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Beach House's artful myth

Victoria Legrand opened her notebook and saw the word "Myths." "There were no other words on the page," says the Beach House singer and keyboardist. VJust JMythsM. . . . I hadn't even remembered writing it. It was magical. A total sign."

By LIZ PELLY  |  October 12, 2012
Fredrick list

Fredrick | Flora

Dreamy Swedish electropop outfit Fredrik bring a mellow collection of tunes stateside with their third album.
The Kora Records (2011)
By MIRIAM LAMEY  |  April 15, 2011

Review: Minks | By The Hedge

In part because it sounds an awful lot like the shoegaze and '80s dreampop bands she selects to fill her soundtracks, the debut full-length from Boston-gone-Brooklyn duo Minks floats along like a Sofia Coppola movie - delicate and listless, topped with
Captured Tracks (2011)
By CARRIE BATTAN  |  January 28, 2011

Sweet Bulbs | Sweet Bulbs

Sweet Bulbs guitarist Michael Sheffield previously released tapes with his hardcore-punk band Michael Jordan.
Blackburn Recordings (2011)
By LIZ PELLY  |  January 21, 2011

2010: The Year In Pop Music

Music may exist to express emotions, dreams, and nightmares, but beyond its loftier aims, it's a means of escape.
A schizophrenic year of rock and pop
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  December 24, 2010

How To Dress Well | Love Remains

In the dreamy, spacious world of How To Dress Well (one-man band Tom Krell), everything is light: the tone, the production, the vocals, the touch of each aural element.
Lefse Records (2010)
By ANDREW GRAHAM  |  November 05, 2010


Beach House | Teen Dream

Before I talk about Beach House's third album — the top dreampop album of 2010 until further notice — I should reveal that I had the big gay whirlwind romance of my life under the influence of a steady stream of Beach House Mania at SxSW three years ag
Sub Pop (2010)
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  January 22, 2010