Ever dreamed of the melodic sounds of waves crashing on the shore? Listening to this record’s exactly just like that.
“The Bay,” one of the releases of one-man band ME AND OCEANS on 2013, delivers on this promise by crafting a pensive and somber 10-track free album (yes!) that shows just how fluid music can be — alongside the quiet ripples of the bay.Read More
What if the destination is really the journey itself? This record tries to explain it.
Itom Lab, known for his Oriental-influenced compostions, is back with another interesting release, “The Journey Is the Destination,” and it’s nothing short of how he describes them — “GalacTemple,” “PsyDream,” and “Spirit-Whomp.”Read More
Who said ‘lofty’ goals are too ambitious for their own good?
Toronto-based band shy kids — composed of Walter, Matt, and Patrick — flit among different indie pop sensibilities and excel seamlessly. No one can say that they aren’t cut out for shoegaze, alt-pop, or whatever type there is, since their newest album is another proof.Read More
A well-curated mixtape is all about maintaining a mood throughout. There shouldn’t be a song that feels out of place or a track that derails the ambiance of the tape. With NWDS #3 Spring Tape, there is an invisible thread holding all the tracks together to create a smooth flow of music from one track to the next.Read More