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Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Black Partridge

Black Partridge comprises two brothers from Illinois. The duo have a unique sound that fuses lo-fi rock and pop with caressing sentiments of shoegaze and dream-pop. The older brother, Vito, plays the bass guitar while Mick take...
 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

F Is For Fall and Folk

Melyssa takes a look at a handful of unexposed folk artists, with their new releases serving as very suitable autumn listening. A one-man project produces engaging lush folk with electronic infusions, a duo combines ethereal ha...

 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Girls – Father, Son, Holy Ghost (2011)

Twangy rock with hints of country and alternative was prominent on Girls’ excellent Broken Dreams Club EP. The sound recalled the likes of Ryan Adams and Matthew Sweet while remaining true to Girls’ eclectic pop approach. They ...
 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Odes to the ’80s

Ceremony, Burning Hearts, and Memory Tapes are three different artists with very different sounds. Their influences certainly intersect though, allowing the material to sound like creative odes rather than blend replications of...

 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

The New Division

Few artists can top the sheer moodiness of ’80s groups that teetered on the edge of post-punk and newly concocted electronic-pop. New Order and Depeche Mode are generally the most cited in this regard, and they are often ...
 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Teenage Panzerkorps

Teenage Panzerkorps are more than revivalists in the songwriting sense. Their sounds recall the kraut-rock of Can and Neu! with a cutting-edge lo-fi allure, vast and tributary enough to appear like a fusion of albums one obtain...

 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Albums for Autumn, Pt. 2

Here we go again. The first “Albums for Autumn” feature went well, providing a good variety of albums new and old that are best suited for autumnal listening. As I said in that post, these albums are recommended to be listened ...
 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Warpaint for The Fool

I have no complaints about post-punk fetishism. If an artist justifies their attempts to replicate the dark, grumbling moodiness of bands like The Chameleons UK or Joy Division, then listeners are generally treated to polished ...

 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Altar Eagle

Altar Eagle are content under layers of gauziness, the duo’s music emitting the type of confidence and nostalgic yearning that triggered attention for Beach House, Cold Cave, and other recent breakouts known for their sim...
 
Dream-Pop + Shoegaze
 

Thrushes Tackle Shoegaze and Post-Rock on Their Debut

It amazes me how some bands can take a sweet and angelic voice and layer it over multiple rough aggressions of guitars, rapid percussion, and tireless bass lines; somehow presenting the effect of creating a musical atmosphere t...