Tijuana-based duo Mint Field are a musical pair who should definitely be on your radar. With their debut LP ‘Pasar De Las Luces’ landing Feb 23rd on Innovative Leisure, these girls are delivering excellent psych, shoegaze and dream pop sounds. Their latest single ‘Quiero Otoño de Nuevo’ is a perfect reflection of these styles whipped into one exciting package.
Mint Field have also shared the video to ‘Quiero Otoño de Nuevo’. The visuals feature a guy who facilitates the imagery on billboards, eventually finding himself struggling to remove a message that has now popped up on the screen, broadcasting it to the the outside world. You definitely wouldn’t want to be in his position! And for the record, pressing the ESC button on the keyboard clearly doesn’t always solve the problem. Have a look.
Rising Australian star Hatchie has unleashed the video for her current single ‘Sure’. Directed by Joe Agius, Hatchie performs the song with a band whilst surrounded by multiple televisions flickering about. The dreamy track itself comes simultaneously with the news of her signing to Heavenly Recordings. There is also an upcoming EP sliding down the pipeline.
Anyone who is a product of the 80s and early 90s will remember the importance of the cassette tape and the Sony Walkman. A key component to the state of music listening mobility, Hamburg-based band Kraków Loves Adana return with a dedication the cassette tape titled ‘Rapture’. Taken from their forthcoming LP ‘Songs After The Blue’, the duo have also shared a video for the single. Directed by Ebba Ågren, the video features the stylishly dressed singer Deniz Cicek moving about town whilst listening to the classic Walkman, as well as dancing in joy.
Greek band Tango With Lions have built a firm foundation of dreamy pop and indie, making them one of Greece’s highlighted groups within the past seven years. Releasing their applauded debut LP ‘Verba Time’ back in 2010, with their second album ‘A Long Walk’ released in 2013, Tango With Lions eventually took a break. Fast forward five years and the group led by frontwoman Kat Papachristou have made their return with a third album entitled ‘The Light’. Constructed of nine songs which play like stories, the record is an emotive and cinematic Ferris wheel revolving around at times joyous and other times melancholic rhythms that are effortlessly tied together through polished instrumentation and Papachristou’s sleek vocals.
Melbourne-based Amaya Laucirica is an artist who has been releasing incredible music for a number of years now. With her fourth album ‘Rituals’ landing March 2nd, Laucirica has recently shared her latest single ‘All Of Our Time’. An airy treat of dream pop, the slow grooving tune is accompanied by acoustic guitar strums, a tender bass line and Amaya Laucirica’s breezy vocals. Musically consistent with a sound that we have grown to know her for, you can you stream ‘All Of Our Time’ down at that bottom.
Harriette Pilbeam better known as Hatchie, has been a fave among critics stemming back to her track ‘Try’. Bringing forth her second single ‘Sure’ a few weeks back, she unveils the video for the track. Directed by Joe Agius, Hatchie performs the song with her band on a set decorated with flickering television sets. Yellow lighting help to create an atmosphere that matches her dreamy sound. Have a look. Read more […]
London-based Everything by Electricity is a group who have been captivating listeners for over the past four years now. Fronted by Siberia-raised singer, multi-instrumentalist, producer and founder Yulia Bizyukova, along with drummer Manoela Alencastro and Daniel on bass and synths, the group capture everything lush, warm and frankly great about dream pop. Sew in linings of new wave and indie and what you get is EbE’s otherworldly and rich sound that bursts through the speakers with sheer gaiety.
London-based trio Everything by Electricity has been playing around the scene for a number of years. Having already drawn a fan base, the band have shared their new, dreamy pop single ‘Last Day Of The Sun’. Splashed with fuzzy synths, warm guitar riffs and lush, echoing vocals, the sun-soaked track is a lush and vibrant delivery from the group, who will instantly become one of your faves. Have a listen. Read more […]
Belgian pair Esther & Fatou make a remarkable debut with their single ‘At Night’. An epic and heroic dream pop cut, rich, soothing vocals are complimented by thunderous, tribal drums and triumphant horns, perfectly fitting for a movie score. Produced by Gaetan Vandewoude, ‘At Night’ is currently out via [PIAS] Belgium. Touching on the song, Esther & Fatou stated: “The track was inspired by a nighttime walk through the city, when we began to wonder about ourselves and other people. In a Read more […]
Comprised of Guto Pryce and Lindsey Leven, Cardiff-based duo Gulp have released a number of dreamy pop meets psychedelic cuts over the past few years. Their new single ‘Morning Velvet Sky’ is no exception. Taking elements of 90s indie club, the tune is a lifting and stimulating piece of music that raises your soul to the heavens. Mixed by none other than Luke Abbot, ‘Morning Velvet Sky’ will be featured on Gulp’s forthcoming album slated for 2018. Have a listen. Read more […]