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Life beyond the yellow submarine

Life beyond the yellow submarine
October 15, 2020

Wings was Paul McCartney’s band post-Beatles, a late 70s softy of a group that frequented my mom’s mixed CDs when I was around ages six to 10. It’s no wonder my mom thought it a suitable sort of...

Bedroom pop faces an overall decline

Bedroom pop faces an overall decline
October 1, 2020

When do we decide to demand more from Bedroom Pop? My last article on the vivacity and freshness of Shimmertraps brought up many different questions about lo-fi bedroom pop as a concept, and with boy pablo’s...

Shimmertrap delivers stellar new album

Shimmertrap delivers stellar new album
September 17, 2020

Shimmertraps has evolved beyond their early lo-fi tendencies with their latest album, LOOK!, which flew under the radar during its summer release, but warrants much more buzz. Their prior album, Ozius,...

New Phoenix single “Identical” rings hollow

Phoenix, live in Manila
September 3, 2020

French indie pop band Phoenix recently released a new song for the first time since 2017. The single “Identical” is part of a movie soundtrack for an upcoming film called On the Rocks which is directed...

boy pablo drops EP ahead of album release

boy pablo drops EP ahead of album release
August 27, 2020

All lulling guitars and sincerity, boy pablo (Nicolas Muñoz), remains a fixture of the bedroom pop movement. He helped define the scene aesthetically and sonically with a viral music video for “Everytime”...

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