Category Archives: Dream Pop

SONG OF THE DAY Happy Axe – Seven Sounds

Planting its melodic roots in your head with its haunting intro, Seven Sounds is the first single from the Australian violinist and singer-songwriter, Emma Kelly – a.k.a Happy Axe.  Tune into its emotive strings and you will be hypnotised by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Field Maps – Cassavetes

Now, if I was to be approached by someone wanting to play me some ‘jangle-wave indie’ chances are I’d not be too phased by the prospect, so why is it I find myself sitting here tonight enjoying just that?  There’s no … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Michael Rault – Dream Song

Edmonton-born and now Montreal-based singer-songwriter and producer, Michael Rault has recently announced his new album.  Releasing next month via Daptone’s subsidiary Wick Records, It’s A New Day Tonight was co-produced and recorded by Daptone’s Wayne Gordon at Daptone’s House of Soul … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Water From Your Eyes – We’re Set Up

Making a dramatic entrance, there’s no messing about with today’s song, it just gets stuck immediately!  Kicking off with some crisp, bold, buzzy beats and a driving, hypnotic bass line, soothing vocals saunter-in to provide a calming and entrancing balance. … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Death And Vanilla – Dioz Delirium

Death and Vanilla emerged in 2010 with a self titled debut EP which was released on CD  with a run of only 100 copies available; needless to say the original is rather rare to come by.  Their sound nestles somewhere … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Unloved – Guilty of Love

If you were to merge the sounds of The Shangri-La’s, Ennio Morricone, Jack Nitzsche, Nino Rota with the electronic music of Raymond Scott, you would get a good idea of what David Holmes’ recent project, the Unloved sounds like! Collaborating … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Born Days – Analogue

I like it when a song really stops you in your tracks and hits you in the face with something good, but sometimes the subtle slow-burners can be just as effective and this is true of today’s song. Upcoming singer-songwriter … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Pour Another (Live)

New York soul revivalist Nick Hakim only has to sing a few words and the room fills up with soul, his voice is a dazzling and effortlessness breath of fresh air. Born in Washington DC, Nick Hakim now resides in … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Nick Hakim – Roller Skates

In a couple of weeks, the New York psychedelic soul revivalist Nick Hakim will release his full-length debut Green Twins, which I anticipate will be well worth checking out. What first struck me about Nick Hakim was just how refreshingly original … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Steady Holiday – Halloween In November

Andrea ‘Dre’ Babinski is a LA-based actor, singer-songwriter, violinist and guitarist; possibly best known as the indie solo act, Steady Holiday. With her debut LP Under the Influence due for release this June, the young artist has also just released her Terror … Continue reading

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