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

Weekly Shoegaze / Dreampop / Psychedelic / Indie Tips – AUGUST #33/34 – 22

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After last week’s summer holiday break, WL//WH returns with a larger diabetes-induced bi-weekly playlist sans descriptions, for your mental health. Looking forward to a full return next week, enjoy!

  • Stockholm, Sweden ambient /experimental folk duo Petter Herbertsson and Siri Af Burén, AKA Testbild! “Allt är så underligt fjärran idag” from upcoming EP  “Mörka stjärnan Jorden” tape on Zeon Light
  • New Zealand experimental /drone /ethereal /shoegaze /modern classical /minimalistic project of Christchurch‘s violinist and composer Anita Clark, AKA Motte “Visceral Feelings” from the second LP “Cold + Liquid” on Ba Da Bing Records
  • Cork-based Irish lo-fi /ambient /ethereal /dark experimental pop musician (member of Crevice, Howlbux and The Altered Hours), Elaine Howley “See Saw Seen” off of the debut solo album “The Distance Between Heart and Mouth” on Tough Sensitive
  • Auckland, NZ lo-fi /drone /experimental /psych folk /bathroom sink pop duo Stefan Neville and Jade Farley, PUMICE “A Car for a Kennel” from the upcoming “Phylis” album on Soft Abuse
  • Castlemaine, Australia-based minimal art-pop /dream-psych indie pop artist Carla dal Forno “Come Around” title track from the upcoming third album “Come Around” on Kallista Records
  • Adelaide, Australia alt-country /dream /psych /folk band led by singer-songwriter-multiinstrumentalist Harriet Fraser-Barbour (Wireheads, Fair Maiden), AKA Workhorse “Chain” from the new sophomore album “No Photographs” on Dinosaur City Records
  • Experimental /shoegaze /psychedelic collaborative project of Luxembourgish artist Sébastien Laas (Lunar boy From Salem, Cyclorama) and Toronto-based musician-singer Rob Boak (Cinemascope, Infinity Projector), LUNAR BOY FROM SALEM & CINEMASCOPE “SOFT LIKE VELVET (Feat. Rob Boak)” from “THE AFTERTHOUGHT” EP
  • London based library /avant-garde /kosmische /psychedelic band, Vanishing Twin – “Tub Erupt (Impossible Square Mix)” from upcoming 2-track “Tub Erupt (Cavern Of Anti-Matter Remix)” EP on Fire Recordings
  • Brazilian dream pop /electro-pop artist, thetastesgood “Young lover” from the upcoming album “Unsober lover” [PHY123] on Diffuse Reality / Periphylla Series
  • UK post-punk /dream pop/ shoegaze trio VVOLVES “Paris” new single
     
  • L.A. darkwave /indie pop solo project Your Labour “I Know There’s Things That You Want To Say” new single
  • Anonymous UK lo-fi /art pop /noise /dream pop /shoegaze duo THE GABYS “The End of Love” from s/t EP 7″ on fruits & flowers
  • Hobart, Australia atmospheric black metal /shoegaze /post-rock outfit, ourhomeisthesky “reflection I” from “reflections” EP on vaporgaze
  • Australian dreamy psychedelic pop project of Nick Sowersby from Melbourne, AKA Sunbeam Sound Machine – “I Promise That I’ll Try To Give You All My Love” from the album “Possum” upcoming on Remote Control
  • Provo, Utah baroque pop / psych-rock quartet, The Mellons “Hello, Sun” from the upcoming debut LP “Introducing…The Mellons” on Earth Libraries
  • San Francisco, Ca shoegaze /surf /indie rock /psychedelic trio Bellavista “The Northwest Room” 2-track limited 10inch vinyl on Benevolent Antenna Records.
  • Stockholm, Sweden post-punk /indie rock 4-piece The Vapour Veils “Shadows” b-side non-album track from the single “Live Forever”
  • Portland, Or bedroom pop /surf rock /dream pop band Bathrobe – “Unrequited” single on BIRTHDIY
  • Perth, Western Australia femme five-piece dreamy indie pop band Blue Honey “Burden” second single on Moth Baby Records                                                                                                                                                        
  • L.A. based dream /indie ‘living room pop’ artist Lexi Vega, AKA Mini Trees – “Let Down” single on Run For Cover Records.
  • L.A. based by the way of Montreal, Brussels-bred indie /shoegaze /dream pop singer /songwriter CARINA MESSIER “Home” single.
  • Los Angeles‘ new wave /post-punk /dream pop trio Magic Wands “Starbreeze” single
  • Bergen, Norway indie rock singer-songwriter BO MILLI “How it is” sophomore single
  • US indie /dream pop solo project Puddle Noir “Her Name Is Winter” from “Flower Scabs” EP
  • Portland, Oregon electronic synth-pop / dream pop duo of Hollie and Keith Kenniff (aka Helios, Goldmund), AKA Mint Julep “Cherry Radio” from the debut album “Save Your Season” originally released in 2011
  • Toronto, Ontario jazz /ambient pop /sophisti-pop duo Shabason & Krgovich “I Am So Happy With My Little Dog” from the album “At Scaramouche” on idée fixe records
  • Madison, Wisconsin chillwave /psych /dream pop project by multi-instrumentalist Trent Prall, AKA Kainalu “Queen of Wands” single                                                                                                                           
  • San Francisco based indie /new wave /dream-pop solo project, Soft Pastels – “California Circus” single on Spirit Goth Records
  • San Diego, Ca goth /dream pop /shoegaze /indie rock /dream punk band Island Of Thieves “Shelter” from the EP “Gone Boy”
  • Chicago lo-fi /dream pop /bedroom pop /new wave project of Kenneth Foss aka TEEN BLUSH “Car Crash” single
  • Toronto, Canada shoegaze /dream-pop solo project of Daniel Wilson AKA Luster Dust “Surrender” single
  • Chilean indie /shoegaze /noise rock 4-piece Columpios al Suelo “La Risa Drilarisa” second single from upcoming LP on Sello Fisura and Sultan Discos
  • San Diego, Ca emo /shoegaze /indie rock band, Home View “Forever” new 2-track single
  • Portland, OR-based Dream Pop /Shoegaze band Helens “Reverie” from the upcoming album “Somewhere In Nowhere” on BudTapes
  • Brisbane, Australian Grungegaze / Sludgepop 3-piece Terra Pines “indoor Kid” fourth single off upcoming LP ‘Downbeats’ due September through False Peak Records.
  • Brooklyn, NY noise rock /shoegaze band PERCOCET “I’m Leaving” from the debut “ENJOY” EP
  • Las Vegas dream pop /nu-gaze band MOROSIS “Apathy” from upcoming second EP “You Won’t Be Missed”
  • Paris, France alternative /slowcore /coldwave /shoegaze four-piece PENCEY SLOE – “Mirror Rorrim” from the second LP “Neglect” on Prophecy Productions
  • Stockholm, Sweden dream pop /shoegaze band LILAC “Crystalline” second single from the upcoming debut album “There’s someone else in my skin”
  • Chilean shoegaze foursome from Valdivia, TREMENTINA “I Can Show You Wonders” first single from the forthcoming new album
  • New Hampshire based Noise /Emo /Dreampop /Shoegaze band, The Dreamtoday – “Maeve” second single off of the upcoming debut album “A Static World”
  • Austin, TX dream pop /shoegaze trio Allwax “Future Life” single
  • La Plata, Argentina goth /noise /shoegaze trio SUFFERLUSHER “Veldfire” from the debut s/t album “Sufferlusher”
  • L.A.-based noise pop/dream pop /shoegaze band Soft Blue Shimmer “Prism of Feeling” single on Other People Records
  • Canadian shoegaze /jangle /indie rock band from Toronto, ALVVAYS “Easy On Your Own?” from the upcoming third studio full-length “Blue Rev” out in October via Transgressive
  • Hong Kong indie pop /shoegaze 5-piece Lucid Express “Lime” from the upcoming EP “Floret” on Kanine Records.
  • Russian lo-fi/shoegaze/indie rock solo project Егор Попс “Советская скорость” single on Raw Pop Syndicate
  • Fife, Scotland indie /shoegaze 4-piece SILVERMASH “Silvermash” new single
  • Market Harborough, UK lo-fi /dream pop /shoegaze outfit Hidden Eyes “Out Of This” from the debut EP “Overextended”
  • Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine dream pop /shoegaze band Plaato “Паростки Мрій (ft. Re-Read)” single from the upcoming album on элек///чество
  • Palmdale, Ca dreamy /alt /shoegaze /indie rock band BED “Pictures” from debut s/t album
  • Oklahoma’s dream pop /shoegaze /indie rock duo Mario and Heather Macias, AKA Winter Of Our Faith “Into Eternity” from the new LP “Wasting Time”
  • Kansas City, Missouri based dream pop /shoegaze moniker of songwriter Chris Thomas, aka BOLINAS “Tarot Lines” single from the upcoming album “Heavy Easy Listening”
  • Lima, Perù baroque pop /ethereal /dream pop outfit Token Of Devotion “Joseph’s Coat” from “First Skies Of August” EP
  • Japanese indie pop maestro Osamu Shimada (the Caraway) featuring Tracy Hyde and Ferri-Chrome singer, Eureka “Torn world” from V/A “Explore the wonderful voices of Bleu? – Girls compilation volume 2” vinyl album composed by the Caraway via blue-very label
  • Taiwan‘s indie /dream pop band Huan Huan 緩緩 “藍夜 Blue Night” from “Blue Room Orange Man” EP
  • Portland, OR dream pop duo FAWN “Anemone Tattoo” single
  • South Australian dream-pop /indie rock /shoegaze guitarist-songwriter and producer Dave Thomas, AKA Hey Calamity “Words Don’t Mean A Thing” single
  • Christchurch, New Zealand indie rock /dreampop project of Mayzie Lee, aka MAYZIE “Socialite” single
  • Sydney, Australia indie /dream pop 4-piece SUIIX “All The Time” single
  • Melbourne, Australia shoegaze /indie pop/dream pop duo GRAZER “You Think I’m Cool” from the new album “Melancholics Anonymous” on Cascine
  • L.A. based indie /dream pop duo DRAUVE “Distraction” new single
  • Melbourne-based, New Zealander/Australian jangle indie rock 3-piece ANNUAL LEAF “Perfect Wave” from the EP “Racing Heart”
  • Washington, D.C. shoegaze /power pop /indie rock band No One Sphere “Kids of the night” (single)
  • Bay Area power-pop /folk /jangle pop singer/songwriter Tony Molina “The Last Time” from the album “In the Fade” on Summer Shade
  • Manchester, UK ambient /post-metal /drone /post-rock band PIJN “Weave In” single on Prosthetic Records
  • Stockholm, Sweden alternative rock /grunge /punk rock outfit The Bawl Slant “Jaded And Lazy” from the upcoming debut album “Blisters” CD on Shore Dive Records
  • Brooklyn, NY indie rock /power pop band THE MEEKS “Over, Under” from the album “Houseplants”
  • Wellington-based, NZ psych-kosmische-dream-fuzz pop group (Fka Transistor), Mirror Ritual ‘Fear In All’ new single
  • Australia-based fuzzy psych-pop artist Grace Cuell (co-frontwoman of Nice Biscuit), AKA Baby Cool “Magic” single on Fuzz Club
  • Four-piece garage /indie rock eyebrow band from Los Angeles, THE PARANOYDS “BWP” from upcoming LP “Talk Talk Talk” on Third Man Records
  • Atlanta, GA indie rock /psych dream pop band Secret Towns “Someday” title track from new EP
  • Tucson, AZ Dream Gaze /Psych Rock band MUTE SWAN “Phantasms of the Living (ft. Sonoda)” single
  • Auckland, New Zealand lo-fi /psychedelic /rock n roll project of A. Evans, aka BLACK SAND – “What You’re Doin’ to Me” from the 9th album “Above the Clouds”
  • Montreal, Québec cinematic /electronic /dream folk duo François Dufault and Maritza Bossé Pelchat, AKA Lisbonne Télégramme “Tu me cherches” from the EP “Désir”
  • Lithuania‘s post-rock /shoegaze /dream pop project of multi-instrumentalist Eligijus Žilinskas, AKA Sunzagazer feat. Gabija Petrauskaitė – “Ne Aš” single
  • Stockholm bred hip hop /indie /psychedelic rock project (feat. Sudakistan members), Kräm – “Dogmer” (feat. Emille de Blanche from Ghlow)” new single from Kräm’s debut LP “När ska vi fira livet” via PNKSLM Recordings
  • Durham, UK indie-rock /power-pop 4-piece MARTHA “Baby, Does Your Heart Sink?” from the debut LP “Please Don’t Take Me Back” soon on Specialist Subject Records
  • Austin, TX Lo-Fi /Post-Punk /Indie Rock /Dream-Pop solo project EVNTYD “Hard On Us” single.
  • Brisbane, Australia atmospheric guitar-based power-pop /shoegaze /indie rock trio The Valery Trails “The Sky Is Blue” title track from the new EP “The Sky Is Blue”
  • Linköping, Sweden jangle indie-pop 4-piece The Slow Summits “Time’s on Your Side” new single.
  • San Francisco‘s DIY post-indie project by Glenn Donaldson (Skygreen Leopards, Art Museums etc), The Reds, Pinks & Purples “Uncloudy Mind (Live)” from “Instant Regrets (Live in Seattle)” EP
  • Hartlepool, UK indie-pop trio Mt. Misery “You & Me Song” (The Wannadies cover) from the new EP “The Time It Takes”
  • Berlin-based, French indie /dream-pop solo project WIND MILE – ”One” new single.
  • Swedish lo-fi /fuzzy /indie pop duo Robert Church & The Holy Community “Fireball” new single                                            
  • Boston, UK based twee /indie-pop duo, comprising of Liam James Marsh (Kid Chameleon) and Alice Kat, AKA Fine “Breathe Out” single from the currently untitled new album out in Autumn ‘22.
  • Swedish dream pop /indie pop solo project, cbktrxx “Hairspray”                                                                          
  • Michigan-based, London-native twee /C86 /indie-pop solo project THE PHOTOCOPIES “Blindsided” from “I Can’t Imagine What You See In Him” new 2-track single
  • Los Angeles indie power-pop band THE BLACK WATCH “the neverland of spoken things” title track from the new EP “the neverland of spoken things”
  • Bristol, UK based indie-rock solo project of Muncie Girls‘ singer/songwriter, Lande Hekt “Backstreet Snow” from the upcoming debut album “House Without a View” on Get Better Records and Prize Sunflower Records.
  •  Glasgow-based studio-driven indie/punk/new wave collaborative project helmed by producer and The Creeping Bent Org. owner Douglas MacIntyre (The Nectarine No9 / Sexual Objects), PORT SULPHUR “Ring O” from the album “Speed of Life” on via South Lanarkshire independent label The Creeping Bent Organisation and Last Night From Glasgow
  • Palo Alto, Ca indie pop /jangle pop band The Variable Stars “Diminishing Returns” from the cassette album “All signs point to life” on Recorded Psychic Readings
  • England, UK indie rock /jangle pop /’bockety pop’ trio The Happy Somethings “The Present” (single)
  • San Francisco‘s DIY post-indie project by Glenn Donaldson (Skygreen Leopards, Art Museums etc), The Reds, Pinks & Purples “Saw You at the Record Shop Today” from the ltd. vinyl mini-album “They Only Wanted Your Soul” (reissue of 2020 I Dischi Del Barone label’s “I Should Have Helped You” 4- track 7″ EP plus 6 unreleased tunes) on Slumberland Records
  • Jakarta, Indonesian jangly /indie pop band led by Thresa Sandra Desfika, aka Oktober86 “Sekian” from “Yang Kurindukan” EP
  • Leeds, UK shoegaze /electronic /noise pop collaboration, Insect Guide vs Gen BZY “Patience” from “Insect Guide vs Gen BZY” album
  • Swiss five-piece dream pop /indie rock band from Basel, Moonpools – “Secret” from the new EP “Damaged Goods” via Young And Aspiring                                                                                                                                     
  • West London indie rock 4-piece THE FLITZ “1995” single                                                                                              
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK indie /dream pop /new wave /electronic solo project SI FARRIER “Goldfishes” from the album “Mary’s Milk Bar”
  • Berlin based indie /electronic /synthpop Swedish duo TRIPNAHA “Girls On Pills” single                                         
  • Netherlands-based gothic rock-pop project of songwriting partners Lisa Ann Swain and Drew Campbell, AKA Sleeps Under Beams “Redecorated (Heart)” single
  • Brooklyn-based garage pop punk trio THICK “Montreal” from the album “Happy Now” on Epitaph
  • London-based international psych /garage /punk quartet, Ghost Car “Conch Pearl” from upcoming debut album ‘Truly Trash’ via One Little Independent Records.
  • L.A. garage punk band led by Kelsey Reckling AKA Reckling “In My Hair” from “HUMAN NATURE” EP
  • Miami, Florida alt /indie rock solo project, PRISMS “Runners” new 2-track single
  • Berlin-based slacker pop /indie rock singer-songwriter Ina Klos, AKA Minoa “Strangers” from the debut LP “Forward, Backward, Start Again” on ListenRecords
  • Birmingham, Alabama psych /indie rock /folk singer-songwriter Cash Langdon “That Kid” from the upcoming LP “Sinister Feeling” on Earth Libraries
  • US dreamy folk singer-songwriter Kramies “Owl and The Crow” single
  • Former folk /indie rock Creation Records artist Sheer Taft aka SHEER “The sun is ours” from the LP “… And Then There Were Four” the first new album in over 25 years, featuring Andrew Innes, Martin Duffy and Darren Mooney of Primal Scream, on Glass Modern
  • London-based cinematic /post-rock /soundscape /shoegaze /ambient project VLMV “The Navigator” from the new LP “Sing With Abandon”
  • Oakland, Ca based experimental / folk /ambient /jazz /psych /hypnagogic pop project of MinneapolisLynn Avery, AKA Iceblink “Healer” from the vinyl edition of the 2020 album “Carpet Cocoon” on Moon Glyph