Tag Archive: Cocteau Twins

Desert – Saps prou bé (single) (Minty Fresh/ Buenritmo Records)

Desert are an exciting, new electronic, dream-pop duo from Barcelona, Spain comprised of Cristina Checa (voice) and Eloi Caballé (production). A few months ago Desert issued the single Camins/Desert (Minty Fresh), which garnered loads… Continue reading

Blessa – Open Fields (single) (Carmel Records / Generator)

In October last year we reviewed Between Times – the stunning debut single from Blessa. A beautifully melodic and nostalgic C-86 inspired pop tune, Between Times was like a cross between Lush and the bittersweet… Continue reading

Elastic Sleep – Leave You (single) (Big Tea Records / FIFA Records)

Leave You is the latest single from Cork based five piece band Elastic Sleep and what an utterly sublime number it is. Fusing trance-inducing shoegaze with luscious dream-pop, Leave You is a nostalgic… Continue reading

Audioglider – Cortexaphan (single) (Section Records)

Having released singles with Global Underground, Renaissance, and Exceptional, amongst others, Roberto Sodano – p/k/a Audioglider is now about to drop his long-awaited debut album, Accidental Beauty (cover art above) on Nick Tripswitch‘s Section Records… Continue reading

Letters to Fiesta – Aphorism (EP) (Sideways Saloon)

Having spent the past couple of years developing and refining their sound, Manchester quartet Letters To Fiesta released their first single “Mesosphere” back in December 2012 and are readying the release of their… Continue reading

Ponychase – Ponychase (EP) (self-released)

When you think of Nashville chances are that post-punk and synth-pop don’t spring to mind. On their debut self-titled 6-song mini-album, Nashville quartet Ponychase set out to change that. The name Ponychase was the… Continue reading

Esben and The Witch – Wash The Sins Not Only The Face (album) (Matador Records)

‘Wash The Suns Not Only The Face’ is the sophomore album from Brighton goth trio Esben and The Witch and its January 21 release is almost two years to the day since the… Continue reading

Pure Bathing Culture – Pure Bathing Culture (EP) (Memphis Industries – UK) (Father/Daughter Records – US)

Pure Bathing Culture are a pop duo based in Portland, OR. As the story goes, band members Daniel Hindman and Sarah Versprille began writing together in 2009 and through various serendipitous connections met… Continue reading

Novella – Mary’s Gun (single) (Italian Beach Babes)

Having only just released their debut self-titled EP in May this year (following an earlier 7” and split 12” release), the London based psychedelic-rock/pop quartet of Hollie Warren (guitars/vocals), Sophy Hollington (guitar), Suki… Continue reading

Wild Nothing – Nocturne (album) (Captured Tracks)

Wild Nothing is the recording name for dream pop artist Jack Tatum. Established in 2009, Wild Nothing released their much acclaimed debut album ‘Gemini’ in May of 2010. An atmospheric shoegaze album minus… Continue reading