Category Archives: dream-pop

Luna Pines release new single Spring

Originally formed by 3 passionate female Leeds based producers, Luna Pines showcase modern electronica and refined dream pop and mix it with ambient, almost post-rock echoes. Influences ranging from Explosions In The Sky to Beach House can be felt across their debut EP ‘The … Continue reading

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She’s a Rose –  Sailing Stones (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Names can be an important choice for any artist and, if you are one of those people who likes to read meaning into an artist’s chosen moniker, well, you can read a lot of meaning into an artist’s chosen moniker. … Continue reading

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Victory –  Emotive Grey (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I have had an influx of dreamy, soundscaping tracks of late which fall more into the realms of soundtrack or film score than they readily sit under the title of song, but few have ticked as many boxes for me … Continue reading

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Scene and Heard – CCLXXXII: Holy Now – Wasuremono (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

You can trust Wasuremono to be both right on the current zeitgeist but still way out ahead of the pack when it comes to any video that accompanies their gloriously beguiling music. So only a day after watching Ready Player … Continue reading

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Undone / I Don’t Know Why I Love You – Soft Science (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

At that point where the haze of shoegaze meets the pristine lines of pop, where cool of the underground overlaps with the more discerning end of the commercial music machine, where the dream-like meets the danceable, you find Soft Science. … Continue reading

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Blue – Dani (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I’ve long been an advocate of modern pop becoming influenced by older and more alternative dream-pop forces. Keep the production values and infectiousness of the modern sound but soften its edges and haze things out a bit with those sonic … Continue reading

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Chandelier –  autumn (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Chandelier is an album which reminds us that the post-punk and gothic originators from which autumn, at least in part take their lead, were essentially pop bands, although ones not afraid to revel in a quirkiness and outsider stance. And … Continue reading

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Lucy Mason shares stunning new single

Following her critically acclaimed 2017 EP, dream-pop soloist Lucy Mason has returned with her brand new single for ‘Save Your Breath’. A storming 2017 saw Lucy Mason not only achieve what many others can only dream but also overcome her … Continue reading

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Volker – Blurred City Lights (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Dean Garcia’s post and parallel Curve career is a CV which demonstrably shows that he has never been someone to rest on his laurels and coast on past achievements. Bands such as The Secret Meeting and more recently SPC ECO … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes –  Cherry Coloured (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The wonderful Cherry Coloured is back with a song which blends the usual dreamy, ambient soundscaping with something slightly more driven, slightly more tangible. Without abandoning the washed ambience and tentative tones, Paper Cranes is instead built on a throbbing, … Continue reading

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