Russian band Herlights return with a new single in the shape of Stockholm Syndrome. The guitars and synths are at the fore with their lustrous shine whilst the few vocals that are evident on the first listen are barley audible, consigned to the background. It’s an effective mix/style and one that Herlights have perfected so … Continue reading
Russian band Herlights are back with their first release of 2019 with the Sometimes EP. If you have been following the band I guess you will know what to expect but if not their music blends post-punk, dreampop, shoegaze and to a lesser extent post-rock. The songs feature the now trademark brooding vocals whilst the … Continue reading
Rounding up some new tracks that have been released over the past few weeks or two… The Golden Rail – Don’t Let Go Of The Light The first single taken from a yet unnamed second album due for release next year. Distinct and mature sounding indiepop from the band that features ex members of Palisades, … Continue reading
More music from Russia for you today. Changes is the new single from Herlights. It features three dream-pop tracks complete with the band’s trademark sullen vocals which give a strong atmospheric feel to the songs none more so than on Wasted Youth. I was a bit disappointed by some of the new songs on the … Continue reading
Not sure what has put the spring in Herlights steps but there is plenty of vibrancy on the three tracks that comprise Le Passé. Like the previous release, the vocals are hushed, some barely making it past a whisper but the driving synths and guitars lead these excellent dream pop tracks home. Le Passé could … Continue reading
Three Russian bands for your enjoyment today including two who I have mentioned before. First up is Moscow’s Commis Voyageur whose new digital single Youth is about being young. Yeah I vaguely remember that. Anyway both tracks here, Moonlight and Submissive, are catchy synth led efforts with the former taking the glory as it is … Continue reading
The September Podcast rounds up tracks featured in the past month. Features Univers, Strange Passage, Rainbow Reservoir, Kitty Kat Fan Club, Youthmemory, Herlights, Just Blankets, Verbludes, Commis Voyageur, Skux and Holi.
Well I am back from my holidays and away from all the punk I have been listening too on bandcamp during that period as well and there is more to come on that another time. Not sure what struck me initially about the One Day EP by Russian band Herlights. It may have been the … Continue reading