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Posts Tagged ‘Dream-pop’

An interview with Japanese singer Cuushe about the making of Girl / You Know That I am Here / But the Dream

Three years after the release of her captivating debut album Red Rocket Telepathy, contemporary Japanese dream-pop singer Cuushe is back with a new EP of bewitching remixes...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Cuushe by Sam Parr
Cuushe by Sam Parr.

Japanese singer Cuushe releases an extended EP, Girl / You Know That I am Here / But the Dream, featuring remixes of her dreamy vocals set against psychedelic ambient sounds. These are the chillwave tunes that should be soundtracking a hazy summertime. Now all we need is the sun…

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What inspires your dream pop?
I think my musician friends and things that I'm moved by emotionally, inspire me.

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What kind of music did you grow up listening to and falling in love with?
I have an older brother (by 7 years), so I listened to a lot of what he played when I was little, which was 80's Japanese pop songs. My mum wanted me to play piano songs from 60’s & 70's movie soundtracks as if… read more

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Album Review: James Pants

Krautrock, Kraftwerk and shoegaze. With added extras. It shouldn't work, but it does - when electro auteur James Pants is at the helm.

Written by Cari Steel

All artwork courtesy of James Pants I must confess, I have been a bit over focused on just one genre of music recently; pretty much every track that I have […]

Album Review: The Magic Numbers

Having hooked us with with an entrancing blend of 60's melodies and church group harmonies, The Magic Numbers then disappeared for a few years. Popping up with a new album and tour, do they still have the same charm? And beards?

Written by Rachel Clare

The Magic Numbers – The Runaway released July 26th on Heavenly Records So it’s welcome back to our favourite hirsute sibling popstrels The Magic Numbers. One of those bands who […]

The High Wire – The Sleep Tape – Album Review

Debut album from British dream-pop trio, a woozy aural landscape that thumps as much as murmurs

Written by Ian Steadman

Is it really such a curse to receive the praise of Chris Martin? Does supporting one of the world’s biggest bands on an arena tour constitute something to be embarrassed […]

Dimbleby & Capper – Interview

An unsigned singer with a backing band of birds, making some mighty beat-filled dream-pop

Written by Ian Steadman

Illustrations by Daniel Almeroth A surprisingly balmy (well, if 14 degrees can constitute ‘balmy’) evening at the Hoxton Bar & Kitchen beckoned me in last week, where I was promised […]

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart

London, Live Show

Written by Cari Steel

Watching their electric performance at The Garage, I immediately understood why all the major music publications are getting their knickers in a twist over The Pains of Being Pure At […]

Walkabout: Soundtrack Your Summer

Atlas Sound/ Panda Bear Collaboration, Dream Pop, Dream Team

Written by Roisin Conway

I’m not sure why summer feels like it needs a soundtrack more than autumn, winter or spring, but come June I find myself frantically making mix tapes for people so […]

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Two Sunsets by Pastels/Tenniscoats- Pinky Blue Green Serene

Album Review, Tokyo/Glasgow

Written by Roisin Conway

Every so often something arrives on my desk that makes my heart joyfully skip a beat… the last time it happened was grizzly grey Tuesday morning when my eyes fell […]