dream pop

The Smashing Pumpkins to release new studio album “Cyr” on November 27th 2020

Following the release of their latest critically acclaimed singles “Cyr” and “The Colour of Love”, GRAMMY® Award-winning, alternative rock luminaries, The Smashing Pumpkins have revealed details on their forthcoming eleventh studio album, titled “Cyr”, which is set for release on Friday, November 27th, 2020, via Sumerian Records. 

The Wake to release new studio album “Perfumes and Fripperies” on October 30th 2020

Post-punk outfit The Wake has announced they will release a new long-play, entitled “Perfumes and Fripperies”. A fixture in the early - to mid-90s goth rock scene, The Wake are re-emerging with a new offering, almost 25 years since their last full-length album.

Ahead of that, they present the lead track “Hammer Hall”, a lushly layered, powerful, dark soundscape laced with infectious hooks and driven by signature vocals. Listen to the new track below.

Don’t Believe In Ghosts announce special release party to celebrate new single “Still Holding On”

Don’t Believe In Ghosts returns with their brand new single “Still Holding On” and they want to invite you to a special release party to celebrate. The new single follows the success of “Living Like This” released earlier this year which landed on hundreds of radio stations around the world despite the start of a pandemic.

Louise Patricia Crane releases new single “Snake Oil”

Louise Patricia Crane launches the spellbinding single “Snake Oil” culled from her forthcoming album, “Deep Blue” across all digital platforms.

The singer and songwriter’s commanding presence is complemented on this track by luminaries including Jakko Jakszyk (King Crimson), Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull) and Scott Reeder (Kyuss / The Obsessed).

Supersonic Festival to take place in Digbeth, Birmingham, in July 2020

Building on the success of last year's sell-out edition, Supersonic Festival organisers, Capsule continue their voyage of discovery - now twenty years strong - celebrating heaviness in a variety of forms, and adapting in order to stay relevant. Their evolution continues with an exciting move to a new home in the outer edges of Digbeth, Birmingham.
 

Don’t Believe In Ghosts to release new single “Living Like This” on February 21st 2020

Don’t Believe In Ghosts complete new album and line up a series of new singles for 2020. The band will kick everything off with the infectious and anthemic single “Living Like This” on February 21st, 2020.

“Everyone is trying to present these exciting versions of themselves, which we all know are not real. Yet, we sometimes feel compelled to compete. This mindset is very distracting”, Steven Nathan says when describing the lyrics to “Living Like This”.

Jonny Polonsky to release new studio album “Kingdom of Sleep” on March 6th 2020

American singer-songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer Jonny Polonsky has announced his new album “Kingdom of Sleep”, scheduled for release on March 6th, 2020.

Ahead of that, he presents the lead single “The Weeping Souls” - listen to the new track below. Self-produced by Polonsky, this album was mixed and mastered by Mike Tholen (Chris Connelly, Revolting Cocks).

Louise Patricia Crane to release debut album “Deep Blue” on May 15th 2020

“Deity” is the debut single from vocalist and songwriter Louise Patricia Crane and transports the listener into an alternate world where “Dear Prudence” was tracked in the “White Album” sessions; a twilight place where the veil between life and death is at its thinnest, and the baroque sounds of 1980s avant-garde dream pop and guitar-driven 1970s progressive rock are natural bedfellows.

Jeff Lynne’s ELO - From Out of Nowhere

“You can never change, You just keep on being you”, Jeff Lynn sings on “Help Yourself” and I am wondering if that’s self-reflection in any form, since his output with the “Orchestra” has been sporadic in the past few decades, yet no matter what the sleeves say, the musical style remains consistent and immediately recognizable. It gives a sense of continuation of a uniform flow, no matter how many years may have passed.