Articles tagged dream pop

Cigarettes After Sex: Cigarettes After Sex

The Brooklyn-based quartet's smokey-eyed songs breathe with dark nuance, each devastating track allowing Greg Gonzalez’s seductive voice, one of elegant, epicene beauty, to blossom and dance in the shadows.

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20 Jun 2017 // 2:30 AM

Lorde: Melodrama

Lorde continues to mine the uncertainties of youth, the tribulations of romance, and an ambivalence toward partying on her revelatory sophomore album.

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London Grammar: Truth Is a Beautiful Thing

While compelling, London Grammar did not exactly sound wildly original when they first emerged in 2013. In 2017, it is even harder to find a context for their work.

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15 Jun 2017 // 9:11 AM

Ride: Weather Diaries

Oxford’s dreaming sons erase their ending with an album that is fondly unfamiliar and more rewarding for it.

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7 Jun 2017 // 9:00 AM

Now Hear This!: Hoops

The guitars ring with lo-fi charm and some would easily compare Hoops to the basement pop madness of Ariel Pink. This band has something to say and one of the catchiest albums of the year.

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Sleep Party People - “Lingering Eyes” (audio) (premiere)

Denmark's Sleep Party People return with a fourth album and a dreamy new single, "Lingering Eyes".

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Slowdive Sell Out Brooklyn and Release Bonus Song “30th June”

Although sound issues delayed their set on the second night, Slowdive put on an unforgettable show in Brooklyn, or rather two shows.

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23 May 2017 // 8:37 AM

Takashi Miyaki: The Dream

The Dream could loosely be described as a shoegaze dreampop album, though that doesn't even begin to touch the number of genres and styles that show up in one form or another.

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Nightlands: I Can Feel the Night Around Me

Lush harmonies combine with retro-style synths on the gorgeous third album from Dave Hartley's Nightlands.

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10 May 2017 // 2:30 AM

Slowdive: Slowdive

Beneath all the stylish and escapist waves of sound and texture on Slowdive's return, there is a profoundly human core waiting to be sought out and unearthed.

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1 May 2017 // 12:00 PM

Slowdive - “Sugar for the Pill” (Singles Going Steady)

Based on "Sugar for the Pill", Slowdive's forthcoming LP looks like it may be their most nocturnal and reflective yet.

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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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