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There are a number of iterations of one dark scenario that plays out in the video for Memory Tapes' video for "Sheila." It's either the worst trust fall of all-time or everyone in the clip that isn't…   Read Story »
This week Dayve Hawk -- aka Memory Tapes -- will unleash his third proper full-length, Grace/Confusion, on the world. We've already offered up a stream of the record and a fairly contentious…   Read Story »
"Feels Like We Only Go Backwards" is the immediate standout from Tame Impala's much-loved new album Lonerism. Meanwhile, lonerist synthpopper Memory Tapes has built an entire aesthetic out of feeling…   Read Story »
How does the word "chillwave" make you feel in the waning weeks of 2012? If it doesn't make you say "huh?" it probably makes you say "ugh." We all have a different tolerance for contrived trend…   Read Story »
Next week, soft-focus synthpop emoter Dayve Hawk, better known as Memory Tapes, releases his new album Grace/Confusion. We've already posted the early singles "Sheila" and "Neighborhood Watch," and…   Read Story »
Memory Tapes, producer Dayve Hawk's dazed synthpop project, will release new album Grace/Confusion next month, and we've already posted first single "Sheila." This morning, we get to hear the second…   Read Story »
Three years ago, the hazed-out synthpopper Memory Tapes released "Walk Me Home," a 17-minute tribute to horror-movie film scores. And even though horror franchises usually come once a year, he's…   Read Story »
Dayve Hawk's Memory Tapes project will put out a new record next year, and today he's letting go of the first single, a throbbing, heady, 8-minute jam called "Sheila." It's sort of all over the…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, the Brooklyn band DIIV released Oshin, their well-received debut album of sparkling, assured dreampop. And now they've brought in Memory Tapes, a man known for a very different…   Read Story »
Earlier this week, the Swedish Balearic production duo Air France announced their breakup on Tumblr, severely bumming out a whole lot of people in my Twitter feed. Another saddened party was the…   Read Story »