Dream pop, however, is a little different. The term has meant different things to different audiences at different times, because it was always more of a descriptor than a proper genre. So in assembling this list, we took the descriptive quality of the term and ran with it, assembling a list of 30 records that felt like they belonged together even as they came from different scenes, eras, and geographic locations. The debut album from Captured Tracks stalwarts DIIV didn’t intentionally set out to channel dream pop. Yes, they were fans of Ride, but frontman Zachary Cole Smith cited this particular album’s inspirations as krautrock and Malian music. Yet from the opening gambit of the instrumental track (Druun) to the distant vocals of Past Lives -vocals that sound like they're being teleported from another dimension-DIIV quickly found themselves cited as revivalists of dream pop.
Reckoning is the second studio album by the American alternative rock band . released on April 9, 1984 by . Produced by Mitch Easter and Don Dixon, the album was recorded at Reflection Sound Studio in Charlotte, North Carolina, over 16 days in December 1983 and January 1984. Dixon and Easter intended to capture the sound of . s live performances, and used binaural recording on several tracks.
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Dream pop (or dreampop) is a subgenre of alternative rock and neo-psychedelia that developed in the 1980s. The style is typified by a preoccupation with sonic texture and atmosphere as much as melody. It often overlaps with the related genre of shoegazing, and the two genre terms have at times been used interchangeably. Dream pop is thought to relate to the "immersion" in the music experienced by the listener.
began their Warner contract in 1988 as the biggest band to emerge from the American underground. Fifteen years later, they released In Time: The Best of . 1988-2003, the first overview of their long stint at Warner Records. During that decade and a half, . had a turbulent journey. At the outset, their legend and influence as one of the key - if not the key - bands of the American underground was firmly in place, but their success kept growing, culminating in a breakthrough to international stardom in 1991 thanks to "Losing My Religion" and Out.