- Honey Tiger Eyes
- by Ducktails
One of my fav tracks of last year. Ducktails is the solo outlet of Real Estate member Matt Mondanile. Wonderful Psych-pop.
- She Came Through (Again)
- by Los Angeles Police Department
Ryan Pollie from Los Angeles is Los Angeles Police Department. Lovely lo-fi indie pop.
- Jaded Future - Future Las
- by La Femme
Synthetic and hypnotic from La Femme. Check out the album ‘Psycho Tropical Berlin’.
- by Swim Mountain
Promising 4-piece from London. Check out their debut EP ‘Swim Mountain’ on South-London label Hey Moon.
- by Camp Claude
Smooth from the French-Swedish-English trio Camp Claude
- by Fear Of Men
The opening track from their brilliant debut album ‘Loom’. Dreamy atmosphere.
- Tell Me
- by dd elle
Here is a love song. Good song.
- by TV Girl
Check out TV Girl’s debut album ‘French Exit’. ‘Tis nice.
- Looking For Someone
- by East India Youth
This is good. East India Youth debut album, Total Strife Forever, was released earlier this year.
- Change of Heart
- by TOPS
TOPS is a Montreal based four-piece. Their new album, ‘Picture you Staring’, is quite excellent. One of the nicest pop albums of this year.
- by Francisco the Man
The first single from their upcoming debut Loose Ends. Really nice.
- by LOUDS
8bits and chips. Catchy song. The Philadelphia based band comprises siblings Charlie, Petie and Annie Brooks.
- Jesus Luvs U Baby
- by Los Porcos
I love this track. Ultimate Chills. After WU LYF broke up last year, drummer Joe Manning, bassist Tom McClung, and guitarist Evans Kati decided to form their own band: Los Porcos. And they are nothing alike WU LYF. Can’t wait for the album.
- by RLMDL
RLMDL (pronounced “role model”). Nice electro/shoegaze from Toronto.
- Stomach Full of Cats
- by Oliver Wilde
Dreamy and great. Forgive the wee pretentious title of his new album and check out ‘Red Tide Opal In the Loose End Womb’.
- The Brae
- by Yumi Zouma
I won’t make the icelandic Airwaves this year. Will surely miss seeing Yumi Zouma over there.
- by School
Really promising band from Göteborg. Likely to go down well with the dreampop and shoegaze folks.
- No End
- by Jaakko Eino Kalevi
Jakko is something of a cult figure in Helsinki, where he lives and works part-time as a tram driver. Check this out.
- It's You
- by The Boy & Sister Alma
Good stuff from last year. The Boy & Sister Alma is a (synthwave)-pop duo from Montana.
- So What
- by Avi Buffalo
I’m looking forward to seeing Avi Buffalo later this month. Lovely pop music. Their new album, ‘At Best Cuckold’, will be out tomorrow!
- by 케이프
Yes! Berlin’s synth-pop duo 케이프 (Cape) is great. beautiful in its simplicity.
- Passing Out Pieces
- by Mac Demarco
Slacker Pop. I’m a big fan of Mac DeMarco. Still digesting Salad Days but so far so good.
- Klapp Klapp
- by Little Dragon
Yes, Yes. Little Dragon are a Swedish band from my current place of home, Gothenburg. Their new album, Nabuma Rubberband, is definitely worth listening to.