Regina carry on a long-tradition of bands that we think started with the ethereal sounds of Cocteau Twins, and is now called ‘shoegaze’ or ‘dreampop’. There are plenty of other bands out there doing similar stuff (just have a listen to the latest Late Night Tales compilation from MGMT for evidence) but Regina seem to do it very well.
Will Wiesenfeld is better known to us as Baths, and as the creator of the Cerrulen LP, which really stood out for us when it was released on Aticon earlier this year. In this interview for Meme Magazine he describes his influences, his plans for next year and how he listens to, and falls in [...]
Blonde Redhead recently released their LP, ‘Penny Sparkle’, on one of our all-time favourite labels, 4AD. We can definitely hear influences of ex-label mates, Cocteau Twins, in the music which has lead singer Kazu Makino’s dreamy vocals layered over the brothers Simone and Amedeo Pace’s perfect electronic melodies and beats. This video of ‘Love Or [...]
‘Bustin’ Out’ is a series of albums showcasing the rather exciting development of electronic music during the early 80s. There is, for an Englishman, a bit too much bias on American musicians, but the third in the series (which highlights 1983, and will be released on Year Zero Records on the 4th October 2010) has [...]