All posts tagged: dream pop

Listen to Swimming Tapes’ ‘What’s On Your Mind’

London’s Swimming Tape have built up a strong reputation for spawning some of the dreamiest indie tunes around. Havings shared their track ‘Queen’s Parade’ a couple months back, the band return with their latest soothing single ‘What’s On Your Mind’. Like the feeling of a gentle ocean breeze, the the lush soundscape is roped with delicate melodies and sun-soaked guitar liners that put you in the most comforting state. ‘What’s On Your Mind’ is out via B3SCI Records/Hive Records. Have a listen. Read more […]

ColoRising Mixes 32: Griff Lynch

Aside from having recorded amazing music with the Welsh band Yr Ods, Griff Lynch has continued to create cultural bridges, performing songs in his native language, reeling listeners into the utterly magnificent offerings from the beautiful Wales land. Musically gliding between everything ranging from indie to electronica, it would do injustice to try to pin Griff Lynch down to any one specific box. However, his flawless tying between sometimes not so happy themes with contrasting, vibrant rhythms is a part of the listening wonder.

ColoRising Mixes 32: Griff Lynch

Aside from having recorded amazing music with the Welsh band Yr Ods, Griff Lynch has continued to create cultural bridges, performing songs in his native language, reeling listeners into the utterly magnificent offerings from the beautiful Wales land. Musically gliding between everything ranging from indie to electronica, it would do injustice to try to pin Griff Lynch down to any one specific box. However, his flawless tying between sometimes not so happy themes with contrasting, vibrant rhythms is a part of the listening wonder.

Check Out TRASH’s Latest Song ’81’

Chesterfield band TRASH follow up their song ‘Migraines’ with another slice of indie/dream pop magic with their new single ’81’. Taken from their upcoming self-titled EP, the track jumps out the seams with shining guitar play and vocals soaked in reverb, providing a warmth that is comforting and sonically pleasing. The track is currently out via Clue Records. In a press statement regarding ’81’, TRASH wrote: “When you’re 81 and you’ve had no fun it’s gonna be too late. Most of the Read more […]

Wy Interview

Moody and dreamy; to fully appreciate the music of Wy is to be open to the true act of feeling. Their sound, a deeply lush and moving touch of indie and pop, is presented with honesty and sheer passion.

Comprised of singer Ebba Ågren and Michel Gustafsson, the Malmö-based couple made their debut with the beautiful single ‘In Bloom’.

NIGHT OWLS Bring Forth Their Dreamy Track ‘Out Of My Head’

When Leeds band NIGHT OWLS released their debut EP ‘INFORMALDEHYDE’, they were slinging out raw and loud sounds of grunge. Things have musically appeared to make a slight turn as the group have now unveiled their new track titled ‘Out Of My Head’. Opting for more of a dreamy shoegaze fronting, gone are the fast, fuzzy guitar riffs but rather mellow strums and easing vocals. Definitely promising with their new direction, ‘Out Of My Head’ is out now via Till Deaf Do us Party Records.

Lola Marsh Unveil New Single ‘Wishing Girl’

Tel Aviv has been exploding with acts releasing great music across various styles and genre. Duo Lola Marsh have definitely been among that bands delivering an excellent array of indie pop stemming back to last year’s EP ‘You’re Mine’. With members Yael Shoshana Cohen and Gil Landau set to release their debut album ‘Remember Roses’, the pair have shared their latest piece entitled ‘Wishing Girl’. Bursting with shining pop melodies, there is a hugging warmth embedded in the organic instrumentation, making this an absolute winner.

Listen to KOY’s Addicting Single ‘Heat’

Artistry oozes from the pores of St. Petersburg-born, Germany-raised Victoria Trunova. Having previously released blissful music with her project Hanna & Kerttu, her new work under the name KOY is a dreamy hybrid of sounds that is organically refreshing and ethereal. Presenting her new release entitled ‘Heat’, the Matias Tellez-produced tune is a lovely ride of dream pop, atmospheric electronica, club and even a splash of new wave. Factor in KOY’s angelic vocals and what you have is an absolutely brilliant first offering from the singer and musician. If this is a taste of what’s to come then we can hardly wait for her next delivery. ‘Heat’ is out now. Check it out.

Strange Hellos ‘Monumental’ Video

With a new album coming this year, Norwegian band Strange Hellos have shared their latest video ‘Monumental’. Depicting a couple and their passions, the guy being a kick boxer and the woman being a painter, the lead male trains intensely for a fight day in and day out, only to ultimately tap out in the match. Touching on the video, director Jon Hartvedt wrote: “Love comes in layers! A monumental love can have multiple meanings. So I tried to capture the love between a couple and what they Read more […]

Check Out STACEY’s ‘First Move’

In late 2013, Toronto singer STACEY dropped her self-titled debut EP, a mellow dealing of mood-driven pop. Making her return with a fresh, new single called ‘First Move’, the sultry song deals with the beginning stages of getting to know someone before completely crossing the line of love. Led by STACEY’s slick vocals and hazy pop production, the track is taken from her forthcoming EP. Have a listen.