Tag Archives: dreampop

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Reviewed: Beach House “Depression Cherry” — a lush and sensual wonderland

It’s easy to forget that it’s been over a decade since Beach House first stepped onto the indie music scene with their self-titled debut. But after the critically-acclaimed Bloom, French-born Victoria Legrand and Baltimore native Alex Scally were believed to have completed the four-part cycle of the band’s hypnotizing evolution and peaked. But like a […]

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Hot Band Alert: NEONHEART—A radiant combination of synth-pop ballads and dance jams

Sometimes people find each other, a spark is lit, and they make beautiful music together. In the case of Los Angeles synth-pop duo NÉONHÈART, thanks to a meeting via a mutual friend, what originally started as a producer-for-hire arrangement quickly turned into a full-fledged band. The duo comprised of songwriter/composer HAOO and singer-songwriter Christina O’Connor […]

The Black Ryder
Stream The Black Ryder’s new song “Seventh Moon”

Los Angeles’ The Black Ryder have shared a second track from forthcoming album, The Door Behind The Door. The song titled “Seventh Moon” is a lovely atmospheric track. Lulling in its beautifully structured soundscapes and with the soothing vocals of Aimee Nash, the song just might be the most beautiful Black Ryder track yet. The […]

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Hot Band Alert: Boolan – Debut single “Passenger” is a charming dream pop number

Watch out Los Angeles! Five piece indie dreampop outfit Boolan may be new to the scene, formed just earlier this year, but they are ready to bring down the house. The group is comprised of Andru Bautista (rhythm guitar), Patrick Maniquis (lead guitar), TJ Perez (drums), Juan Rodriguez (bass) and Selena Vernon (vocals). The band […]

Los Lobos with Mariachi El Bronx and X at The Greek -Photos- May 5th, 2012
What Cool Shows Are Going On This Week in L.A.? (July 9 – 15, 2012)

We don’t post every show that’s going on every night (in or around L.A.) we just post the goods according to our collective knowledge. We’re music elitists at heart but we try our best to keep an open palette of taste with an affinity towards underground, indie and local musicians and venues. Let us know […]

“Psychic Chasms” by Neon Indian

Whoa! For a few seconds there I thought I was back in the 80’s playing some Space Invaders or Asteroids. With their intro track (AM), it’s clear that Neon Indian likes to play with the whole galactic beats. You’ll hear some spacey sound effects and cheesy rhythms through out the whole album. If you’re all […]