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Scenius – Breezing Through it

New track from the electro duo

The Reds, Pinks and Purples – Unwishing Well


lo-fi indie pop

Destiny Stopped Screaming – The Life And Times Of Adrian Borland. Book – by Simon Heavisides.

Ultimate book on the cult, post-punk figure

First Glances – The Stilted Lodger


First Glances – Future Nostalgia

Dreampop keeps falling on my head

The Jesus and Mary Chain – Glasgow Eyes

Fuzz Club

a celebration of arch malingering

Hollywood Bedsheets – We Aren’t Who We Are

Hit the road with this Ameri/Belgian, indie quartet.

Diamond Day – Connect The Dots


putting the D into Dreampop

First Glances – Diamond Day

Quebecian dreampop/shoegaze newcomers

First Glances – Newmoon

a new slice of Belgian shoegaze

Scenius – I Want More

New single from the synth pair

The Quintessential: The Blue Nile.

The Blue Nile – in five.

Feral Family – Without Motion

Blush Response

the latest wave of post-punk is a dark one

The Umbrellas – “fairweather friend”


happy when it rains?

Allman Brown – Second Son (Part One) EP


folk inspired, soulful pop balladry

Gavin Fearnley’s Albums Of 2023

Our writer lists continue.

Editor’s Albums of 2023

List time! Twist time.

The Veldt – Illuminated, 1989

Little Cloud Records / 5BC Records

Long overdue release for the lost dreampop album created with Robin Guthrie.

Hessien – The Alchemist

Sound In Silence

a journey through static and haze

Black Swan Lane – Dead Souls Collide


The best band that you don’t know? They just got better.