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

Weekly Shoegaze/ Dreampop / Psychedelic / Indie Tips #39

  • Busan, South Korea surf rock/jangle/indie-pop 4-piece Soumbalgwang / 소음발광 “Gwangan Surf” new single

Breathlessly addictive blistering surf guitar infused fizzing indie-pop from South Korea‘s combo Soumbalgwang, with insanely irresistible hooks and choruses galore. We’re not shy to love you, honey!

  • Indonesian Jangle/Indie-Pop/Twee 4-piece from Jatinangor, WELL WHALE “Pipe Dream” sophomore single

Indonesian quartet Well Whale churns out, on the occasion of their sophomore single, a classic jangly-indie-pop affair, with wistful male/female vocal harmonies, bittersweet lyrics, and lively acoustic guitar strum oozing with enough heartfelt passion, sincerity and melodic quality to win you over.

  • Oklahoma City‘s indie/dream pop 4-piece MAD HONEY “Euphoria” from the new EP “Theories”

Heavenly dream-pop from OKC band Mad Honey spiced with wondrous, pondering, clear female vocals laced with longing over simmering and searing reverb-charged distorted guitar melodies, with an enthralling and mesmerizing timeless sheer ‘ear-candy’ quality.

  • Perth-based, Australian ambient/ethereal/dream folk artist Emma Stokes, aka Daisies Net “Eden’s Garden” off of her debut EP “On the Apple Island” via Healthy Tapes
  • New York based dreamy psychedelic minimalistic folk project of poet and songwriter Christopher Porpora aka Cheval Sombre “Been a Lover” off of 2-track 7″ single “Been a Lover b/w The Calfless Cow” on Spain’s Market Square Recordings
  • Austin, TX experimental/shoegaze/dream pop female artist DOTTIE “Ever” new single
  • Toronto, Canada electronic folk project of ex-Deadly Snakes frontman, Andre Ethier – “Dream On Pigs” from the album “Croak In The Weeds” on Telephone Explosion
  • Portland, OR indie/psych/dream pop duo ROCKETSHIP “Outer Otherness” from the new album “Thanks to You” on nonstop co-op/Darla
  • Canadian post-punk/shoegaze/dream pop solo project of the guitarist of Charcoal Skies, Arthur Bennell, based out of Edmonton, Alberta, BLUME “Take It Back” from debut EP ‘’Days Go Slowly”                                 
  • Los Angeles based kraut/psych/synth-noise duo Britt e Alex Brown, aka ROBEDOOR “Entity Undertow” from the new EP “Negative Legacy” via Deathbomb Arc
  • Sydney, Australia fuzzy shoegaze duo OVERDRIVER “Stuck in a Dream (feat. Daniela Angione Farren from Submotile)” from new 2-tracker “Slow in Winter”
  • Brasilia‘s shoegaze/dream pop band OXY “Don’t you think the air is STUFFY?” new single
  • North East London, UK cosmic rock/drone pop 6-piece The Leaf Library “Hissing Waves (radio edit)” full version available on the new album “The World Is A Bell” via WIAIWYA
  • Young Catalan indie rock band MOURN “Jumping Someone Else’s Train” (The Cure cover) off of upcoming cover EP “Mixtape” on Captured Tracks
  • Manchester, UK indie/jangle rock band Sprinters “Ending” from their upcoming LP ‘’Struck Gold’’ on Meritorio Records.
  • Košice, Slovakia dream rock/shoegaze 4-piece PURE CONFUSION “Stupid boy / Carry me” from EP “Hate Smoke Love demo”
  • Paraná, Entre Ríos, Argentina‘s indie rock/dream pop band, Llamadas Internacionales “Montaña” from the 2-track single “En caso de emergencias rompa el cristal”
  • Czechia lo-fi dream-pop band BILLOW “Rotten Grapes” from the upcoming album “Seascape” on Z Tapes
  • Ukrainian synthpop/shoegaze/dream-pop duo from Kyiv, Peredmova ‘Я Був, Ти Була’ from the new album “Sezon Pereizdiv Deyakykh Liudey” via Dobryi Bober Records
  • Brighton, UK indie/yacht rock 4-piece NATURE TV “She Wants To See You Cry” debut single via Heist or Hit
  • Canadian/Greek psychedelic/shoegaze band from Ottawa and Athens, The Pink Elephants “Better Days” from the new album “Mirrored Times”
  • Japanese post-rock/shoegaze duo MONOCISM ‘斑雪 – Hadare’ from the second album ‘ 風光 – Fukou’
  • Portland, OR shoegaze band HELENS “Red” from 3-track EP “Pace”
  • Paris, France new wave/folk/indie-pop project led by multi-instrumentalist Erwan Pépiot, SOMEHOW “The Wave” off of the upcoming new album “Low Tide” out October 25th via Toolong Records and Differ-Ant
  • Auckland, New Zealand dreamy/shoegazey/fuzzy noise-pop trio fronted by Hayley Smith, Dead Little Penny “Dead Together” new single from the forthcoming debut album “Urge Surfing” via Empty Goon Records
  • Chattanooga, TN shoedrone/heavygaze four-piece LACING “Swirl” from the upcoming album “Without”
  • Glasgow, Scotland shoegaze 5-piece The Cherry Wave “Ache For The Glow” from the new album “Solasta”     
  • Antwerp, Belgium shoegaze 5-piece Newmoon “Give Me Pain” from the sophomore album ”Nothing Hurts Forever” via PIAS Recordings and Through Love Records.
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan psychedelic/shoegaze band GREAT BLACK NIGHT “You Are My Eden” new single
  • La Hague-based UK noise-rock/kraut/fuzzy psych trio (former members of Mugstar, Manatees and Geisha), KLÄMP “Spine” from debut s/t cassette album via Box Records
  • Christchurch, New Zealand garage rock band featuring Salad Boys guitarist Joe Sampson and notorious front person Andrew ‘Ox’ O’Connell (The Palace of Wisdom), Pavlov’s Puss “Charlie Dealt In Pharmaceuticals” from upcoming “Comfort Food” album via Melted Ice Cream
  • Brisbane, Australia fuzzy punk noise-rock TAPE/OFF “Work Xmas Party” new single
  • Saint Petersburg, Russia indie/post-punk/dream pop/ shoegaze/guitar rock band Ищейка [Isheika] ‘Лета не было’ new single
  • Brisbane, Australia jangle/guitar/indie-pop 5-piece DUMB THINGS “Today Tonight” taken from the upcoming sophomore album “Time Again” via Coolin’ by Sound
  • Columbus, Ohio indie-rock/shoegaze duo The Cordial Sins “Cruel” from upcoming EP “In Memory”
  • Polish dream pop/garage all-girl trio from Poznań, HER SIDE – “Angel” from the album “Reflections” on Trzy Szóstki
  • Chicago’s bedroom pop/jangle/dream-pop project of Kenneth Foss, aka TEEN BLUSH “Ghost” new single
  • Bloomington, Indiana indie/power-pop project of Amy Oelsner, aka AMY O “Crushed” from the upcoming album “Shell” on Winspear.
  • UK shoegaze/dream pop trio from Exeter, SOOT SPRITE “Day Job” from new sophomore EP ‘’Sharp Tongue’’ on Specialist Subject Records
  • Argentina‘s indie/noise-pop solo project Niniö Ayer “Los Días” from the new EP “Último Encuentro” via Hikikomori Discos
  • Melbourne, Australia indie/guitar pop duo Emma Russack & Lachlan Denton “Catch” from the incoming album “Take The Reigns” on Bobo Integral
  • Brisbane, Australia jangle-folk 5-piece Full Power Happy Hour “Complicit” from debut EP “Fun”
  • UK-based acoustic/power pop/indie-pop singer/songwriter SUPER 8 “I Just Wanna Be Me” from “Head Sounds – The EP”
  • Philadelphia indie/dream pop project of multi-instrumentalist, Gregory James, aka The Skating Party “Blonde Faith” new single
  • Moscow, Russia dream-pop/psych-pop band Kosmos Na Potolke (Космос На Потолке) “Iskra” from V/A “Russian Tour 4” cassette compilation on Belka Records
  • Melbourne-based, Australian/Russian/New Zealander fuzz-pop/psych-pop 5-piece KOSMETIKA “Ya Uedu” from the upcoming debut LP ”Pop Soap” out Nov 1st, 2019 on Roolette Records
  • Hull, UK dream pop/shoegaze band BDRMM “Heaven” off the debut EP ‘If Not, When?’ out now via Sonic Cathedral
  • Montreal based art/psych/jangle/guitar pop band CORRIDOR “Pow” from the upcoming LP “Junior” on Sub Pop
  • Brooklyn, New York psychedelic rock trio MARY VISION “Yes It Is” new single via Taxi Gauche Records
  • Adelaide, Australia sitar/psychedelic rock trio SONS OF ZÖKU “Dead Poets” new single
  • London, UK cumbia garage rock all-girl 5-piece Los Bitchos ‘‘The Link Is About To Die’’ new single produced by Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) via Bad Vibrations                                                                                         
  • Belgian indie/slacker pop band Orange Black “Rio” from the album “It’s Electric” on dear.deer.records
  • Greek guitar-based desert/alternative rock band from Athens, Deaf Radio – “Animals” second single from Deaf Radio’s sophomore album “Modern Panic” due for release on November 15th
  • Nashville‘s alt indie songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Soren Bryce, aka TUMMYACHE “Commonplace” new single on Poor Man Records
  • Athens-based, Greek /Australian electronic/dream pop duo of RΠЯ and Jessica Bell, aka Keep Shelly in Athens “Glistening” off of 2-track new single “Bendable / Glistening “
  • Swedish dreamy electronic/ambient/chill-out producer SHAH – ”Nocturne” new single
  • Melbourne-based ambient/dream pop artist Sandy Hsu “St. Venus” from the new EP “She Comes to Me in a Fever Dream” via Healthy Tapes