EP Review: Reighnbeau – Slight

The latest EP from the long-running Albuquerque music project Reighnbeau – consisting solely of Colleen Johnson (Flying Circles, Silver Shadows) and Madeline Johnston (Midwife, Sister Grotto) – is a shimmering collaboration. It is not just that, though – it is an ambiguous and intriguing mosaic of dream pop and electro-folk, which simultaneously skirts the edges…

Review: Landing – Complekt

Putting the ‘dream’ strongly and emphatically into the ‘dream pop’ label with which they are sometimes associated, Landing’s tenth album Complekt is, for the most part, about as ethereal as it is possible to be whilst retaining structure and melody. From the very outset of opening track ‘Light’, a delay- and reverb-soaked cloud of texture…

Review: A Dead Forest Index – All That Drifts from Summit Down

Using only a very minimal palette of sounds, brothers Adam and Sam Sherry – who make up the entirety of A Dead Forest Index – manage to create a vast, perfectly orchestrated expanse of sound. Employing mostly only simple motifs on guitar, piano and drums, with Adam’s androgynous voice laid gently over the top, much…

Review: Good Field – Future Me

For the most part, Good Field’s new album Future Me inhabits the musical realm of goodtime, understated indie rock, it’s enjoyably summery vibes setting the mood to ‘relax’ and laying it’s simple riffs and satisfying chord progressions over you like a comfortable hoodie. Although Good Field are hardly a band to set pulses racing, moments…