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New UK Dates: Neon Indian

Whether you label it as ’80s-inspired synth-pop or chillwave, Alan Palomo (Neon Indian) is one of the premiere talents within the style. He recently announced several UK tour dates for November: 15th: BRIGHTON, Sticky Mik...
 
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Washed Out – Within and Without (2011)

Like many groups propelled by a string of excellent EPs to open their careers, Ernest Greene experienced a boatload of hype leading up to his debut full-length. Under the alias of Washed Out, he has been at the forefront of the...

 
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Dream-Pop Takes Flight, Pt. 2

This generation of dream-pop artists are more successful than most genre revivalists, which aside from great songwriting can be attributed to dream-pop’s straying from anything resembling “outdated”. In the re...
 
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Dan and Joel’s Games

In crafting what is deemed personally nostalgic, Dan Lopatin and Joel Ford share a fondness with many others in their late 20s or early 30s. Young enough to remember the ’80s peaks, yet too old to concern themselves with ...

 
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Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Before Today (2010)

After dozens of hand-crafted releases, Ariel Pink has emerged with an exceptional album that polishes up his lo-fi production values without sacrificing the ingenious songwriting and domineering personality that brought him acc...
 
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Grow Your Gauntlet Hair

Forest Family Records, created by the brains behind Gorilla vs Bear and Weekly Tape Deck, tends to show a penchant for timely pop music. Their previous 7″, Go Outside by Cults, had most critics gushing over its exuberant ...

 
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Ariel Pink: An Essential Introduction

Ariel Pink is one of the most prominent causes of the recent “chillwave” movement, where recent artists like Washed Out, Neon Indian, and Memory Cassette have paid subtle tribute to Pink's incredible past work. This introductio...
 
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Phantom Power

Eric Littman is a complete unknown at this point. Little more than a paragraph of information is available online about his project, Phantom Power, and I actually do not know how it got in my hands in the first place. It could ...