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There are a couple of reasons this year has seen the release of so many great EPs: cheaper recording technology, easier distribution methods, the death of the album cycle. But I think the prevailing reason is that, as our attention spans grow shorter and the amount of music we have to check out every day… More »

This past week brought Memorial Day, and with it, the unofficial start of summer. It also meant a four-day work week, but even with the truncated timeframe, there were more than enough excellent songs released for us to fight over what had to place in 5 Best Songs and what would be left in the… More »

Judging from what little we’ve heard so far — lead single “Simple And Sure,” a snippet of intro “Art Smock” — the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart’s upcoming third album Days Of Abandon marks a significant scaling back from the arena shoegaze grandeur of 2011’s Belong. But it’s also not just a return to… More »

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A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Hey, You’re Mine (The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Last month, intercontinental shoegazers A Sunny Day In Glasgow released their double EP Planning Weed Like It's Acid / Life Is Loss, which earned a…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2015 - 9:10 am

A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Hey, You’re Mine” Video

People who are into wrestling are really fucking into wrestling, and people who aren’t still tend to want to look on with curious fascination. Such…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 13, 2015 - 12:59 pm

Stream A Sunny Day In Glasgow Planning Weed Like It’s Acid / Life Is Loss

Planning Weed Like It’s Acid / Life Is Loss is A Sunny Day In Glasgow's dual EP follow-up to last year's full-length Sea When Absent.
James Rettig | November 9, 2015 - 2:58 pm
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A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Hey, You’re Mine”

A Sunny Day In Glasgow came back with renewed light last year after a hushed, four-year break with the fantastic LP Sea When Absent. They're…
Charles Innis | October 27, 2015 - 2:46 pm

A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Jet Black, Starlit”

After an extended break, A Sunny Day In Glasgow came back rearing last year with Sea When Absent, and the Philly band hasn't let up…
James Rettig | October 5, 2015 - 11:46 am

Roman À Clef – “Abandonware (Josh And Jer)”

Roman À Clef is a new band that features A Sunny Day In Glasgow's Ryan Newmyer and Jen Goma, as well as Ice Choir frontman…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2015 - 2:01 pm

A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Saturn Pulls Me Apart (Death Of The Unconquerable Night)”

Last month we shared the first single from A Sunny Day in Glasgow's participation in the limited edition cassette series Sketch For Winter called "Shut
Ethan Jacobs | December 5, 2014 - 3:59 pm

A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Crushin'” Video & “Shut Your Mouth, It’s Christmas”

Two new developments from A Sunny Day In Glasgow today: First, the band has released a video for Sea When Absent track "Crushin'." Directed by…
Chris DeVille | November 18, 2014 - 5:15 pm

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart – “Kelly” Video

Back in May, the Pains Of Being Pure At Heart released their third studio album, Days Of Abandon. Now, to match their delightful brand of…
Ethan Jacobs | October 23, 2014 - 12:03 pm

A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Double Dutch” Video

Here's an exceedingly literal video for A Sunny Day In Glasgow's "Double Dutch." Directors Jen Goma and Luisa Conlon set the Sea When Absent track…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2014 - 1:30 pm

A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Almost Like Emotion (The Drop)”

A Sunny Day In Glasgow made their cataclysmic return this year with the sunshine shoegaze opus Sea When Absent, which would have been more than…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2014 - 10:41 am
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A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Bye Bye Big Ocean (Ice Choir Remix)”

A Sunny Day In Glasgow came back out of nowhere earlier this year with Sea When Absent, and it's their best album. Now the group…
Miles Bowe | July 25, 2014 - 12:08 pm
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A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “In Love With Useless (The Timeless Geometry In The Tradition Of Passing)” Video

Sea When Absent, the sublime new album from international dream-pop outfit A Sunny Day In Glasgow, came out this week. On the heels of the…
Chris DeVille | June 27, 2014 - 9:57 am
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Stream A Sunny Day In Glasgow Sea When Absent

The Philadelphia dream-pop group a Sunny Day In Glasgow specializes in smeary melodic head-rushes, and until recently, you might have thought that they'd made their…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2014 - 4:52 pm
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A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Bye Bye Big Ocean (The End)”

Barely a week into this year we got a nice surprise with A Sunny Day In Glasgow's "In Love With Useless (The Timeless Geometry In
Miles Bowe | May 28, 2014 - 2:47 pm

A Sunny Day In Glasgow – “Crushin'”

After a prolonged absence, Philly dream-gloop beauty-conjurers a Sunny Day In Glasgow came shimmering back earlier this year with the new song "In Love With
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2014 - 2:31 pm

A Sunny Day In Glasglow – “In Love With Useless (The Timeless Geometry In The Tradition Of Passing)”

Can you believe we haven't heard anything by A Sunny Day In Glasgow since 2010? That's a long time for most bands to take a…
Miles Bowe | January 6, 2014 - 1:17 pm
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