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Small Forward are a fresh lo-fi psych-pop trio based out of L.A. Twangy guitars begin “I’ve Been on Track” with a gently consuming southern-rock atmosphere. Distorted vocals string out the slow-moving guitar trickles and gently...
Small Forward are a fresh lo-fi psych-pop trio based out of L.A. Twangy guitars begin “I’ve Been on Track” with a gently consuming southern-rock atmosphere. Distorted vocals string out the slow-moving guitar trickles and gently reflective keys that lead to a dreamy chorus, precluded by vocals that alternate between heightened and restrained intensity. The “Do something new / […] The post Small Forward – “I’ve Been on Track” appeared first on .
Montreal-based Bodywash produce a wonderfully gauzy form of nostalgia reflective of both dream-pop and shoegaze. Their track “Nothing At All” comes in with a slightly anxious key progression that’s contrasted by a caressing synth pad, helping to establish a wondrous and wide-eyed dream-pop/shoegaze soundscape. Gentle cymbal crashes and the relaxed vocals could conjure feelings of […] The post Bodywash – “Nothing At All” appeared first on .
Spooky Mansion are a quartet living the dream in San Francisco. They rehearse nights at an abandoned surf shop and record during the day in their garage. “Gone Too Far” begins with an easy-flowing surf rock guitar riff, before giving way to vocals strikingly similar to the approach/tone of Deerhunter’s Bradford Cox: raspy, sweeping, and invitingly fuzzy. […] The post Spooky Mansion – “Gone Too Far” appeared first on .
Justin Vernon (aka Bon Iver) has announced the lineup for the 2016 iteration of his Eaux Claires music festival. This is the second year for the young festival and it will again be hosted in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The festival will take place from August 12-13. Tickets are on sale tomorrow at 10AM CST. Some notable acts include […] The post Bon Iver Announces Eaux Claires Festival Lineup appeared first on .
BJ the Chicago Kid has released a new track, “The New Cupid”, that features Kendrick Lamar. BJ’s sophomore studio album, In My Mind, is due out on February 19th. You can stream both “The New Cupid” and the entire album now on NPR and below. Via NPR: The post BJ the Chicago Kid Releases Track with Kendrick Lamar appeared first on .
Show Clothes is a 27-year-old Chicago-based producer with an exceptionally astute grasp of infectious electro-pop, thanks in part to his extensive remixing past. Initially starting out in 2011 under the alias Scifer, making instrumental tunes akin to Tycho and Bonobo, the then-remix-focused Show Clothes project was born two years later. “I produced hip-hop and house […] The post Show Clothes – “Pool Party” (ft. Gavriella) appeared first on .
Caseyland is the solo project of Virginia-based Casey Cichowicz, who produces an intoxicating form of darkly infectious synth-pop. Cichowicz’s creative process is inspired by Brian Eno’s lateral thinking technique Oblique Strategies,...
Melina Duterte is a Bay Area-based dream-pop artist. Her new track “Peach Boy” is a gorgeous hodgepodge of styles from the early ’00s. The hazy atmosphere hovers over Arcade Fire-like anthemic exultation and enthusiastic bass lines akin to No Doubt’s take on infectious new-wave These various elements come together over relaxed psych-rock guitar riffs and steady percussion that create a lost-in-a-daydream […] The post Melina Duterte – “Peach Boy” appeared first on .