Rev Magnetic : Versus Universe

The debut album by quartet Rev Magnetic buzzes with light-headed glee. Versus Universe follows in the grand tradition of symphonic psych pop bands like Mercury Rev, Polyphonic Spree, the Flaming Lips, and to some degree Spiritualized. There’s a mixture of modern electronics with the hallucinogenic sweetness of acid-burnt pop. Rev Magnetic is the brainchild of […]

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Tamaryn : Dreaming The Dark

I have a soft spot for 80s pop radio. Sure, in 1987 I was the kid sitting on the bus heading to middle school with headphones on and a copy of Anthrax’ State Of Euphoria in my Sony Walkman. But side A would end and before I could flip to side B I could hear […]

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Lauren Lakis Readies New Album ‘Sad Girl Breakfast’: Listen To “Right Now”

Singer/songwriter Lauren Lakis is readying the follow-up to her highly-acclaimed debut album FEROCIOUS. Sad Girl Breakfast will be dropping 4/5/19 on Cavity Search Records. First single “Right Now” is out, and it’s a stunning song. Hints of late-80s and early-90s shoegaze, dream pop, and slowcore come thru on the baritone guitar-driven track. Lakis’ vocals are […]

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Grivo : Elude

Austin band Grivo work in musically darker, methodical corners. Tempos are a slow dirge and melodies are jagged melancholy mixed with an emotional turmoil being an adult in these times brings. Guitars chime and reverberate as bass and drums rumble along, while the vocals feel almost whispered in the mix. Guitarist/singer Timothy Heck is our […]

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Single Lash : Providence

Single Lash are an Austin-based shoegaze/dream-pop outfit that fills the void with cavernous, reverb-drenched guitar, eloquent vocals, cascading drums, and tasteful keys. Their sound sits comfortably with the likes of Lush, early Cure, Cocteau Twins, and Straitjacket Fits(in-particular their beautiful Melt.) Nicolas Nadeau, the front man, main songwriter, and guitarist for Single Lash started the […]

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Dorias Baracca : Dorias Baracca

You probably haven’t heard the name Dorias Baracca before. They were a shoegaze/dream pop band that formed in Odense, Denmark way back in 2007 by a group of young friends. They were inspired by the giants of the genre that came before them; Slowdive, My Bloody Valentine, Ride, and the like. In 2010 Dorias Baracca […]

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