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Posts Tagged ‘Chillwave’

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…

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

Cuushe album cover
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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An interview with Terracotta Blue: talking new album Takoma Park

Meet Jay, the musical mastermind behind the mellifluous Terracotta Blue album Takoma Park. He's one talented man.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Healer by Terracotta Blue. Illustration by Geo Law. From the enigmatic thump of Arcade to the Japanese inflected strings of Healer, murmuring beats of Lake Autumn and blissed out vocals […]

An interview with Fairewell and review of debut album Poor, Poor Grendel

Johnny White is solely responsible for the beatific sounds of Fairewell. In this interview he explains how he's influenced by a combination of heavy metal and the magic of being a young child.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Fairewell by Jacqueline Valencia. The debut album from Fairewell starts with the beauteous tones of Grendel, after which the album is named. It’s the soporific sounds of a thousand voices, […]

Album review and interview with Swedish duo Pallers: The Sea of Memories

New Scandinavian chillwave from a talented duo. Welcome to the blissed out world of Pallers.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pallers by Shauna McGowan. The upcoming album from Swedish duo Pallers is a blissed out slice of wonder. The Sea of Memories opens with Another Heaven and indeed listening to […]

Album Review – Chad Valley: Equatorial Ultravox

The beautiful new Chillwave of Equatorial Ultravox by Chad Valley is out now on Loose Lips records. Chad Valley is Oxford based Hugo Manuel and he'll be playing at this year's Truck Festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

From the teasing synths of opener Now That I’m Real (How Does It Feel?) to the closing wails of Shapeless it is clear that this new super long length EP […]

Review: Dot-to-Dot Festival 2010, Nottingham

Britain's best regional city-centred venue festival, returning for another edition with some of today's best up-and-coming and established bands

Written by Ian Steadman

Another year, another bank holiday at the start of the summer, and another edition of the Dot-to-Dot Festival, a sprawling mess of bands and audience occupying venues and bars in […]