Percolator – ‘Sestra’

Percolator, based in Dublin, Ireland, are a three piece group formed in 2009. With influences drawn from such diverse sounds as Krautrock, shoegaze, avant garde, experimental and prog rock, Percolator released their debut album, ‘Sestra’, in April this year. It’s out through Penske-Recordings, a Cork-based independent label which has also released albums from the likes of up and coming Irish bands including The Altered Hours and Magic Pockets.

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Essential Advent Calendar: Lisbon Kid ft Sarah Cracknell – ‘We Look At The Stars’

Lisbon Kid join forces with Saint Etienne’s Sarah Cracknell on the gorgeous ‘We Look At The Stars’ for today’s Essential Advent Calendar.

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Atmospheric Singer-Songwriter Digvalley Releases Single ‘I Can’t Tell’ In Support of New Album Release ‘Void’

With a music video shot in a field in Snæfellsnes, rural Iceland, Digvalley has released the single, ‘I Can’t Tell’, from his new album, ‘Void’, released in November.

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Melbourne Dream Pop Outfit Frida Announce Release Of New Single ‘Everything (Is You)’

Melbourne dream pop band Frida announce the release of their new single, ‘Everything (Is You)’. The song is the first track from their forthcoming EP, ‘I Want In Your Head’, set to come out 25 November.

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NYC Based Somatic Moon Tell Us Their ‘Dream’ Ahead of ‘Mess’ EP

Somatic Moon, out of New York City, have released their debut single, ‘Dream’, ahead of their EP, ‘Mess’. It’s an ambient and orchestral record, featuring cello and trumpet, with a vocal that is vaguely reminiscent of Lily Allen and Kate Nash.

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Penny Bridges – ‘Tomorrow’

Wolverhampton singer songwriter Penny Bridges is back with a new single, ‘Tomorrow’.

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LOVE FROM OUTER SPACE – A.R. Kane’s Rudy Sends A Message To You

Dreampop pioneers A.R. Kane are back with a vengeance with a string of UK and European gigs under their belt and the tantalising prospect of […]

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It’s An Attitude Of ‘Gratitude’: We Talk To Penny Bridges

We introduced you to Penny Bridges a couple of weeks back. We got to chat to the Wolverhampton singer songwriter to find out a bit more.

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Heart/Dancer Combine Ethereal Vocals And Electro Pop on ‘My Heart Is A Dancer’

Swedish duo, Heart/Dancer, release their new LP, ‘My Heart Is A Dancer’ today. It’s an Electro-Pop album, their style heavy on synth and ethereal vocals.

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Ummagma’s ‘Frequency’ Is a Space Pop Dream

Released today, ‘Frequency’, the debut EP of Canadian/Ukrainian duo Ummagma, is a professional and polished work, dreamy and ethereal and lovely all at once.  Not […]

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‘Frequency’ The New EP from Ummagma Out Today

‘Frequency’, the new EP from Ummagma, is out today, wiht 5 original tracks, plus 3 remixes by Robin Guthrie, Malcolm Holmes, Marc Joy.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Voxes

Parisian band Voxes tell us their musical influences in this week’s Essential Weekly Playlist.

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Moonbabies Release Deluxe Album ‘Wizards on the Beach’

Moonbabies, a Dreampop duo comprising husband and wife team Ola and Carina Johansson Frick, formed in Malmö, Sweden in 1997. Initially a shoegaze-inspired band, they progressed steadily into more electronic directions.

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Ummagma Are On Our ‘Frequency’ With New Release

Here at Essentially Pop we well love a good bit of pop, so you can imagine our delight when our attention was brought to Canadian-Ukrainian dreampop duo Ummagma!

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Voxes – Dreamy Psychpop from Paris With a California Feel

Voxes are a psych/dreampop band from Paris, France, whose new EP, ‘Mind Fuzz’ was released on 25 September.

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The Marbles Jackson – ‘Notes to The Dust’

From the first cymbal you know that ‘Notes to The Dust’, by The Marbles Jackson, is going to be an album worth listening to.

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