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IT’S AN excellent, mouthwatering battle of two very cred, very excellent Yorkshire bands, duking it out. In the left corner, grapple fans, we have Hull’s bdrmm, the premier next now generation shoegazers; and over there, representing Heavenly Records, it’s Working Men’s Club, who are in the arena ready with a remix of “Port”, the first …

HAILING from California’s Bay Area, and more specifically Oakland for the precision buffs amongst you, The Acharis may just have made one of the darker shoegaze gems of the year with their new album, Blue Sky / Grey Heaven, dropping today The way Shaun Wagner and Mila Puccini combine vocally on recent single “False Positive” …

IT’S always a really good idea to keep your ear to the ground with what’s happening at Leeds label Come Play With Me’s singles club; the Yorkshire label is one of those essential microscopes into a particular scene, keeping an eye on who’s getting hot in the city and its county hinterlands. Please be upstanding …

HAILING from two great port cities – Kiel, on the German Baltic coast, in the case of Ulrich Schnauss, and Liverpool, in the case of erstwhile Engineers guitarist Mark Peters – these two musicians are united in a musical approach that’s always touched upon a hazy shoegaze from various exploratory angles and looks forward, outward. …

TAPE WAVES are a rather lovely dream pop duo hailing from Charleston, South Carolina, who are leading a slow and sleepy dance for us towards their June album with a lovely, airy single, “Tired”, which you can play right here. It does all the correct things for a shoegazey tune; Kim Weldin’s voice is breathy, …

ANDY BELL’S delicious Ever Decreasing Circles series continues today with a rather too desirable yellow vinyl 10″, the See My Friends EP. The EP features the two tracks from Andy solo debut 7″, “Plastic Bag” and “The Commune”, itself a hyper-limited release as part of Sonic Cathedral’s Singles Club in the winter of 2019, and …

MINT JULEP, the halcyon, dreamy musical confection of Hollie and Keith Kenniff (aka Goldmind), are to release a new album, In a Deep & Dreamless Sleep, on Western Vinyl on March 19th; and one listen to the gorgeous “Pulse”, the new single, and you’ll see how deliciously apt a title they’ve picked. Beginning in clicky …

FIRST things first: we’ve got a bit of a crush on Bleach Lab. The Buckinghamshire dreampop outfit fronted by Jenna Kyle who now call South London home have just dropped one final single ahead of their debut EP, A Calm Sense of Surrounding, out in just ten days; it’s called “Flood”, it’s a heavier confection …

TUVABAND is the dreamlike solo project of Norwegian singer, songwriter, and producer, Tuva Hellum Marschhäuser, whose third full-length offering to the world, Growing Pains & Pleasures, will out in the world in the May – and sees her change direction once again. Her first album, Soft Drop, was airy, ghostly and cinematic, while the second, …

WE’VE fallen pretty damn hard for Graywave, the self-styled “dreampop from the West Midz” project of Jess Webberley, on a couple of occasions in recent times; there was her previous single “Before”, from the beginning of the year, which we noted as being “full of that thrill and dusky elegance you get from the Cocteau …