WL//WH Weekly Shoegaze/ Dreampop / Psychedelic / Indie Tips

Weekly Shoegaze/ Dreampop / Psychedelic / Indie Tips #14

Jing Huang photography

Peaks Of The Week:

  • Birmingham, UK post-gaze quartet VELVET TIDES “Into Light” debut single                                                       

Definitely one of the most compelling debut of the year, the Brummie hazy post-gaze quartet blur the lines between shimmering jangly guitar atmospherics and powerful post-punk rhythms making for this week’s most essential listen.

  • San Francisco, CA noise pop /psychedelic /shoegaze trio Lavender Blush “Fire” from the new ltd. cassette EP “Beauty Is What Beauty Does To You”                                                                                                                       

Bay Area collective have finally dropped their DIY tape filled with their homemade tasty receipts infused of noisy shoegaze and psychedelic exotic flavours simple irresistible, you can’t help it…

  • San Antonio, Texas shoegaze / dreampop band PROCESSIONS “Dalliance” new single                                           

Texan dream pop outfit return, after a two years hiatus, with an utterly flawless soaring atmospheric tune oozing blissed-out brilliance.

  • Wigan, UK ambient/shoegaze/krautrock/electronic musician and producer (Engineers songwriter and co-founder, Ulrich Schnauss collaborator), MARK PETERS “Shaley Brow (Odd Nosdam Remix)” from the album “New Routes out of Innerland” – reworked version of Mark Peters’ debut solo album via Sonic Cathedral            
  • London, UK kraut / tweetronica / synth duo of Adam Cresswell (aka Rodney Cromwell) and Alice Hubley (Mass Datura), aka Arthur and Martha “Autovia (Gabe Knox Remix)” from forthcoming album “Adjustments” on Happy Robots Records                                                                                                                                      
  • Bay Area acid/krautrock/cosmic/psychedelic five-piece band Dire Wolves – “I Control the Weather” from the forthcoming 4th album “Grow Towards the Light” on Beyond Beyond is Beyond                                                
  • UK-based power pop/folk rock/indie pop singer/songwriter SUPER 8 “Ignorance Is Bliss” from the album “Backers & Maracas” on Subjungle                                                                                                                        
  • Ostfold, Norway indie pop/folk pop duo ELVA “Ghost Writer” from upcoming album “Winter Sun” on Tapete Records
  • Auckland, New Zealand krautrock / psychedelic 5-piece OUNCE “Electric Eye” from the debut LP “OZ”                   
  • French noise shoegaze project of Yannick Rault (Closed Mouth, The Bluebeard’s Castle, Triple Sun), Sander & Melody ”My Dream”                                                                                                                                                     
  • Queens, NY grunge/noise rock/punk 4-piece WIVES “Workin'” new single on City Slang                                  
  • Canadian dream pop / shoegaze band from Toronto lead by Jonathan Relph, Indoor Voices “Better” new single                                                                                                                                                                    
  • Denver-based kraut/shoegaze/art-rock/psych pop four-piece FLAURAL “Silent Volvo” from debut LP, “Postponement” out now via Staycation Records.                                                                                                 
  • Russian shoegaze/dream pop quartet from Moscow, Life on Venus “What Lies Beneath” from the new EP “Departure”                                                                                                                                                               
  • Southampton, UK indie / grunge / fuzzy shoegaze trio Burning House “Mimosa” new single on Yumi And The Weather’s label, MIOHMI                                                                                                                                                   
  • New Brunswick‘ indie / jangle / psych pop quartet SINK TAPES “His Favorite Day” from the new album “Enough To Flood The Cow”                                                                                                                                     
  • Pacific Grove, CA dream pop / shoegaze 4-piece ASILOMAR “Shimmer and Faded” debut single                         
  • Trondheim, Norwegian indie pop-punk/synth duo COMPANY INK “The Flip” new single on Propeller Recordings.                                                                                                                                                               
  • Melbourne, Australia alternative guitar rock artist LUCID “Stone” self-produced debut single                                 
  • Powys, Wales experimental pop trio ISLET “Clouds” new single on Fire Records                                                           
  • New England’s dream pop artist Connie Danger “Coming of Age” new single.                                                     
  • Glasgow‘s indie jangle pop one man band BUBBLEGUM LEMONADE “An Avenue In France” from Bubblegum Lemonade’s upcoming new album ‘Desperately Seeking Sunshine’ via Matinee Recordings
  • Pereira, Colombia DIY indie/dream pop outfit Antes del Eclipse “Fastos” new single
  • London, UK alt /indie /dream pop trio Wondergeist “Effervescent” from the sophomore album “The Gulf”       
  • Dallas, TX based ethereal synth-pop/dream pop project of Oklahoma City’s Colin Nance (one-half of Harglow) with vocalist Lauren Todd, Softaware “Lavender” new single on Vehlinggo                                                             
  • Buffalo, NY indie guitar rock quartet Johnny & the Man Kids – “Wait for You” new single from new EP “You Made Me Hurt”                                                                                                                                                         
  • Memphis, Tennessee indie rock artist HARLAN “Anyways” from upcoming s/t debut album.
  • California electronic indie dream pop project of producer/guitarist John Girgus (Aberdeen, Languis, Non Ultra Joy),  John Girgus & The Legendary House Cats “Chapter Two” new single                                                                
  • Quilmes, Argentina post-punk/garage/noise rock 4-piece Joint Ravolta “Desgano” title track from new EP.
  • Seattle‘s jangle indie guitar pop 4-piece Zebra Hunt “See Through You” from new album “Trade Desire” via Spanish label Tenorio Cotobade                                                                                                                      
  • Pittsburgh, PA dream pop band FLOWER CROWN “Bender Szn” from the upcoming album “Sundries” on Crafted Sounds
  • Canadian electronic / dream pop solo project of Toronto‘s musician-producer Jordan Allen, Rolemodel “The Crying Game” from new single “The Crying Game / Mystics”                                                                                      
  • Swedish psychedelic/dream pop trio from Malmö, Death And Vanilla “Nothing Is Real” off upcoming new album ‘Are You A Dreamer?’ out 10th May 2019 via Fire Records                                                                          
  • Hamburg, Germany jangle indie pop band formed by Swen Keller in the late 90s, Den Baron “Bonving” A-side from the upcoming 7″ single on Cloudberry Records.                                                                                        
  • Lincoln, UK ambient-shoegaze band centred around the writing/producing partnership of Jimmy Osborne and Mark Merrifield, CORASANDEL “As In Always” from upcoming debut EP “All The Hours Are One”
  • Ottawa, Canada/Athens, Greece psychedelic / shoegaze trio, The Pink Elephants ”Circles In The Mind” from the compilation album “At The Gates Of Heaven (Best Of The Pink Elephants)”                                                                   
  • UK future indie pop band TV EYE “Data Was Callin” from new single “Data Was Callin / Magnificent Advertisement” via Kaleidoscope Music
  • Denver, CO shoegaze/dream pop/new wave 4-piece OKO TYGRA “Ghosts” from the debut LP “Assistoma” on Grey Market
  • Sydney-based garage punk musician whose guises include Circle Pit, Southern Comfort, Ruined Fortune and Straight Arrows, Angie Bermuda aka ANGIE “Blood On My Eyes” from upcoming newe album “The Underling” on Dero Arcade                                                         
  • Isle of Wight, UK indie pop artist Lauran Hibberd “Hoochie” new single                                                                   
  • Birmingham, UK doomgaze / shoegaze / slow rock 4-piece OUTLANDER “Drown” from the album “The Valium Machine”                                                                                                                                                 
  • American/Canadian poet, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist, Danielle Aykroyd, aka VERA SOLA “New Nights” from the new album “Shades”                                                                                                                     
  • Canadian ambient/cinematic/shoegaze/electronic/psychedelic solo project of Saskatoon-based musician Christopher Laramee (Shooting Guns, The Switching Yard, and The Radiation Flowers), Wasted Cathedrel “Ashtray Of Nexus” from the album “Atmospheric Hangover’’ on Cardinal Fuzz                                                                                      

Jing Huang photography