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

Weekly Shoegaze/ Dreampop / Psychedelic / Indie Tips #27

Picks Of The Week:

  • Depok/BSD City, Indonesia C-86/jangle/indie pop band The Lousy Pop Group “When I´m with you” new single on German label Entes Anomicos

Indonesian outfit wonderfully blend C86 indie aesthetic and jangly guitar glaze over longing vocals into a catchy,  melancholic, moving bedroom pop wonder.  

  • Beijing, China shoegaze/dream pop 4-piece 二向箔2D Foil “Shining Die” from S/T debut EP on Letter Records 002

New Chinese 4-piece deliver glossy and ethereal dreamscapes of wistful bliss rippled of sparsely restrained guitar noise into an impressive debut.

  • Toronto, Ontario indie/C86/jangle-pop duo Ducks Unlimited “Get Bleak” new single from forthcoming currently untitled EP.

Canadian duo channel 80s Flying Nun jangly charm, energetic sparkling guitar tones and evocative fiddle to pop heights on a thoroughly infectious new single.

  • Aberdeen‘s The Vapour TrailsKevin and Scott Robertson – “I Am Trying to Break Your Heart” from V/A WILCO‘s tribute “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” on The TM Collective
  • San Diego, CA electronic/dream pop/shoegaze/experimental pop solo project DUSTINGS “Transitory” new single
  • San Francisco, CA DIY indie/power pop//jangle-pop project of Glenn Donaldson (Skygreen Leopards, Art Museums etc) and friends, The Reds, Pinks & Purples “Dead end days” from the new album “Anxiety art” on Pretty Olivia Records
  • Melbourne, Australian indie /jangle /guitar pop new band of former The Ocean Party‘s member, Lachlan Denton & Studio Magic “Watching My Back” from the album ‘A Brother’ out now via Bobo Integral and Osborne Again.                                                                                                                                                            
  • Cincinnati, Ohio dreamgaze/dream rock 4-piece SUNGAZE “The Race” from the upcoming debut album “Light in All of It”
  • Norway bedroom pop/indie pop singer/songwriter GIRL IN RED “I’ll die anyway.” new single                                  
  • Japanese shoegazer quartet from Osaka, Ether Feels “Kowloon Sunset” new single                                   
  • US Dream Pop/Shoegaze trio based out of Indianapolis, IN, Fern Murphy “Full Circle” from the EP “Gringo Love”                                                                                                                                                                     
  • Los Angeles lo-fi/C86/noise-rock/shoegaze trio Vivian Girls “Sick” from the new album Memory” due out September 20 via Polyvinyl.
  • Glasgow psych garage band THE ROTATIONS “Rebound” from the new album ‘What Will Be’.
  • Beijing, China psych/punk-blues guitar-and-bass duo Gong Gong Gong 工工工 – Notes Underground 地下日記 – off of the upcoming album ‘Phantom Rhythm 幽靈節奏’ on Wharf Cat Records
  • Southend, UK based fuzz loving-grungers HIGH/LOW “Road (I’m not Superman)” title track of the new limited 7″ single
  • Sidney, Australia indie/garage rock band THE BRIGHTS “All This Evil” from the 2-track single “All This Evil / Love”
  • Los Angeles, CA new wave/dream pop duo RUBY HAUNT “Cobweb” first single off upcoming new album ‘The Middle of Nowhere’ – out August 30th, 2019                                                                                                                            
  • Australian Lo-fi/Shoegaze/Indie Pop duo consisting of Matty McCulloch & Alex Flaskas, MOONSICK “Ferris_bueller” from the debut EP “Via_the_Internet” on Colossus Records
  • Bay Area power-pop/folk/jangle pop singer/songwriter Tony Molina “Word Around Town” from the new compilation album “Songs From San Mateo County” (unreleased and unfinished material recorded between 2009-2015) on Smoking Room and 650 Records
  • Salem based Italian bedroom pop/dream pop/jangle pop/surf/indie duo GO HAWAII “Coral Blues” new single from the upcoming debut album “Dream Disclosure”
  • Austin, TX experimental/shoegaze/dream pop female artist DOTTIE “Sill” from the forthcoming album “Part”
  • UK dream pop/jangle pop/indie pop band from Leicester, Dayflower “Sweet Georgia Gazes” A-side from the upcoming 2-track 7″ single due Fall 2019 on Cloudberry Records                                                                
  • Brooklyn, NY dream pop/shoegaze/guitar pop 4-piece DIARY “Uni” new single
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin cosmic rock/shoegaze/slowcore 5-piece HAUNTER “Opened Space” from the new cassette album ” Please Understand”
  • Brooklyn, New York noise rock/psych/shoegaze duo Russian Baths “Tracks” new single on Good Eye Records.                                                                                                                                                                         
  • Sheffield, UK indie rock/dream pop foursome High Hazels “One For The Cameras” new single from the forthcoming album ”Days of No One”.                                                                                                                 
  • Dunedin, New Zealand‘s project by legendary Clean onward, singer/songwriter, David Kilgour, aka David Kilgour & The Heavy Eights – “Smoke you right out of here” from the upcoming album “Bobbie’s a girl” on Merge.
  • Colorado Springs‘ shoegaze/guitar rock all-girl band SPIRETTES “Basss Hotel” from the new EP “Esoteria”
  • Finland dream pop/post-rock trio LUODOT “Loisto” from the debut EP “Muinaisvalaat”
  • Bristol, UK indie guitar pop outfit fronted by Margot member Ed Soles, Ead Wood & The Heights ”Plum Cake” new single                                                                                                                                                    
  • Texas lo-fi/bedroom/shoegaze/slowcore project HELLEN “Oh, You” title-track from the new EP
  • Malmö, Sweden alt/shoegaze/dream pop trio SPUNSUGAR “I Shouldn’t Care” new single on Adrian Recordings                                                                                                                                                           
  • Glasgow‘s four-piece experimental psychedelic rock ‘n’ roll band, The Kundalini Genie “Only Love (Liquid Technicolor)” from the upcoming 3rd album “It’s All In Your Head” due out August 2, 2019 on Little Cloud Records
  • Seattle dream pop/psych/shoegaze/folk band lead by singer/songwriter Natasha El-Sergany, aka somesurprises “High Rise” from upcoming s/t full-length LP on Drawing Room Records
  • Jakarta, Indonesia C86/dream pop/indie pop band THE WHISTLING POSSUM – “some popkids are even worse” from limited 3inch cdr “Spiteful (Year 3 Compilation)” via Heaven Punks Label [heavenpunks.blogspot.com]
  • Philadelphia-based dream pop/shoegaze solo project Sea Slug “Sympathy” from “Visions” EP
  • Melbourne, Australia synth-pop/dream pop DIY one-girl-project, Japanese Heart Software “Lonely Hearts” title-track from the new debut cassette EP 
  • Australian dreamy guitar-pop foursome from Sidney, Sunscreen “High Over Love” title track of Sunscreen’s new EP out Aug 22 via Spunk Records
  • Swindon, UK indie/guitar pop project of Rich May, The King In Mirrors “Stop and Look” new single
  • Perth, Australia gloom-pop two-piece consisting of Damian Diggs and Oliver James, ECHO ADORE “Caught In History” debut single                                                                                                                                                  
  • Brighton, UK garage/psych-punk four-piece STRANGE CAGES “Dance Like An Alpha Male” new single from upcoming debut album “Pop Therapy”
  • Washington, D.C. ‘tech noir’ rock ’n’ roll duo of Ian Svenonius (Nation of Ulysses, the Make-Up, Chain and the Gang, Escapeism) and Rich Morel (Deep Dish, Outsider Music), TOO MUCH “Patent Leather” from debut 7″ single “Patent Leather b/w Dyslexia” on Merge
  • Nashville, Tennessee glam rocker GYASI “Blackstrap” from the debut album “Androgyne”
  • New York dream-pop/dreamgazer/synth-pop solo project of Dani Mari, aka PRIMITIVE HEART “Baby (Sunglitters remix)” from new single “Baby” on Shore Dive Records
  • Berlin-based French/UK psych/synth-pop/avant pop trio Safetalk ”I Know” new single on their own Listentosafetalk Records                                                                                                                                        
  • Bristol, UK dream pop/electronic producer Henry Green ”Another Light (Cyril Hahn Remix)”
  • Swedish ambient/chillout/chillstep/electronic artist Shah “Velvet” new single