Lil Dreamer by Davey and the Chains is your new classic getaway vibe. Listen to this jangley disco fueled nitro to accelerate the soul away from past love.
Check out this song by Yellow Days, a synthetic funky vibe layered over the strain of dealing with change.
Sealife debuts single Breaking Up Together; streetlight-lit synths bathed in reverb support this moody slow dance. Look Up blogger Max Schoenfeld reviews on the blog.
The album carries itself elegantly through all nine tracks, each offering something unique but cohesive.
Ozius, by Shimmertraps, is an album that takes the listener through a deep cavern of sound. See Shimmertraps at Look Up Fest 2018!
Live from orbit and direct to tape, Mirror Box is a lo-fi streaked daydream from the kaleidoscopic duo SWYM.
“Something Familiar” by Hibou is an album that will will leave you feeling relaxed, and whimsically dreamy.
We’ve been treated to two singles, Go and Rainier, from the upcoming full-length, and they serve as a sneak-peek into the new era for Ballen. Still haunting, tender and emotive, but with an extra kick.
Kurtis Roy couldn’t have chosen a better moniker than “Sea Salt.” Like his music, it evokes both the marine and the crystalline.
Plastic Weather's self-titled 4-song 7" EP debut is a raw dancey disaster. Rehashing an 80s post-punk sound, the band uses trashy synth, chorusey guitars, disco beats, and distant vocals yells to let out the nightmaric energy.
Lil Thing by Chicago-based producer Knox Fortune catches the wave of summer and delivers it straight to your ears, giving you all the nostalgic and chill vibes you could hope for.
Tender Age’s single Get High is something of an anthem to those not ready to wake up and face the world, who opt to remain in a dream-like state instead.
"Kimkimsee" by Fruit Juice is psych pop that plops you on a colorful cotton candy cloud careening towards the closest disco.
Building on the sound they found for Grandfeathered (2016), Russian shoegaze band Pinkshinyultrablast offers a melodically sweet, and harmonically dense single in “Find Your Saint.”
On “Wrath” Borman makes a beautiful dreamy debut, and if this is any indication of what future “cloudy dreamy woozy songs about anxiety” we’ll get to hear from them, we’re all ears.
Sun System is here to help soothe your ears with a wall of sound on “Smiles With No Teeth.”
A fake news blog post about finding VHS at Goodwill and coming across a psychedelic music video and retro funk R&B song.
"1991 VHS Tape Nostalgia (Law Of Love)" by AustiN is a dreamy experimental moodscape with a tinge of R&B
"Empaths Anonymous" by Robb Westlund is simple to the point retrowave, with tastey synth and chill vocal hooks.
"A Glass of Tears Half Empty" by Aura Blaze is a bombastic 6 minute epic psych anthem that may aid in quantum leaping
"Brilliant Violence" by VSTRS is a grungy psychedelic trance with an equally trippy visual collage accompaniment.
Blast off into the stratosphere with Dråpe’s “My Friend The Scientist,” an exciting and delightful psych pop gem with rewarding sonic twists and turns.
Flow into the noontide with this timeless diurnal anthem by The Rotten Mangos.
“All We Are Is So Close” by Simmertraps is a nostalgic groovy reverb trip that takes you on a nocturnal drive down a summer highway into the unknown.
"Feel Like You" by Mellow Daze is rapidfire sunny psychedelic, with catchy guitar hooks, retrowave sensibility, and smart songwriting.
"Deep.Honey." is like living a day in slow motion, with all you see filtered through a kaleidoscope. Experimental chillwave reminiscent of Baths.
We review "Slow" by Young Creatures, a haunting dreamy sensation that combines shoegaze, surf, and pop sensibility to create a radically energetic tune.
A dark surf ballad over dub beat with experimental vocal delivery. This melancholic journey is like an introspective lone walk in the middle of the night.
We review "Anamnesis," a beautiful journey off Mirror Box, the brand new release from Seattle's kaleidoscopic psych duo, SWYM
A pleasant sleep paralysis where the vibe just keeps blurring out.