Funeral Lakes – Golden Season EP

Funeral Lakes are a Canadian folk-rock duo with hearts fit to burst.  Sam Mishos and Chris Hemer started the band in the spring of 2018, self-producing music in their apartment in Vancouver and now in Toronto. They deal in politically and socially charged lyrics set against the most dynamic of instrumentation. Their eponymous debut albumContinue reading “Funeral Lakes – Golden Season EP”

Ten Million Lights – Myanmar

Bursting out the speakers comes Ten Million Lights with the first track from their upcoming Shine So Bright EP release. “Myanmar” is an absolute classic in the making. Hailing from Portland, Oregon these shoegazers have a penchant for catchy hooks and imaginative lyrics. If you like your gaze on the heavy side, you’ll love whatContinue reading “Ten Million Lights – Myanmar”

Carla J Easton – Weirdo

Can it be nearly two years since we first heard “Impossible Stuff”, Carla’s last full-length release. That was a real statement of self from the Glasgow pop artist extraordinaire. I’m now sitting here with her brand-new release,” Weirdo”, just soaking up the lush soundscapes. Carla has a sound all of her own and on thisContinue reading “Carla J Easton – Weirdo”

The Dawdler – Lava Lamps

Last year I had a very clear winner for my album of the year. It was Keith in Ballachulish by The Dawdler. It remains a firm favourite of mine to this day getting regular spins on the turntable. The Dawdler is songwriter John Edgar from Newcastle-upon-Tyne. You may be familiar with his name from bandsContinue reading “The Dawdler – Lava Lamps”

Eep – Death of a Very Good Machine

Bursting out of El Paso, Texas come Eep with their debut album Death of a Very Good Machine. This is a band with a story to tell, a message for the listener. One which repeats throughout this album. A message bore out from the life experience of founding member Rosie Varela. Quite simply, that messageContinue reading “Eep – Death of a Very Good Machine”

Laveda – What Happens After

Nominees for my album of the year just keep piling up. Adding to the list this week are New York based duo Laveda with their sparkling debut album What Happens After. I discovered this band on the recent DKFM DreamGaze III event where I was bowled over by their vocal interplay and harmonies. Little wasContinue reading “Laveda – What Happens After”

Par Ásito – Singularity

Dirty Filthy Records have been releasing some amazing records over the last year. They have done it again with the latest addition to their roster. Par Ásito and their fourth full length album Singularity. Par Ásito come from Guadalajara, Mexico, and they combine space rock, post rock, shoegaze and a passion for space exploration intoContinue reading “Par Ásito – Singularity”