Tag Archive for dream pop

Mazzy Star. Ogden Theatre. 11.10.13

Hope Sandoval wants to be heard, not seen. If that wasn’t made apparent by the strict ‘no photography’ rule, it should have been when she made her way onto a candlelit stage cloaked in shadows. Dressed in all black, there was nothing more than that signature seductive voice and a little flash of flesh separating the hem of her dress and… Read more →

R.I.P. Air France

With only a couple EPs and a single under their belt, Swedish electronic pop duo Air France are calling it quits.  According to a tumblr announcement, they just couldn’t create anything worthy of a follow-up to 2008’s No Way Down.   Things that came easy in the past would come no more.  It’s too bad, because No Way Down held such… Read more →

Grimes’ Visions on 4AD: 02.21.12

Grimes (aka Claire Boucher) first sparked my interest with 2010’s Halfaxa, became one of my favorite new artists with her daytime performance at FFF6 and left me wanting more with this year’s Darkbloom.  According to GvB the wait will not be long for the next full length LP, Visions.  What was originally slated for a January 31st release on Arbutus… Read more →