bedroom pop

DIIV Go Deep on ‘Frog in Boiling Water’

DIIV Go Deep on ‘Frog in Boiling Water’

DIIV’s Frog in Boiling Water aspires to be a statement album, reflecting our zeitgeist of right-wing extremism, global conflict, and environmental collapse.

Laura Wolf Brings Emotional Resonance to Glitches and Samples on ‘Shelf Life’

Laura Wolf Brings Emotional Resonance to Glitches and Samples on ‘Shelf Life’

Laura Wolf takes us on a true sonic adventure, marrying glitchy samples with emotional execution. It makes you want to hear more from this unique voice.

Cathedral Bells Improve Their Bedroom Pop on ‘Everything at Once’

Cathedral Bells Improve Their Bedroom Pop on ‘Everything at Once’

Matt Messore’s latest release covers well-trod territory. But Cathedral Bells’ target dream-pop demographic will devour Everything at Once with relish.

mui zyu’s Debut ‘Rotten Bun for an Eggless Century’ Is Sonically Intriguing

mui zyu’s Debut ‘Rotten Bun for an Eggless Century’ Is Sonically Intriguing

Rotten Bun for an Eggless Century is a sonically interesting solo debut and mui zyu’s captivating voice gives nearly every track a worthwhile melody.

Daily Worker Writes a Strong New Chapter with ‘Autofiction’

Daily Worker Writes a Strong New Chapter with ‘Autofiction’

If you like mid-period Beatles and Byrds, Wilco at their lightest, the Stones at their brightest, and Big Star, you’ll like Daily Worker’s Autofiction.

Sobs’ ‘Air Guitar’  Singapore Pop-Rock With Fortitude

Sobs’ ‘Air Guitar’ Singapore Pop-Rock With Fortitude

Sobs’ Air Guitar is a jubilant, unapologetic salute to dynamic pop-rock for listeners who prefer their bubblegum with a bit more fortitude and viscosity.

Living Hour Embrace “The Feels” on ‘Someday Is Today’

Living Hour Embrace “The Feels” on ‘Someday Is Today’

Canadian dream popsters Living Hour capture grief with sluggish tempos, minor key chord progressions, and numbing moments of disassociation on Someday Is Today.

Producer Eyedress Is Everything Right With Bedroom Pop on ‘Full Time Lover’

Producer Eyedress Is Everything Right With Bedroom Pop on ‘Full Time Lover’

Eyedress’ Full Time Lover takes up-to-date pop sensibilities and keeps them moving in new ways that are not just creatively fruitful but genuinely fun.

Triathalon’s R&B-Adjacent Jams Get a Bit Samey on ‘Spin’

Triathalon’s R&B-Adjacent Jams Get a Bit Samey on ‘Spin’

Adam Intrator’s breathy vocals often mesh quite well with Triathalon’s music on Spin. That uniformity in style can also make every Triathalon track sound the same.

Fanclubwallet’s Debut LP Has the Witty Exuberance of a Comic Book

Fanclubwallet’s Debut LP Has the Witty Exuberance of a Comic Book

Fanclubwallet’s first record, You Have Got to Be Kidding Me, litters cartoonish bedroom-pop melee with sober self-examinations.

Elliott Page and Mark Rendall Break Out the Omnichord to Spread Joy

Elliott Page and Mark Rendall Break Out the Omnichord to Spread Joy

The eponymous three-song EP Mark and Elliott is simply the most fun, upbeat musical way possible to end off a summer we all desperately needed.

Lucca Dohr’s “Winter’s Coming” Takes Broken Hearts Beachside

Lucca Dohr’s “Winter’s Coming” Takes Broken Hearts Beachside

Los Angeles’ bedroom popster Lucca Dohr turns the page on summer and romance with “Winter’s Coming”, his first single since 2020’s Norwich EP.