Little Smoke - 'Shenandoah'
Little Smoke are a brand new surf/garage pop outfit out of Richmond, Virginia. The band released their debut EP ‘On Holidays’ last week. The EP is summed up beautifully by the title; it’s laid back summery vibes would provide the perfect soundtrack to any holiday (excluding skiing holidays). ‘On Holidays’ is available on BANDCAMP now, but you better start saving...
Mono Myth - 'Sacred Hand'
‘Scared Hand’ is a fuzzy shoegaze ditty from Nova Scotia’s Mono Myth. If there are two things Fuzzbook like (and hopefully Fuzzbook readers) it’s lush whirling guitars and distant vocals, Mono Myth deliver the two in abundance. Top Banana. The track is taken from the band’s self-titled cassette, which can be downloaded from free from BANDCAMP. <a...
Elvis Depressedly - 'Daughter of a Cop'
Its not all bish bash bosh here at Fuzzbook, we occasionaly like to slow things down when the time is right. When we heard ‘Daughter of a Cop’ from Colombian lo-fier Elvis Depressedly we knew the time was right. The track is taken form the album ‘Mickey’s Dead’ which is choc-full of beautifully written tracks that remind us of the early Bright Eyes lo-fi days....
The Paellas - 'Following'
More top surf-pop has surfaced on SOUNDCLOUD from Osaka’s The Paellas. ‘Following’ comes from the upcoming 3 track web EP of the same name. A bit surf, a bit lo-fi and a bit shoegaze, The Paellas brand of ‘Nitetime Surf-pop’ really floats our boat. All aboard!
Woollen Kits - 'Down Your Street'
‘Down Your Street’ is another great bit of cheap amp pop from Aussie fuzz-wizards Woollen Kits. The track is the B-side on the band’s latest 7” ‘Shelley’ which will be released on Trouble In Mind in August 7th. The are going to 500 copies for you to try and get your hands on.
Greetings - 'When I Get Home'
Welsh fuzzpopping housemates/band Greetings are back with another great track ‘When I Get Home’. There is no news yet on whether there is an EP in the pipline. Fingers crossed though. In the meantime listen to a number of their tracks on SOUNDCLOUD.
Tropical Popsicle - 'Universe of God Shadow'
‘Universe of God Shadow’ from San Diego’s Tropical Popsicle will feature on the dreampoppers’ upcoming debut LP. ’..God Shadow’ was also been featured in the surf-film ‘A Distant Shore: A Surf Odyssey to the End of the Earth’. The as yet untitled album will be released by Volar! Records this Autumn.
Village - 'Stranger Thoughts'
Tonight we dared the world of twitter to send us their pop and pop was what we got, but the particular stand out was from Vancouver based dreampoppers Village. ‘Stranger Thoughts’ is from the band’s excellent self-titled EP which is available now on BANDCAMP digitally, with a 7” version in the pipeline (via Kingfisher Bluez). Long live Pop! <a...
Old Smile - 'Drive for Days'
Old Smile is a project by Philidelhpia’s Tom Herman Jr. ‘Drive for Days’ is taken from Tom’s latest album ‘Hearing Static’ which was released on the 5th July. The album was all recorded at home using just one mic and even features saxophone recordings from Tom’s late grandfather on a number of the songs. ‘Drive for Days’ is a great bit of...
Bedroom - 'Vivid'
‘Vivid’ is taken from the much anticipated debut full length album from Bedroom also titled ‘Vivid’. Bedroom AKA Noah Kittinger from Nashville has carried on from where his previous EP ‘Toys’ left off, delivering lush atmospheric dream-pop that has been likened to the great Youth Lagoon. It’s a real testament to the dream-pop generation that top top...
Fantasy Rainbow - 'O, Weirdo'
Manchester’s lo-fi bigwig-to-be Fantasy Rainbow is to release 300 special edition vinyl of his newest treasure ‘O, Weirdo’. The track is a great bit of easy-going slacker pop that we think will really gets tongues wagging about Fantasy Rainbow. Numerous notable tongues have already wagged. The single will be released by Heist or Hit Records on August 20th. All artwork on the...
Bayatas - 'On Your Clothing'
There are few things better than finding a band you love and then finding out that they can bang out song after song. It seems Bayatas does just that, the prolific surf-popper has just released another great EP. ‘On Your Clothing’ is a 3-track digital release which carries on with the fine form seen in the last release ‘Sound of Seventeen / AA’. ‘On Your...
Pale Seas - 'My Own Mind'
‘My Own Mind’ is the latest vid from London / Southampton based dream-folkers Pale Seas. The track shows a more psychedelic side of the band compared to their previous single ‘Something or Nothing’. The video was fully recorded using a VHS camera and all the effects are made simply by sticking a glass crystal to the lens. Pale Seas are a little more famous than when we...
Teen - 'Better'
‘Better’ is the first smash hit from dream-pop 5some Teen, the latest project of Teeny Lieberson (Here We Go Magic). The Brooklyn-based all girl group, comprised of Teeny, her 2 sisters and 2 friends, are to release their debut album ‘In Limbo’ on August 28th via Carpark Records. Shotgun a copy!
King of Cats - 'Dr.Strangelove'
I’m sure you are all aware of Fuzzbook’s annual feature ‘2nd of July lo-fi fuzz-folk day’ . Well, good news today is the 2nd of July so here is a beautiful ditty from Oxford / Brighton based songsmith King of Cats. It’s woozy and charming, with soft guitar and keys intertwining with King of Cats’ fragile vocals. ‘Dr.Strangelove’ comes from the new...