PREMIERE: Lorcán – Circles and Turns

Bristol is well known as producing some of the most innovative music of the last few decades. Adding to the city’s roster of talent is Lorcán, a DIY artist who makes a beguiling blend of dream pop, ambient and indie music. With releases stretching back to 2016 he is set to launch his first studioContinue reading “PREMIERE: Lorcán – Circles and Turns”

White Flowers – Day by Day

After three exquisitely crafted single releases in ‘Night Drive’ and ‘Day by Day’ and ‘Within a Dream’, Preston’s White Flowers finally release their debut album, Day by Day. White Flowers is made up of Katie Drew and Joey Cobb who together weave the most wonderful soundscapes blending post-punk, goth, dreampop and shoegaze in their ownContinue reading “White Flowers – Day by Day”

Beachy Head – Beachy Head

The beautiful Beachy Head cliffs in England are a popular tourist destination as well as a notorious suicide spot. It’s that dichotomy between the joyous and the heart wrenching despair that run up the back bone of Beachy Heads self-titled debut album. Founded by Slowdive guitarist Christian Savill along with Ryan Graveface of The CasketContinue reading “Beachy Head – Beachy Head”

Piroshka – V.O.

With their new album Love Drips And Gathers due for release 23rd July via Bella Union, and having previously shared a video to lead track ‘Scratching At The Lid’, today Piroshka share a video to new single ‘V.O.’ The band features members of Lush, Moose, Elastica and Modern English in their line up and had great success with their debutContinue reading “Piroshka – V.O.”

PREMIERE – Go With Strangers – Further

Once again Static Sounds Club are proud to be bringing you another exclusive premiere. Malaysian multi-instrumentalist Eugene San has created a new musical project called Go With Strangers. Determined to face his social anxiety head-on, and picking up the mic for the first time in his life. Go With Strangers marks Eugene’s first entire soloContinue reading “PREMIERE – Go With Strangers – Further”

Un.Real – Islands

Close observers of the shoegaze scene will have picked up the last two singles from Puerto Rico’s Un.Real. “Blue Garden” and “Lovely One” heralded a band arriving fully formed and ready to conquer the world. The band have had an ever-evolving list of members around main man Gardy Perez-Ruiz. With influences ranging from The CureContinue reading “Un.Real – Islands”

PREMIERE: Beatastic – Echoes Through the City

Brighton based Beatastic is the solo project of one Nicholas Wardell. Founder of Shoredive Records, Wardell is a busy fella being a member of Xeresa, Futurafter and numerous other collaborations. I am very grateful and honoured to be have been asked to share with you an exclusive premiere of the video to ‘Echoes Through theContinue reading “PREMIERE: Beatastic – Echoes Through the City”

Fallen Arches – Pen to Paper

This is one waaaaay overdue blog. Little over three years ago I promised to meet up with West Coast of Scotland singer songwriter Colin Bell to talk about his album Pen to Paper. That never happened. I still don’t know why to this day but sitting here now listening to the album I am regrettingContinue reading “Fallen Arches – Pen to Paper”

Tennis System – Truth Hurts

As a huge fan, I was thrilled to receive the latest single from LA’s Tennis System. San Francisco based label, Quiet Panic have picked the band up and are unveiling the new single and music video ‘Truth Hurts’, the first track off the forthcoming release Autophobia, scheduled for release in late-summer 2021. Written and recordedContinue reading “Tennis System – Truth Hurts”

Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms – Notions

I’m a huge fan of the comforting sounds of dreampop, the hypnotic drone of psych and the driving rhythm of space rock. Wouldn’t it be brilliant if I could find a band who deliver on all those points? Enter Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms.  This amazing band hail from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and formedContinue reading “Kali Ma and the Garland of Arms – Notions”

Hadda Be – Wait in the Dark

Ahead of the April release of their debut album Brighton’s Hadda Be are back with an incendiary new single and video. Last month we looked at their ‘Another Life’ single which we loved. This track ratchets the tension and pace up another level. ‘Wait in the Dark’ really lives up to the title. It isContinue reading “Hadda Be – Wait in the Dark”

Metrosideros – var.EP

New Zealand has been doing a lot of things right recently and their music scene is equally as strong as their current leadership. I had the good fortune to be sent the last EP from Wellingtons Metrosideros last August and it made me sit up and take notice immediately. Now they are back with theContinue reading “Metrosideros – var.EP”

The Stargazer Lilies – Purple Sunshine

Some bands create their own worlds. Caverns of sound where you wander aimlessly for hours in ecstatic joy, happy to be lost in their company. The Stargazer Lilies are that band for me. Their last full-length release Occabot redefined how I view dreampop with its multi-dimensional approach to song writing. After releasing a recording ofContinue reading “The Stargazer Lilies – Purple Sunshine”

Geography Of The Moon – Fake Flowers Never Die

This is a long overdue blog. I have been listening to this album almost daily since it flew into my orbit and I have been slowly formulating my plans to write a blog about it. Well no more waiting, here it is! Fake Flowers Never Die is the sophomore album from Glasgow based duo GeographyContinue reading “Geography Of The Moon – Fake Flowers Never Die”

Dead Rituals – When The Lights Are Out

Released in November last year the second EP from Italian dream pop / shoegaze project Dead Rituals spawned one of my favourite tracks of the winter. Singer-songwriter Andrea Caccese created a world in a song. Beautifully picked acoustic guitar plays over a subtle synth and programmed drums. His hushed vocal seals the deal, drawing usContinue reading “Dead Rituals – When The Lights Are Out”

La Club Royale – Rise Up

By Jo Smith. For their debut single, ‘Rise Up’ by La Club Royale is an accomplishment, one that they should be proud of. It showcases their unique blend of sound which should be welcomed and highly anticipated by the music scene in Scotland. The song shows originality and talent, giving the duo a promising startContinue reading “La Club Royale – Rise Up”

Tren Go! Sound System / Ornamental – Assessment

Since 2021 arrived I have been patiently waiting for word on the first release of the year from Dirty Filthy Records. After a stellar set of releases in 2020 I was a bit worried they may have peaked in quality. Thankfully, I needn’t have worried. For their first release of the year Dirty Filthy RecordsContinue reading “Tren Go! Sound System / Ornamental – Assessment”

Dreamback – After Before

I’m a huge post rock fan and find myself wallowing in fifteen-minute-long instrumental tracks and loving every minute. What I really enjoy though is when post rock merges with other genres to create something new and exciting. This is exactly what the debut EP from Staffordshire-based producer/musician Jamie Duddy has achieved with his musical projectContinue reading “Dreamback – After Before”