Pelicat – “Tell Me I’m Wrong”

Jangly guitars set the stage for suave and effervescent vocals that remind fondly of Little Joy's delightful pop melodies. Pelicat's "Tell Me I'm Wrong" follows a continuous progression that makes way for a lovable fuzz transition at the 2 minute mark. The track is the perfect pick-me-up for a Monday stuck in monotony. Listen if … Continue reading Pelicat – “Tell Me I’m Wrong”

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Sleepy Zuhoski – “Daydream”

"Daydream" is a catchy ethereal soundscape with vocals that hover between folk and pop. The mindlessly fluid progression reminds fondly of Weezer's "Island in the Sun" and is the sonic embodiment of the track's lyrics "we should take a trip / and melt away our brains today". Sunny guitar chords and relaxed percussion create an … Continue reading Sleepy Zuhoski – “Daydream”

Wesley Jensen – “Everything”

Upbeat key work in the intro immediately grabs your ear and quirky, vibrant vocals make it hard to pull away from Wesley Jensen's new single "Everything". His '60s inspired pop melodies are fluid, yet heavy in introspection. The transition at 2:14 is a dreamlike state and its subsequent build reminds strongly of early Arcade Fire. … Continue reading Wesley Jensen – “Everything”

unfalter – “in your life”

Dallas, Texas graces us with effervescent dream pop talent in Noah Irvin, known musically as unfalter: "unfalter is an experiment conducted entirely in my small apartment. It is the product of roughly 6 months of writing songs while laying down the tracks that eventually became the album that you hear now. It is a brief … Continue reading unfalter – “in your life”

Ari Roar – “Implode”

Softly delivered vocal melodies lovingly hover over calming soundscapes on Ari Roar's new track "Implode". His easy flowing '60s inspired pop atmospheres are so lush, you'll find it hard to escape back to reality. With the majority of his tracks barely hitting the 2 minute mark, you're reminded not to get lost in the heavy … Continue reading Ari Roar – “Implode”

Bobby Baritone – “Shaving Private Ryan”

You know a track is worth a listen when its title is a pun and Bobby Baritone's "Shaving Private Ryan" is no exception. Angsty lyrics are offset by a chilled out guitar propelled progression, complete with a strong drive toward the track's finale. Captivating and emotive vocals guide you through a ballad you'll want to … Continue reading Bobby Baritone – “Shaving Private Ryan”

Matthew Francis – “Echoes”

Twangy and crooning guitar chords usher in "Echoes" like a soft wave breaking on a seabed. Matthew Francis's hazy, lazy atmospheric progressions remind me of Mac Demarco's compositions that hover between rock, folk, and soft psych. The result is a lightly lush soundscape, ethereally entrancing with welcome meandering. Warming and effortlessly flowing vocal melodies remind me … Continue reading Matthew Francis – “Echoes”