Lush – “Desire Lines”

While I knew that Lush released “Hypocrite” as the first single from their third record Split – a barnburner of a track, it got radio play in those days when bands like Lush got played on the radio – I did not know that they released a second video and single that same day, May […]

The House Of Love – “Marble”

Depending on who you ask A Spy In The House Of Love, the 1990 release from The House Of Love, is either a compilation of b-sides and rarities – this is what Wikipedia says – or the band’s unofficial third studio album – we’ll call this the Discogs reviews position. Guy Chadwick goes with the […]

Warpaint – “Lilys”

When Warpaint announced details of their fourth album Radiate Like This last month, I was a little surprised to not see “Lilys” in the tracklist, as was the first sign that the band were finally back in action after they wound down touring in support of Heads Up in late 2019. The song – and […]

Beach House – “Alien”

I’m a little ashamed it’s taken over a year for me to acknowledge one of the best purveyors of dreampop in the business hereabouts, but with Beach House releasing their eighth – and maybe best? – new record Once Twice Melody out today, here’s some Beach House love. “Alien” dates to the sessions for 2018’s […]

Belly – “Now They’ll Sleep”

Yesterday, February 13, marked the 27th anniversary of the release of Belly‘s second album King, and this surprises me a little bit. I remember very clearly walking to the HMV at University Plaza during my freshman year at Waterloo and buying my copy on CD the day of release, but I always thought that it […]

Warpaint – “Champion”

For those keeping track, that’s three much-anticipated new records just announced in the past week coming out at the end of April/start of May. Following news of new releases from Hatchie and Melody’s Echo Chamber, Los Angeles’ Warpaint yesterday released details of their fourth full-length and first since 2016’s Heads Up. Radiate Like This will […]