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Archive for July, 2018
Top Albums

Best Albums of 2015: #11-20

Albums #11 to #20 of 2015 are covered as we head toward the Top 10.
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze

Best Albums of 2015: #21-30

Passing the half-way point as we recap the best albums of 2015, a stylistically eclectic year for sure.

Dream-Pop + Shoegaze

Best Albums of 2015: #31-40

Albums 31 to 40 are revealed as we continue our countdown of 2015's best albums.
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze

Best Albums of 2015: #41-50

The top 50 albums of 2015 are unveiled, with write-ups and audio, starting with the first ten.


Mason – “Flaws” (produced by FortuneWest)

Songwriter/rapper Mason and producer FortuneWest have teamed up again for the forthcoming EP Gods We Were, the second EP from the duo (after the release of Free Spirits a year ago). Their new track “Flaws” is a spar...

Some Gifts – “All Washed Up”

“Nostalgia” is the first word spoken on “All Washed Up”, an apt choice considering Some Gifts’ penchant for quality nostalgic sounds cultivated from some older alt-rock inspirations, including Supe...


Angela Burns – “It’s Sad”

Angela Burns’ “Napoleon” caught my attention a few weeks ago, producing a darkly intoxicating take on female-fronted grunge and alternative-rock that would have soared high with acts like L7, Babes in Toyland,...
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze

Future Myth – “Little Voice” / “Cold Season”

Future Myth are a four-piece from San Jose who are releasing their debut EP, Flashbulb Memories, on January 29th. Their first two singles, “Little Voice” and “Cold Season”, show the group as a highly cap...


Lärmheim – “Video Game Soundtrack”

Swiss electronic artist Henri de Saussure performs under the name Lärmheim, producing a very impressive form of experimental electronica that conjures striking atmospheres and melodically stirring developments. Lärmheim’s...

Ironwoods – “Crystal Math”

Ironwoods by Ironwoods Ironwoods are a band from Hawaii who just put out a very impressive eponymous album. Their combination of dexterous math-rock and alt-rock remind of The Wrens and Modest Mouse, especially with the frequen...