A roundup of tunes that arrived in my inbox over the weekend. The Churchhill Garden – Rearview Mirror Another slice of epic dreampop from Andy Jossi and Krissy Vanderwoude. Rearview Mirror deals with reflecting on a relationship that has ended … Continue reading What Else is Out B-Sides The Photocopies?
I remember the days when I used to pop into the record shop for some new singles on a Friday lunchtime for a spot of weekend listening. Here is hoping that this week’s pack of three replicates that! The Churchhill … Continue reading Something For The Weekend? Three New Singles
The latest track from Andy Jossi and Krissy Vanderwoude is a thing of beauty. Whether it’s the guitars of the former or the words and voice of the latter it will leave an imprint etched firmly into your auditory cortex. … Continue reading The Churchhill Garden – Lonely
The new single from Andy Jossi and Krissy Vanderwoude aka The Churchhill Garden is a slow-building, melodious affair. The shimmering guitars and ethereal vocals draw their influences from both post-punk and shoegaze whilst the words tell a tale of regret, … Continue reading The Churchhill Garden – Fade Away
The Churchhill Garden – Reality The latest collaboration between Swiss-based Andy Jossi and Krissy Vanderwoude over in the states takes me by surprise given its intensity. It’s an in your face 1990’s inspired alternative/indie track with tinges of shoegaze. It’s … Continue reading Another Bunch of Five!
Andy Jossi (music) and Krissy Vanderwoude (words/voice) combine once more on new single Birds and to great effect, it has to be said. The words should affect the emotions of the listener whilst Jossi’s musical and artistic sensitivity provides the … Continue reading The Churchhill Gardens – Birds
We Can Dream is the latest track by Andy Jossi and his longtime collaborator Krissy Vanderwoude. It originally appeared on the Songs from Quarantine compilation which was released last month. The song, which was the highlight of the aforementioned compilation for me, is a gentle affair highlighting the subtle guitars, thoughtful words and that voice. Beautiful. Homepage Continue reading The Churchhill Garden – We Can Dream
The new single from The Churchhill sees Andy Jossi team up with Jack Richard Sobel from Black Swan Lane who, like previous collaborators before him, supplies the words and voice. The sound is vast and expansive as Jossi pushes the boundaries of epic dreampop ever further whilst Sobel’s lyrics and sometimes stoic vocals could signal the last few thoughts of someone in despair. Staring at the gloomy artwork adds to the mood but the end result isn’t dark as you might expect. There is beauty to be found here if you look and listen hard enough. Homepage Continue reading The Churchhill Garden – Dreams Turn Gray
You know you are in for a treat when Andy Jossi’s The Churchhill Garden team up with Krissy Vanderwoude who once again supplies the lyrics and voice. The combination of that voice and Jossi’s guitars is always one to look forward to as together they produce a fantastic array of sounds. Vanderwoude’s voice is dominant, giving her own words justice. They are never undermined by the fuzzy guitars which are left to produce their own wall of sound as they play out whilst the vocals fade away. If you are looking for a one word description it’s gorgeous. Amazingly available … Continue reading The Churchhill Garden – In Light
Fascinations Grand Chorus – Can’t Let Go Fascinations Grand Chorus release a new album at the end of the month in the shape of the wonderfully named Presentations of Electrical Confectionery. The opening track Can’t Let Go has just been released as a taster. It’s another fine example of 1960s girl band inspired indiepop the band produces so well, setting the tone of hopefully what is to follow. Pre order Presentations of Electrical Confectionery from here. Facebook House Deposit – Sometimes, Somehow Australians New Deposit release their debut album Reward For Effort on October 25th 2019. Sometimes, Somehow is a … Continue reading Sometimes Too…