Wait until next year

Putting off what could be done tomorrow, today

Tag: chillwave

Hamilton Road

 

Not much of an update, I’m afraid, just another video.

I’m overly suspicious of the whole hypnagogic pop/chillwave scene, but I really like Ducktails. Mainly because he/they are not afraid of a tune. Plus, there’s less New Age-y nonsense. This video shows a sense of humour too, so Ducktails are the inaugural inductees into my Chillwavers Who Aren’t Awful Hall of Fame.

Anyway, while I am busy with work (including a temporary promotion-type thing) and pretending to do some Creative Writing stuff, I’ll try to neglect this ol’ place a little less. That may mean more filler like this post, so apologies to subscribers/RSS-feeders for any time wastage.

Enjoy the video.

Nostalgia Rock! (Thoughts on Hypnagogic pop, Ghost Box, Ariel Pink, Arcade Fire)

Polaroid image of a portable radioMusic has always borrowed from the past. ‘Pop Will Eat Itself’ is not just the name of an old English indie band. It is a pretty succinct summation of what popular music was, is and will be. Yet, of late, there have been many interesting developments that go beyond mere pastiche or obvious imitation. Read the rest of this entry »