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Old 12-10-2013, 16:17
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Over the past year or so, I've really been loving the new and emerging dream pop artists and bands...

Here are some of my favourites:

Empress of
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBy3LyC4OWI

Grimes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FH-q0I1fJY

Say Lou Lou
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKj-ZP1P8Ec

Thoughts? Tell me some of your favourites!
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Old 12-10-2013, 17:45
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Dream Pop is one of thos enon specific Genre's that so many could fall into Ellie Goulding, lyke Li, Bjork, Florence + The Machine, Kate Bush and Bat For Lashes it's why i love it pardon the pun but it's all so dreamy
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Old 12-10-2013, 19:33
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adoe the genre too...adore grimes so much <3
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Old 12-10-2013, 19:36
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adoe the genre too...adore grimes so much <3
Apparently her new album is due next year!!!
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Old 13-10-2013, 00:44
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I quite like M83.
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Old 13-10-2013, 00:58
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I like Grimes, but I'm not sure how she could possibly be described as Dream Pop.

Check out Beach House for a good example of the sub-genre:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeaHW-rUsUQ
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Old 13-10-2013, 05:21
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Beach House.
St Vincent.
Melody's Echo Chamber.
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Old 13-10-2013, 06:59
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nice topic, love dream pop, the Tame Impala cover was great

As well as those already mentioned, most of whom I love I could list quite a few other favourites.

Slowdive
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2INLBsRYVBs

John Foxx & Robin Guthrie, the Mirrorball album is very dreamy, a favourite of mine
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKH_J03NMJM

iamamiwhoami
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMroXbAmrI8

Perfume Genius ...probably not dream pop?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrrEKEgTOfU

Mew are one of my favourite bands, so under appreciated, some of their music is really dreamy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oJRYzSTNO4

Paradise by Wild Nothing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cP8wfslr7hY

Nice song from the new Moby album
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dq_VkETFPzQ

Von by Sigur Rós <3
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6LCbJe1dmg

Some Goldfrapp stuff too i'd recommend the Felt Mountain and Seventh Tree albums and this new song 'Drew'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCzoTQqEoFg

bit of a long post
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Old 13-10-2013, 07:02
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Thinking about it half of those probably aren't dream pop...
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Old 13-10-2013, 09:26
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Mew are a great band but I wouldn't class them as dream pop - but they do occasionally drop into that genre from time to time, ' Silas, the magic car' maybe being their best example.
Going to see me live in London next month!
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Old 13-10-2013, 18:36
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I like Grimes, but I'm not sure how she could possibly be described as Dream Pop
She is an experimentalist, she does dip in and out of the genre but her Visions B sides are kinda dream-poppy:

Angel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U54tkJ5fLrE
Ambrosia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EacilOuwrHo

They are definitely some of her strongest tracks, I wish they were on the main album!

Plus I think her vocals in general bring her into that dream-pop direction more so than her her instrumentation does.
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Old 13-10-2013, 18:38
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Beach House.
St Vincent.
Melody's Echo Chamber.
YESYESYES!!! How could I forget? Cruel in particular is pretty spectacular!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Itt0rALeHE8
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Old 13-10-2013, 21:25
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Over the past year or so, I've really been loving the new and emerging dream pop artists and bands...

Here are some of my favourites:

Empress of
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBy3LyC4OWI

Grimes
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1FH-q0I1fJY

Say Lou Lou
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKj-ZP1P8Ec

Thoughts? Tell me some of your favourites!
Wow, I love this.

A thread on DS... with good music in it. I think I need to lie down.
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Old 13-10-2013, 22:19
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Have some Pure Bathing Culture on me: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxCeCWecDOE
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Old 14-10-2013, 12:44
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90's Dream pop band Mazzy Star have just released a new album and should be checked out.

Drugstore (another 90's band) have also recently released a new album so the genre is still alive

Unfortunately School Of Seven Bells have recently gone into Hiatus due to Benjiman being diagnosed with cancer
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Old 14-10-2013, 20:11
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Wow, I love this.

A thread on DS... with good music in it. I think I need to lie down.
Haha thanks! Keep the suggestions coming guys!!!
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Old 14-10-2013, 22:33
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If we're wondering who might fall into the DP category,
MOJO magazine gave away a CD titled "Dream Pop" in 2010. It included: Sigur Ros, Mercury Rev, Panda Bear and the Ruby Suns and some older
proto-DP stuff (Brian Eno w/ Cluster, the Cocteau Twins).
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Old 15-10-2013, 20:23
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If we're wondering who might fall into the DP category,
MOJO magazine gave away a CD titled "Dream Pop" in 2010. It included: Sigur Ros, Mercury Rev, Panda Bear and the Ruby Suns and some older
proto-DP stuff (Brian Eno w/ Cluster, the Cocteau Twins).
This makes a lot of sense, dream pop originated as a subgenre of alternative rock and has recently descended more into a pop/electronica direction.

A bit gutted I missed this CD actually:/
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Old 15-10-2013, 20:50
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This makes a lot of sense, dream pop originated as a subgenre of alternative rock and has recently descended more into a pop/electronica direction.

A bit gutted I missed this CD actually:/
You could try to get a second-hand copy off somewhere
like Ebay.
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Old 03-01-2014, 03:48
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blue... http://www.mediafire.com/download/ve...cade%20e.p.zip
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Old 03-01-2014, 07:37
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A bit of sad news in the dream pop genre is that Benjamin from School of Seven Bells passed away just before the new year at the age of 35 after being diagnosed with cancer a year ago.

Definitely a band you should check out
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:26
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I'm not sure I would have called this 'Dream Pop' at the time but The Cocteau Twins sound just as good as most of the newer artists. I would say they sound better.

Heaven or Las Vegas

Pearly-DewDrops' Drop (second time I have got to reference that fav)

Elizabeth Fraser really falls under the radar when it comes to innovators.

If this is just dreamy music then

The Durutti Column - Sketch of Summer

And is this not Dream Pop?

Liverpool Express - You Are my Love. ( never though I would ever reference that!)
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Old 03-01-2014, 13:21
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Dunno if you could call someone like ellie goulding dream pop, my favourite dream pop band is beach house, their last 2 albums were brilliant, also like a bit of m83, love grimes but dunno if she's dream pop
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Old 03-01-2014, 13:32
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Dream Pop is one of thos enon specific Genre's that so many could fall into Ellie Goulding, lyke Li, Bjork, Florence + The Machine, Kate Bush and Bat For Lashes it's why i love it pardon the pun but it's all so dreamy
Sorry but I think the only artist that could be called Dream Pop in your list is Lyke Li

I think the rest is just you trying to shoe-horn your favourites into a thread!
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Old 03-01-2014, 13:54
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Sorry but I think the only artist that could be called Dream Pop in your list is Lyke Li

I think the rest is just you trying to shoe-horn your favourites into a thread!
I thought a genre or sub-genre like 'Dream Pop' defined a style of music rather than a set of artists?

For me The Ronettes were doing something like 'Dream Pop' in 1964.
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