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

Weekly Shoegaze/ Dreampop / Psychedelic / Indie Tips #29

Peaks Of The Week:

  • Bahia, Brazil new wave/post-punk/dream pop band IORIGUM “Wasting My Time” from forthcoming new EP “Waste” on midsummer madness

Already hooked by the Brazilian 4-piece Iorigum with last year’s “Wild Dive”, new single channels early The Strokes swagger into a power-poppy garage rock number at once raw, frantic and irresistibly captivating.

  • Belém, Brazil chillwave/synthpop/dream pop duo SLOWAVES “Here She Comes” new 2nd single from upcoming EP on Midsummer Madness

Second single from Brazilian duo Slowaves is a beautifully immersive, hazy and emotional synth-infused summery sultry pop jam suffused with wistful dreamy melancholia, and forlorn longing that will engulf and mesmerize your senses. With the brilliant Secret Attraction’s new EP, unmissable listen for the ones into slightly lo-fi, chilly and refined synthscapes.

  • Portland-based chillwave/dream pop/synthpop/dreamwave project from Michael Tenzer (Lazy Legs, Eyes Behind the Veil, Savage Sister), SOFT LASHES “Silk Decay” title-track from upcoming cassette EP

Portland‘s pop craftsman reinvent past surf/ jangly/psych-pop vibes in a dainty lo-fi tune made of sun-drenched reverberations and sublime hazy melodies laced with a fair dose of naturalness and panache.

  • New York dream folk singer/songwriter Will Karmis “The Wash” debut single
  • Asheville, North Carolina singer/songwriter ANGEL OLSEN “All Mirrors” title track from the upcoming album on Jagjaguwar
  • Pittsburgh, PN experimental/ambient/dream pop/shoegaze solo project WEST/STEP “Hackurwayhome” from forthcoming EP “This Is Terrifying”
  • Australian psych-shoegaze band from Adelaide, THE HOWLING FOG “The Needle’s Falling” first single from The Howling Fog’s 2019 EP, “Drifting”
  • Geelong, Australia garage rock  band The Living Eyes “Peak Hour Traffic” upcoming 7″ single on Anti Fade Records in Australia and Episode Sounds in Japan.
  • Antwerp, Belgium shoegaze 5-piece Newmoon “Collide Into Me” new single from the forthcoming sophomore album ”Nothing Hurts Forever” via PIAS Recordings and Through Love Records.
  • San Francisco-based alt/indie artist Jeff Wright, aka COMPLTR “Flush” new single
  • Los Angeles, CA dream pop/shoegaze four-piece fronted by Jeremy McLennan, Orchin – ”My Wish” from upcoming album “Serene” on Terrible Records
  • Rockford, Illinois ethereal psychedelic 5-piece White Shape – “A Cave, A Candle, and Your Pupils” title-track from the upcoming new LP “Perfect Dark” on Little Cloud Records and Cardinal Fuzz
  • Swedish experimental shoegaze/kraut/psychedelic solo project of Toby Bernsand from Malmö, Orange Crate Art – “Psychic Experiments Behind the Iron Curtain” from Orange Crate Art’s new album “Astral Lullabies on the Threshold”                                                                                                                                           
  • Portland‘s psychedelic/shoegaze band LOST ECHOES “No Tomorrow” 3-track single.
  • Melbourne‘s alternative rock quartet, Neighbourhood “Brother Walk” from the upcoming debut album “Long Year”                                                                                                                                                           
  • Brighton, UK indie pop collective GARDEN CENTRE “Wide Sea” from upcoming third album ”A Moon For Digging” on Specialist Subject Records/Kanine Records
  • Los Angeles CA noise rock/shoegaze outfit WILTED “IDK” from debut 3-track “Wilted Demo”
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia alt/post-rock/shoegaze band SPRING WINDS “Never Regret” from debut mini-album “Sway”
  • Los Angeles, CA post-punk/new wave/guitar pop 4-piece DEAR BOY “Heaven Moves” new single
  • Stockholm, Sweden lo-fi/surf/punk/indie pop project of Mama Sonic‘s bassist J.H., aka LES MILOUS “Annie Hall” from 2-track 7″ single “Annie Hall / Shampoo Nightclubbing” on Happiest Place Records
  • Atlanta, Georgia indie/psych-pop quartet Attic Fowler – “Yard Sale” from Attic Fowler’s “Toothless” cassette album on Fall Break Records.
  • Minoh, Japan synthpop/indie pop band Still Dreams – “Satellite Of You” from 2nd cassette album “Lesson Learned” on Miles Apart Records                                                                                                                              
  • Nashville, TN based post-rock/symphonic post-psych/doomgaze collective The Ascent of Everest “Aimless” from the upcoming album “Is Not Defeated” on Hammock Music Label
  • London, UK psych-pop/shoegaze/alt quartet HONEY LUNG “Nothing” new single                                                                   
  • Perth, Australia based dreamgaze 4 piece, CALMLY “Living With The Dead” from the s/t debut album
  • Worthing, UK new wave/jangly/indie band Moonlight Parade “Miracle” from their upcoming sophomore album ”Caught In A Wave” on Southview Records                                                                                                                      
  • Vancouver, Canada based trip-hop/shoegaze duo of vocalist and bassist Anna Wagner and guitarist and producer Lucas Inacio (aka Fløver), PALM HAZE “Floating” from the forthcoming album “Rêve Bleu” on YHS Records
  • New York indie/psych/ethereal/dream pop outfit, Lightning Bug “Vision Scraps” from the upcoming album “October Song” via Marble Arm
  • Carmarthen-based Welsh alt/indie/post-punk all-girl 3-piece Adwaith “Hey” off of forthcoming double A-side single on Libertino Records                                                                                                                             
  • Lyon/Besançon indie garage punks Contractions “Demain est annulé” title-track from the debut album via Purepainsugar and Adagio 830 
  • Waco, TX noisy shoegaze outfit TIRED “Melanie” new single
  • Tokyo, Japanese noise-pop/dream pop/shoegaze ‘flowergaze orchestra’, PLANT CELL “Carolyn’s Fingers (Cocteau Twins cover)”                                                                                                                                         
  • New Hampshire post-metal/post-rock/shoegaze 4-piece LAVINIA “Wither” from the new album “Sallowed” on Pax Aeternum Digital
  • Detroit guitar pop trio of former members from Outrageous Cherry, Tyvek, The Moles, DEADBEAT BEAT “The Curve” from the new album “How Far” on Crystal Palace & Arrowhawk Records
  • Greek psychedelic/shoegaze band based in Athens, Monochromatic Visions – ”Too Close To The Sea” title-track from the forthcoming debut album
  • Austin, Texas dream pop/shoegaze band Silver Bars “Last Crash Landing” from the upcoming debut album “Center of the City Lights” via Shifting Sounds
  • Swedish post/indierockband Oh Hiroshima “In Solar” from the debut album “Oscillation” on Napalm Records
  • Lancaster, CA post-rock/space rock/shoegaze outfit POUR OVER “Ice Pick” from s/t debut single
  • Leeds, UK based indie six-piece Talkboy “All Works Out” new single                                                                 
  • London, UK indie power girl pop trio GIRL RAY “Show Me More” from forthcoming LP “Girl” on Moshi Moshi Music
  • Sacramento, CA dream pop/shoegaze solo project Future Artifact “Also Much” new single
  • Irvine, CA bedroom/indie/jangle/dream pop 4-piece SUNDIVE “Butterbrakes”                                                           
  • Canadian ‘creampop’ dreampoppers (formerly known as Cult Classic) from Montreal, BODYWASH “With Heat” from upcoming album “Comforter” on Luminelle                                                                                         
  • Leeds, UK jangle psychedelic pop band VAN HOUTEN “Moon” from the upcoming s/t debut album on Clue Records                                                                                                                                                                
  • Melbourne, Australia indie pop/jangle/garage all-girl four-piece Parsnip “Rip It Off” from the upcoming debut album “When The Tree Bears Fruit”, out August 30th on Anti Fade/Trouble In Mind Records
  • Indie pop/dream pop trio from Charlottesville, Virginia, STRAY FOSSA “These Days” new single                   
  • Ukrainian lo-fi/bedroom pop/synthpop/dream pop one-man project by Eduar Tokuyev aka NEARR “Lullaby at Dawn” from the third album “Andrew’s index”
  • Phoenix, AZ chill-wave/dream pop /synthwave solo project Secret Attraction “Tangerine” from new ltd. cassette EP “Day Dream” on Stratford Ct.
  • Brooklyn, NY dark pop/synthpop duo SO SENSITIVE “What’s a Girl to Do?” from the debut LP “Bedroom Drama”
  • Brazilian lo-fi/indie/surf rock/dream pop/bossa nova singer/songwriter based in Melbourne, SUGARLOAF BEACH “Girls” new single                                                                                                                             
  • Saint Jérôme, Québec electronic/dream pop/synthpop project 122 North “Drive” debut single