PICKS OF THE WEEK:
1 Fredericksburg, Virginia, post punk / shoegaze project of former Ceremony and Skywave, Paul F Baker, Static Daydream “So Sad Again” from V/A “Out Of The Darkness” on The Blog That Celebrates Itself Records
Depression is a bloody devastating disorder, as many of us know, add also the usual interesting line up of the TBTCI compilations picked up by Paul F Baker himself to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevent…a must buy!
2 Seattle, WA psychedelic / shoegaze band BLACK NITE CRASH “Heart of Stone” from the new album “Conflict of Disinterest”
Veteran favorite Seattle‘s fuzz noise rockers are back with their long awaited LP without losing their beloved melodic, sharp and intense edge.
3 UK shoegaze / dream pop four-piece from Falmouth, Cornwall, LIPS “Apartment” from upcoming s/t EP on Sunday Records
Delicious bittersweet dream pop wonder from Corwall‘s band, a great introduction to the EP via the ever excellent Chigago‘s label.
- Glasgow, UK ambient / shoegaze / electronic instrumental project of LES WILLOW “Kosice” from the new EP “Error Signals”
- L.A. based shoegaze / folk / 60’s pop / dream pop project of San Francisco‘s songwriter Jason Quever, aka PAPERCUTS “Kathleen Says” from new 3-track single on Slumberland Records
- London, UK based dreamy jangle indie guitar-pop band Swimming Tapes “Passing Ships” second single from debut album “Morningside”, out 24th May.
- Berlin-based dark electronic kraut psych new project of Icelandic musician Hákon Aðalsteinsson (frontman of The Third Sound and Gunman & The Holy Ghost, and live guitarist for The Brian Jonestown Massacre), Diagram “In My Heart, In My Soul” from the debut album “Transmission Response” due 17 May via Fuzz Club.
- Mexican noise / shoegaze / dream pop band SOMEWHERE “Falling Skies” off of debut EP “I’m Still In Love With You” on Stupid Decisions
- Veteran late 80’s Cliffe/Rochester, UK Medway / C86 / indie 4-piece THE CLAIM “Journey” from upcoming album “The New Industrial Ballads” via A Turntable Friend Records
- Scottish alt / indie rock band, Retro Video Club – “Addicted” new single on LAB Records
- Argentinian shoegaze/new wave / dream pop quintet from La Plata, Camión “Necesitad” new single on Entes Anomicos
- Austin, TX dreampop/shoegaze duo VET TRIP “Shogun’s Sister” new single
- New York based bedroom pop / dream pop project of Toronto‘s Orchid Tapes label head Warren Hildebrand, aka FOXES IN FICTION “Ontario Sunshine pt. 3 (feat. Emily Yacina)” non-album single
- Vigo, Spain indie / post punk / guitar pop band Selvática “Solo llueve en mi casa” from the new album “Macumba” on Orphan Records / discosdekirlian
- Stockholm, Sweden psych-pop 4-piece MELBY “Dancer” from upcoming debut album ‘None of this makes me worry’, out Apr 12 via Rama Lama Records (ROW) and Sinnbus (DE/AT/CH)
- Tokyo, Japan dreampop / shoegaze all-girl band, SPOOL (スプール) “Nightescape” from the s/t debut album via Gerpfast Kolektif
- Minneapolis’ jangly indie avant pop 4-piece Wild Firth “Girl” from their sophomore album, “Lawn Memory”, out on April 26th via Forged Artifacts Records
- Hamburg-based dreamy electro-pop project, WEEKEND WOLVES “Feel” new single
- Phoenix, AZ dream pop / electro-pop duo MRCH “Some Days” new single
- Vancouver‘s jangle pop / dream pop band Leisure Club “Forever” new single
- Rome, Italy post punk / dream pop / shoegaze / ’emotional dream-rock’ solo project DROP ON GLASS “Without” debut 2-track single
- London, UK psych pop duo of Laurie Erskine & Laurence Hammerton, Club Kuru “Cherry Bloom” new single from the album “Meet Your Maker” on Dog Holiday Records
- Portsmouth, New Hampshire ambient pop / coldwave / dreampop solo project LYFE INDOORS “Could Run It”
- Los Angeles, CA based, Greek born electro-pop solo project from half of IO Echo, IOANNA GIKA “Swan” from the album ‘Thalassa’ out April 5th on Sargent House
- New Toronto based indie band featuring Zach Bines (Weaves), Braeden Craig (Greys), and Michael le Riche (Fake Palms), SAUNA “Felt” second single from their forthcoming EP on Idée Fixe Records
- Welsh singer/songwriter/guitarist Cate Le Bon “Daylight Matters” first single from upcoming 4th album, “Reward”, on Mexican Summer
- Cardiff, UK DIY indie pop trio ROSEHIP TREEHOUSE “Same Sky” new single
- Swedish five piece indie rock outfit Tyred Eyes “Wait” from the new album “Destroy Everything You” out 5th April 2019 on Welfare Sounds & Records
- Edinburgh‘s Psychedelic Low-fi Dream Pop project of former The Valkarys guitarist and Scarletinas bassist Craig Birrell, aka Birrell or Biscuit “Me, Myself and Aye” from debut EP “Hide From The Light” on Dogs Got A Bone
- Moscow based new wave / dream pop / indie pop outfit Vtoroy Etazh Porazhayet [Второй Этаж Поражает] ‘Za Dveryu’ from debut album ‘Kto-to, gde-to’ on Belka Records
- St. Petersburg, Russia experimental / art rock / psychedelic 4-piece CONDENSATE “Падают”
- Asheville, NC indie / shoegaze / dream pop duo DAY & DREAM “Night Lights” from the album “With Every Breath You Die”
- San Bernardino, CA dream pop / shoegaze band GROUP PHOTOS “Frequency” from ltd.7″ EP ’33RPM’ EP via Box Bedroom Rebels
- Swedish post-rock / shoegaze duo BOLYWOOL “She Sees the Sea (Revisited) feat. Emily Forsythe” second single off “Darkly After, the Longest Day” album via VÅRØ
- London, UK indie / psych pop 4-piece The Proper Ornaments – “Crepuscular Child” from their new third album “Six Lenins” on Tapete Records
- Paris based indie / shoegaze / dream band lead by Yann Le Razavet, MARBLE ARCH “Instant Love” from new LP “Children of the Slump” out now on Géographie
- Italian dreamy indie band from Genova, EUGENIA POST MERIDIEM “Low Tide” new single
- Stockholm, Sweden shoegaze / dream pop / electronic project of former Douglas Heart and Franke member, Afraid of Stairs‘ founder and Bolywool live guitarist, Pontus Wallgren “Medusa” new single
- South London-based indie dreampop singer/songwriter Jack Ridley aka JW Ridley “Homesick (Out The Blue)” new single on Handsome Dad Records
- Portland, OR krautrock / psychedelic / post punk 4-piece MURDERBAIT “Codependent” from the new S/T album.