Tag Archives: dream pop

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Lush remain shoegaze giants after blissful Fonda Theatre gig

Shoegaze pioneers, Lush played a nostalgic set for long time fans at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood this past Saturday night. It was magical seeing these legends take the stage and perform in a new era; an era in which so many modern acts have taken some serious cues from Lush. Lush took fans on […]

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Video Premiere: Los Angeles chamber psych group Mind Monogram drop debut video “Howls”

With two hazy EPs under their belts — each released in March and April of 2015 — Los Angeles band Mind Monogram have shared the video for their gorgeous dream-pop symphony, “Howls.” The song is lush with enchanting psychedelic soundscapes and all but a few enticing croons. If acts like Explosions In The Sky, Tame […]

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Lush announce new EP and share video for “Out of Control” — LA date at The Roxy

Having played their last show in Tokyo in September 1996, fans in Los Angeles were ecstatic when they heard the news that Lush was reuniting with East and West Coast tour dates, including performances at Coachella, and an intimate L.A. date at The Roxy. Now the shoegaze pioneers have announced the release of their Blind […]

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Hot New Music: Stream Crescendo’s new song “Repulsor” off forthcoming sophomore LP “Unless”

With an affinity for all things romanticism, science fiction, imagination, and self-reflection, Los Angeles trio Crescendo have shared a nostalgic new song titled “Repulsor”. The song comes from the band’s forthcoming sophomore album, Unless. With a sweet sound that reminds you of 80s shoegaze and new wave, Crescendo’s “Repulsor” dazzles with tender vocals and transcending […]

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Daughter announce LA date at The Theatre at Ace — share new song/video “Numbers”

London dream-pop trio, Daughter, have announced a Los Angeles show date at The Theatre at Ace Hotel on Friday, March 25. Daughter are touring in support of their forthcoming sophomore full-length, Not To Disappear, due out Jan. 15 via 4AD/Glassnote. Daughter’s North American tour will kick off March 3 in Philadelphia and will wrap up […]

MS MR bewitch fans at Wiltern with rapturous energy and vocal swoon

A dark doo wop of the most soulful kind overtook the Wiltern this past Tuesday night as dream pop duo MS MR bewitched fans with a string of hits from their sophomore album How Does It Feel. Lead vocalist Lizzy Plapinger was a pulsating vision of rapturous energy throughout the night, whipping her bright scarlet […]

Stream GEMS’ new song “w/o u” off forthcoming debut album

GEMS, the LA-based shadow pop duo composed of Lindsay Pitts and Clifford John Usher have released another succulent new song for your listening pleasure. You can stream GEMS’ new track “w/o u” below. The new song is a dreamy number with atmospheric soundscapes blasting through infectious harmonies. Pitts’ vocals are delicate and sultry, pulling you […]

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Beach House share enchanting new singles “PPP” and “Beyond Love”

With the unveiling of Depression Cherry only a few short weeks away, Baltimore born dream-pop outfit Beach House have begun streaming two new singles via their website. The tracks, “PPP” and “Beyond Love,” are available via a “Single Finder” function–to listen, fans need only select three of the band’s previous songs. The site will then […]

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Hot Band Alert: Stream GEMS’ new single “Living As A Ghost” off forthcoming debut album

Photo Credit: Kristen Wrzesniewski Washington DC-based GEMS have shared a new song titled “Living As A Ghost.” The lush song is the first single from GEMS’ forthcoming debut album Kill the One You Love which is set for release October 30th on Carpark Records. Comprised of Lindsay Pitts and Clifford John Usher, GEMS first dipped into the […]

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New Music: Brooklyn’s SIDEASIDEB shine with brooding and beautiful experimental shoegaze

For those that love the marriage between post-punk and dream-pop, you’ll dig on the aurally pleasing sounds of Brooklyn’s experimental group, SIDEASIDEB. The band led by Matthew Sire (vocals, production) and Christopher Ray Nunez (guitars, bass, arrangements) just released their EP Evergreen Rust this past May and it’s quite the lovely listen. With soothing melodies […]

An Interview with Matty Taylor of Tennis System: we talk Echo residency, making LA home, Kanye West & more

Gut-wrenching lyricism and vocals wail amidst glimmering guitar tones that erupt gracefully into explosions of noise and distortion, coupled with an underlying dream-pop aesthetic that makes for the perfect storm of sound on Tennis System‘s newest album Technicolour Blind (PaperCup Music, 2014). The Los Angeles trio previously impressed and were praised by Grimy Goods staff […]

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Blonde Redhead enchant a small private crowd at secret West Hollywood performance

It was a small private show at the offices of Flood magazine. I got there a bit early, way before they started allowing people in and watched the sound check of Blonde Redhead. They were deciding what songs to play as they also figured out which lights should go where. It was nice to watch the […]

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Win Tickets to GEMS at Los Globos

Delivering a tantalizing dose of dreamwave and shadow pop, GEMS makes their way to Los Angeles on Thursday July 24 for Part Time Punks at Los Globos. Formed in 2012, the Washington D.C. duo composed of Clifford John Usher and Lindsay Pitts, will pleasure your aural senses to the fullest. Their songs are delicate and […]

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Hot New Music: Tamaryn – Tender New Signs – Album Review

Silky siren, oh dreamy muse – oh perfectly prodigal duo, Tamaryn. Like narcissus and echo, these musical nymphs once again enchant in the land of goth, dream pop and psychedelia. This bi-gendered duo composed of smokey-throated vocalist, Tamaryn and her main man, Rex John Shelverton — come from the land of hobbits, aka New Zealand, and currently […]

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