Norway Calling!: brandnew Oslo Oscillator, Måke and The Megaphonic Thrift

Norway Calling!: brandnew Oslo Oscillator, Måke and The Megaphonic Thrift

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In the last weeks, three brandnew indie-tracks from Norwegian bands saw the daylight. I am intentionally avoiding the word “fresh” here, as they all seem to draw extensively from past influences in indiepop. Both Scandinavian and Japanese bands alike, seem to excel in meticulously nailing a particular style or genre (or pastiche thereof), often with […]

Close Encounter – Fade Away…

Close Encounter – Fade Away…

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Aaah…. Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a blog Anthem! And what could be a better than this magical mystery tune by Seattle based band Close Encounter (personal resonance of the first kind!).The song just has that perfect balance of sparkly jangle, scintillating haze and sophisticated radiance: in short, the sounds that we live and breathe on […]

The Morelings – We Were (video/single)

The Morelings – We Were (video/single)

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SINGLE VIDEO RELEASE “WE WERE”: On September 12, Philly based dreampop duo The Morelings release the first single, “We Were,” from their debut LP “Same Century” set to drop September 26th on Mostly Venus Records (digitally) and Custom Made Music (vinyl and cassette). To be honest, I think this video/song should have been used in the third […]