Microlite - Trophy Wife These guys are touring with Foals this year. //
HYPE // FOUR
The Postelles are awesome, and being a 60’s music philistine I’m going to assume that the closest band they sound like is early The Beatles, arguably their most accessible period. A more legit The Drums mixed with Vampire Weekend. Hopefully they won’t get swept up in a crazy overnight fanbase that overplays them and butchers their name That said, these guys are going to be...
HYPE // THREE
Brothertiger’s EP; Vision Tunnels, struck me as a fairly typical Chillwave effort at first. Until the last track that is. Lovers is not only one of the best closers to a release I have heard in a long time, but one of the most attention grabbing songs, period, in a scene where every band is beginning to blend into each other. It seriously shocks me how so many bands have managed to form...
HYPE // TWO
Dream Boat is classic Witch House… well, as classic as a seemingly overnight micro-genre can get. Eerie beats and haunting samples are prevalent throughout their Fevers EP, which features some pretty rad retro imagery. This won’t be for everyone but there’s something about it that sticks with you. And really, what’s creepier than kids? Nothing, that’s what. Holy...
Even In The Summer - Cloud Nothings
HYPE // ONE
Party Killer is David E. Sugar’s new single and it’s the closest to new Tom Vek material any of us will ever get. It’s fucking cool, and there’s really no other way to put it. Party Killer - David E. Sugar // LAKE R▲DIO meshes both Chillwave and Witch House into a really appealing package. In a genre that’s so crucially defined on the ineffable X-Factor to...