Princess Chelsea – I Love My Boyfriend – Audio

Back in 2015 the New Zealand dreamwave project Princess Chelsea last featured. On the 7th of September the LP The Loneliest Girl will be released.

Princess Chelsea - I Love My Boyfriend

Princess Chelsea

With a greater emphasis on instrumentation than previous features the first track to surface from the album, I Love My Boyfriend, which was released on the 22nd as a standalone single and is available on bandcamp, opens with a bulging bass-line (how could I not be enamoured?) prior to dissolving in to a dreamlike composition that unfurls as though in slow motion, in to which the mind becomes entranced by the hazy soft brushes of the song.

The almost three year gap in last being featured coincides with the release of the LP The Great Cybernetic Depression rather than purely my own incompetence.

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Jonathan Bree – Boombox Serenade – Video

The New Zealand nowave creator Jonathan Bree releases the LP Sleepwalking on the 8th of June.

Jonathan Bree - Sleepwalking - artwork

Jonathan Bree – Sleepwalking – artwork

A musician who always creates songs of creamy synthesised intrigue hence why a stalwart of the site since introduction in 2014 and on the basis of the songs I have heard from Sleepwalking (available on bandcamp) the full release seems set to be one to add to the collection with some urgency.

The most recent track to surface, the second of the eleven on the album is Boombox Serenade.

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Jonathan Bree – Valentine – Video

It was back in 2015 that the New Zealand melancholicwave creator Jonathan Bree last featured.

Jonathan Bree - Valentine

Jonathan Bree

Word arrives that a new LP, Sleepwalking, is on its way shortly.

The third track to surface from the album – Valentine (available as a stand alone single on bandcamp) – is of slightly less dour countenance than music previously featured, though that does need to be taken in context when listening to the song, with the track having a retrospective ’60s feeling with its analogue effect sadcore demeanour.

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Anecdata – Antifaxxers – Audio

Anecdata is a synthrock project from New Zealand.

Anecdata

Anecdata

Back in July I was sent an introduction and only now have I reached that email, though with fortune the LP You Do Not Do which was released this month (available on bandcamp), means I am almost current, though sadly once again I am once again a few days late to getting round to getting a feature written, my apologies to one and all.

A glorious revolution of synthesis drifts through the room to the accompaniment of sharply turned bass loops, extended guitar and electro-vocals resulting the listener is immediately minded of Sparks, as the audience articulates limbs akin to a retro velvet beaked nodding duck water-feature gizmo.

If, like me, you are in the Northern Hemisphere you can safely turn off the heating before hitting play as the warmth, from my pick of the release – the third of the eleven tracks on the album – Antifaxxers – permeates the room with the raising ambient warming temperature being palpably discernible.

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James Carter – These Days (feat. Zoe Maxwell) – Audio

The English EDM producer James Carter recently collaborated with the singer Zoe Maxwell from New Zealand.

Zoe Maxwell

Zoe Maxwell

The resulting track The Days, which was released earlier in the month, is an ambient luscious wave of piano, electronica, a sprinkling of guitar and a superlative voice which encircles the listener inside a warming cocoon of drifting silk and interspersing, though not overbearing, drops – affording the song an organic layering.

James Carter

James Carter

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These Days (feat. Zoe Maxwell) – James Carter is available on iTunes.*

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