Sunday Records have/are releasing (depending on the format) a new compilation titled Beautiful Noise. The album features 10 tracks, all instrumentals, that border on the ethereal (Fawns Of Love, The Proctors) to ambient electronica (Memory Fades). Also featured are the … Continue reading A Monday Trio
Quick on the heels of their split single with Heavytrip Flowerbed have released a new song in the shape of Everything. I am wondering if it is the bands Halloween effort given the song is about “the night skeletons came … Continue reading Flowerbed – Everything
Texas based Flowerbed are back with two new tracks on a release they share with labelmate’s Heavytrip. The first of the two new songs Pyrite is a dose of shimmering and poppy dreampop. The band’s sound gets slightly heavier at … Continue reading Flowerbed/Heavytrip – Split
Following on from last years excellent self titled debut EP Texan dream-pop band Flowerbed deliver another fine tune in the shape of Blame. Whilst not as ethereal sounding as the aforementioned release the band temper the noise so that the hushed voice of Bailo Biggs can be heard as it threads it’s way through the guitars. Let’s hope a follow up EP is on the way soon. Facebook Continue reading Flowerbed – Blame
Texan band Flowerbed have been impressing with their tracks to date and this self titled EP cements that even further. Sounding like a cross between The Cocteau Twins and Slowdive with hints of Lush and My Bloody Valentine thrown in for good measure their sound leans towards the etheral side of dreampop. The guitars are woven into harmonic threads whilst the voice of bassist/vocalist Bailey Biggs are hushed and soothing and at times the bands music sounds like the shoegazing equivalent of a lullaby. Lovely stuff especially on the beatific bluebonnet. Facebook Continue reading Flowerbed – Flowerbed
Let’s hope that Hal Borland’s famous quote holds true for new releases this month whilst I round up some of the last of April’s offerings. Asilomar – Shimmer and Faded A short shimmering introduction from this new dreampop/shoegaze band from … Continue reading April is a promise that May is bound to keep!