dreampop

  • The Antenna Tribe – “Two Hearts” and “Be There” – beautiful atmospherics!

    It can be hard to write about The Antenna Tribe because everything about the project’s music, from the sound to the lyrics, feels ineffably mystical, mysterious and mesmerizing. Every song appears to be like a sculpted object of words and sounds onto which the listener can project his or...
  • Dirty Backseat: “GooBad” – a state of musical ecstasy

    Dirty Backseat is a Garage / Post-punk band, based in Cairo, Egypt. The trio is made of Moe Hani (Bass, Guitars, Vocals, Keys), Noha Amin (Guitars, Vocals), and Marwan Wahid (Drums). People who listen to this band would probably describe them differently. The reason people may throw different labels...
  • Astronomique: “Sharp Divide” – evoking emotion and dreamy nostalgia

    Astronomique arose by merging Andra Fongemie’s (lead vocals, keys, lyrics) love of ‘60s psychedelia and Sean Hogan’s (guitar, vocals) passion for late ‘70s B-Grade sci-fi films with both members’ equal adoration for early ‘80s post punk and dark romanticism. It’s no surprise that these elements naturally progressed to what the band...
  • The abby mac: “Bilharzia” delves directly into surrealism!

    In spite of bouts of left field experimentation, the album Bilharzia by the New York one-man project, The abby mac, offers a string of good songs and smart ideas. The moodier songs that surface as the album unfolds ring truest and render the pep of the album’s more chipper...
  • Caramel Snow: “Sweet and Cynical / A Cold Dark Autumn”

    When I hear music that is current and sounds like the beautiful reverbed psychedelia of the 60’s, with a new wave beat of the 80’s, I am ready to listen! Caramel Snow has evolved, he has devolved. He has added chromosomes to the strands of alternative rock music. Sure...