Posts tagged "Shoegaze"

Natural Wonder Beauty Concept – Sword

Ana Roxanne and Brian Piñeyro, AKA DJ Python, may fall on opposite ends of the musical spectrum, but that only makes their joint project Natural Wonder Beauty Concept all the more captivating. On their first single, Sword, they find a middle ground between Roxanne’s dream pop aesthetic and Piñeyro’s dembow-inspired

Singaporean glitch pop artist Yeule staked a claim for alt-pop stardom with last year’s beguiling and brilliant Glitch Princess, an album that fused her sonic interests into a singular style that sounded incredibly future focussed. One of those interests was a shoegaze, soft-rock sensibility, noticeable in the mellow way her

After seven long years, M83’s new album Fantasy has finally arrived, and it’s a sonic journey that sees Anthony Gonzalez going in search of himself. The album marks a fusion of his past selves, blending the shoegaze style of Saturdays=Youth and Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming with some of the unconventional

UK songwriter and producer Clarence Clarity is best known for his work behind the scenes of other artists. In particular, his creative partnership with Rina Sawayama put Clarity on the map as one of the most innovative pop producers in the game today. His own work falls somewhere near the

It’s a good time for nostalgia. Perhaps more than ever, the trend cycle has been ever revolving, constantly being given life by way of algorithms and lockdown induced boredom. Currently, we’re somewhere between the late 90’s and 2005. Current rising trends seem to suggest the later end of that spectrum,

Producer Helado Negro has dropped a new music video for the track Hometown Dream from his latest album, Far In. This follows Negro’s announcement that he will be embarking on a tour of North America and Europe over the coming months, opening in Texas in April. He will be supported

Image: 4AD To use the term ‘new age,’ to describe the sonic identity that Roberto Carlos Lange, AKA Helado Negro, has crafted over the course of his decade long career may not be without reason. Neither would it be so to suggest that his influence on the sound and direction

Image Ninja Tune Marie Davidson has been on a bit of a journey. Her take on synth driven techno was at once intriguing and charming, heightened by an extensive live hardware setup and unique spoken word approach. Flitting across her knobs and machines, her stage presence was at once enigmatic

Image: Melody As Truth The word that comes to mind when considering the body of work from Los Angeles native Suzanne Kraft is evolving. The producer and multi-instrumentalist has always maintained an aura of L.A cool melancholy, first introduced on 2011’s disco influenced Green Flash EP, then extracted and isolated

Xiu Xiu ft. Liz Harris | A Bottle Of Rum | Polyvinyl Records Release Date: 27 January, 2021 It’s difficult to describe American band Xiu Xiu in simple, straightforward terms when it comes to genre; as any fan will know, the band – currently made up of founding member Jamie

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