Articles tagged dream pop

Lana Del Rey’s “Love” in the Era of Trump

"Love" makes me wonder if we've misheard Del Rey's use of nostalgia, mistaking it for the rose-colored (and heart-shaped) variety when instead it produces a fog.

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Methyl Ethel: Everything Is Forgotten

Methyl Ethel might not forge anything very unique in their introspection, yet their power to possess still manages to yield results.

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15 Mar 2017 // 11:04 AM

Lorde - “Green Light” (Singles Going Steady)

Lorde's "Green Light" is the kind of song that will be remembered.

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15 Mar 2017 // 2:30 AM

The Shins: Heartworms

Heartworms is a sonic course correction from 2012's Port of Morrow, but the songwriting is still spotty, so it's simply too little, too late.

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Jay Som: Everybody Works

Jay Som has made a glorious bummer of an indie rock record.

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Tennis: Yours Conditionally

Tennis's fourth LP adds nuance, definition, and depth to their already well-established sound.

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Lost in Stars - “All We Ever Wanted Was Everything” feat. Kid Moxie (premiere)

Lost in Stars pairs with Kid Moxie for a dream poppy electronic single, "All We Ever Wanted Was Everything".

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27 Feb 2017 // 4:34 PM

Lana Del Rey - “Love” (Singles Going Steady)

"Love" is another wistful chapter in Lana Del Rey’s songbook, nostalgic, bittersweet, and benefiting from Del Rey’s affinity for all things heartbreaking.

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22 Feb 2017 // 12:20 PM

Little Dragon - “High” (Singles Going Steady)

Little Dragon knows how to take things much further than this.

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Hayley Kiyoko - “Palace” (Justin Caruso Remix) (premiere)

Justin Caruso remixes "Palace", an earworm of a synthpop tune from pop artist Hayley Kiyoko.

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16 Feb 2017 // 1:00 PM

Grimes - “Venus Fly” feat. Janelle Monáe (Singles Going Steady)

As full-on intergalactic goddesses, Grimes and Janelle Monáe echo and spit fire against resounding beats and electric strings.

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Tim Bowness on Exploring (and Avoiding) the ‘Ghost Light’

Tim Bowness is putting out some of the most inspired music of his career. But on his new solo album, he tells the story of a musician "locked into one point in history".

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9 Feb 2017 // 2:00 PM

Wild Beasts - “Alpha Female” (Singles Going Steady)

The freedom of the women cuts through the whole video with clean energy and confidence that lifts spirits and is undeniable.

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Miniature Tigers: I Dreamt I Was a Cowboy

Miniature Tigers try out romantic bedroom indie-pop while rejuvenating their penchant for strange sounds.

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The 10 Best Shoegaze and Dream Pop Albums of 2016

Twenty years on, in 2016, shoegaze -- and its demure twin sister, dream pop -- is a continuing presence and influence on guitar music.

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The Radio Dept.: Running Out of Love

Running Out of Love is an exceptional political document that takes on the current state of the world.

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27 Oct 2016 // 10:48 AM

Twin Limb - ‘Haplo’ (album stream) (premiere)

Louisville's Twin Limb offer up their new album of Surrealist dream pop before heading out on the road with Jim James.

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C Duncan: The Midnight Sun

The Scottish composer's latest effort takes on a more electronic direction without necessarily abandoning his penchant for dreamlike orchestrations.

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The Radio Dept.: Running Out of Love

The Radio Dept. take on the political crises of the day with megalithic electronic epics, adding another essential release to their discography.

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Las Kellies: Friends and Lovers

All the way from Buenos Aires, the dreamy post-punk trio delivers another fine collection of fuzzy, melodic garage rock.

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