Tag Archives: dream pop

Premiere: Sikemor Remain Upright With a “Leg To Stand On”

Seeking success too often feels like a desperate bid for attention. This is especially true in this day and age, when impressions and clicks determine who breaks through and who wallows in obscurity. Local indie rockers Sikemor grapple with this, expressing the conflict in their brand new single, “Leg To Stand On,” premiering exclusively below. […]

Oddnesse Reveal Cathartic New Single, “I Used To”

Oddnesse has revealed a new single, attaining a blissful catharsis on “I Used To.” The track delivers that serene dreampop vibe we’ve come to love from the local duo. This is their newest single since “Are You Down,” with both tracks pointing to a new release on the horizon. (Probably not an LP, per our […]

Hot Band Alert: Entering the World of Oddnesse

It’s hard to imagine the world without constant turmoil, isn’t it? Last week was a doozy given all the natural disasters, from hurricanes to wildfires to an earthquake that should give every Angeleno some cause for concern. Art is a healthy distraction. Songs can transport you to another world, or rather connect you through a […]

Daughter at the Wiltern
Daughter delivers aural bliss at the Wiltern, Alexandra Savior spellbinds as opening act

The Wiltern hosted a warm evening of dream pop/folk on Wednesday. It’s never a dull show when European trio Daughter are in the building. The attendees anxiously stood waiting for our hump day treat, with a lovely opening by rising star Alexandra Savior. Originally from Portland, but now repping Los Angeles, the dreamy vocalist casted a […]

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Lush at Fonda Theatre, Hollywood
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 […]

Mind Monogram
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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Crescendo band
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 […]

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