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In this edition: discover the dream pop of Carrousel; consider tracks from Heyward Howkins and The Spring Standards; and videos from Carrousel, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Heyward Howkins, Muncie Girls, The Spring Standards, and Umlala. Discover: Carrousel courtesy of Carrousel The dream pop of Carrousel is built on beautiful symphonic soundscapes driven by emotion and imagination. Their debut, 27 rue de mi'chelle , comes from the mind of frontman and principal songwriter Joel Piedt. Piedt [...]
"Perfect imperfection" is how frontman and founder Joel Piedt describes the music of his Carrousel , a rather intriguing new dream/pop band from Tallahassee, Florida. Inspired by Brian Wilson and "Good Vibrations" and holed up for two and a half years in their makeshift home studio, Piedt and his various conspirators meticulously crafted each track of their May 1 debut album, layering dense vocal harmonies, tambourines, 60-ish guitar lines and dramatic piano fills into a dazzling melange of smart, sophisticated art/pop. Named in part for an ex-girlfriend, 27 rue de mi'chelle is an [...]
Florida dreamers Carrousel present "143 and "Where Do We Go From Here" for your weekend deliverance. The songs are found on the forthcoming debut, 27 rue de mi'chelle , set for release on May 1st. "143 http://www.reverbnation.com/ca rrouseltheband
Hace unas semanas aparecía por aquí un nuevo trío de Boston llamado Carousel . Hoy, con una R más en el nombre, y desde Florida, llegan Carrousel , un sexteto de dream pop que hará disfrutar a los amantes del pop más exquisito. El 1 de mayo se publicará 27 Rue De Mi'chelle , su primer álbum, concebido por Joel Piedt, el líder de la formación, como una novela musical sobre perdidas, arrepentimientos y corazones rotos. La grabación del álbum, a lo largo de dos años y medio, se inspiró en la manera en la que Brian [...]
Exposure is our scrapbook of our favourite new bands. Today's exposure features Tallahassee based dream-pop band Carrousel. The band also give two recommendations for their favourite new artists. Name : Carrousel Location : Tallahassee, USA Genre : Dream-pop For Fans of : Sufjan Stevens, Wye Oak Website : Facebook Carrousel create unusual, dreamy soundscapes that are as beautiful as they are infectious. So [...]
Tweet Carousels aren't exactly known for a strong association with great music, unless of course you're a fan of barrel organs playing waltzes. I'm not. Other than kinetosis, they conjure up thoughts of Logan's Run and American Gods - not bad, but again not necessarily all that relevant to auditory joy. Carrousel ( sic - they spell it French-style) do at times lapse into a touch of "Oom-Pah-Pah" 6/8, but it's done with folky charm rather than fairground shtick. [...]
Happy Halloween! This year, TWD is handing out treats in the form of new songs and videos you should check out via this latest Weekly Roundup. Enjoy!