another one of those shoegaze tracks that are inspired by poetic imagination and my mind wandered vividly as it played. I could listen to ethereal tracks like this all day long – well until the cow’s Seagoats come home. Brighton’s Dreams … Continue reading

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