Tag Archives: dream pop

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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 […]

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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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New Music – Beach House “Myth” – Free MP3 Download

It’s been two years sine the illustrious, dream-pop due—Beach House has released any new music. With their third and prior studio album, Teen Dream, their Sub Pop debut—Beach House left fans craving for more. It was an absolutely gorgeous and emotive album that graced many of the Best Albums of 201o lists. Late, last night Beach House updated their […]

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Pepper Rabbit “Red Velvet Snowball” – Album Review

Pepper Rabbit at the Fox Theater Pomona – Photo by Will Tee Yang While listening to the dreamy duo Pepper Rabbit’s sophomore album, Red Velevet Snowball, you’re transported to a sunny, simple time. Originally from New Orleans, frontman Xander Singh and drummer Luc Laurent fully deliver with this concept album. Red Velvet Snowball has a […]

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