An Interview with Teen Body

On a humid summer night I stood in a dark alley in northeast Washington DC outside a 19th century carriage house turned DIY music venue. …

Foliage – In Reference To

Foliage have shared a new single titled “In Reference To” this week.  It’s the second single following “Pattern” from their upcoming 4th album.  Building on …

Swimming Tapes – Morningside

London quintet Swimming Tapes has been quite a prolific group delivering no less than nine singles and two EPS since they first surfaced in 2016. …

Teen Body – Dreamo

Brooklyn four piece Teen Body return after three years with the release of their sophomore album Dreamo. The title is a reference to a friend’s …

Living Hour – Softer Faces

Winnipeg’s Living Hour return with their first collection of new material in three years and as you might expect their sound has evolved in the …

Fanclub – All the Same

Last year we were introduced to Texas trio Fanclub who landed on the dreampop scene with three singles of catchy electronic tinged dreampop.  Some bands …

Tallies – ST album & Interview

We introduced Tallies earlier last year with their single “Trouble” here on FAR. Our “correspondent” Dane Di Pierro recently went to see them and probed …

Elsa – ST

In the summer of 2012 Toronto’s Jonathan Rogers began recording his solo music under then moniker Elsa, named after his brother’s pet cat. Over the …

Foliage & Andrew Younker – Split EP

Andrew Younker and Manuel Joseph Walker (AKA Foliage) have charted a similar course in the world of bedroom produced indie pop so perhaps it was …

Fanclub – Stranger

Austin based trio Fanclub have released their third in a series of brilliant singles titled “Stranger”. Building on a simple synth motif and guitars urged …

Softer Still – Nuances

Surrey’s purveyors of gentle blissed out indie pop, Softer Still have been teasing us with singles and EPs the last couple of years, but this …

The Daysleepers – Creation

In 2005 I was twenty years old and just starting my love affair with shoegaze and dream pop. While swapping CDs and mp3s with my …

Barrie – Singles EP

Barrie are new kids on the scene (not new to FAR), but already carving out a name for themselves with their laid back and dreamy …

The Beths – Future Me Hates Me

What do you get when you take some university jazz students and a former folk singer and put them in a band together? If you …

Sobs – Telltale Signs

The on the far side of the world lies a small record label in Singapore called Middle Class Cigars. With only four artists on their …

Summer Singles: Part 1

Summer is halfway over already and maybe you’ve been busy enjoying the pool and barbecues too much to notice all of the brilliant singles released …

Young Scum S/T & Interview

Last year while trying book my band a show in Richmond I was furiously searching the Internet for some exciting bands to share the stage …

Snail Mail – Lush

Bedroom diary confessionals in indie music can be a risky path for a songwriter to venture down. The wrong delivery can easily put listeners off …

The Catherines S/T

Before you’ve even heard a note of The Catherines music you can almost imagine what you’re in for. The monotone covers displaying a young Catherine …

Stephen’s Shore – September Love 

September Love by Stephen’s Shore Summer might be a few months away, but Stephen’s Shore is here to fill that void for you with breezy …