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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We're officially a week into spring, and in New York City, at least, it's actually almost starting to feel like it. Somehow, though, this week's…
Stereogum | March 28, 2014 - 2:55 pm

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Yumi Zouma – “Crush (It’s Late, Just Stay)”

Even with members scattered around the globe, Yumi Zouma have mastered electric, cushiony pop -- the musical equivalent of what I like to think dancing…
Gil Green | September 12, 2018 - 2:58 pm

Yumi Zouma – “In Camera”

The last time we heard from Yumi Zouma, the gauzy New Zealand indie-poppers were contributing to Stadiums & Shrines' recent Dreams compilation. Today, they've shared…
Peter Helman | August 21, 2018 - 10:38 am

Stream Stadiums & Shrines’ Dreams Comp Feat. Julie Byrne, Mutual Benefit, Ricky Eat Acid, & More

There’s a lot of layers to sound connoisseurs Stadiums & Shrines' new multimedia compilation album Dreams. It’s an expansive 18-track double LP (with three digital…
Gil Green | June 11, 2018 - 4:19 pm

Yumi Zouma – “France (Grands Boulevards)”

The tastemakers behind Stadiums & Shrines put together a new compilation album called Dreams that'll be released this summer on the label Cascine. The album's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 4, 2018 - 3:39 pm

Stream Yumi Zouma Willowbank

Yumi Zouma work fast. The gauzy New Zealand indie-poppers released their debut album Yoncalla last year, and they already followed it up, earlier this year,…
Tom Breihan | September 29, 2017 - 11:03 am

Yumi Zouma – “Half Hour” Video

Next month, Yumi Zouma are following up last year's Yoncalla debut LP with a new album called Willowbank. They've shared a few tracks from it…
James Rettig | September 12, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Yumi Zouma – “Persephone”

Over the past few years, multinational dream-pop combo Yumi Zouma have proven themselves to be masters of wistful exhilaration and melancholy drift. "Persephone," the latest…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2017 - 9:58 am

Yumi Zouma – “Depths (Pt. I)”

Yumi Zouma will release a new album in October by way of Cascine, and we've already heard lead single "December." The New Zealanders return today…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 15, 2017 - 10:21 am

Yumi Zouma – “December”

Last year, gauzy New Zealand pop project Yumi Zouma put out their debut album, Yoncalla, and they're already back with another one, even after finding…
James Rettig | August 1, 2017 - 11:22 am

Yumi Zouma – “Text From Sweden” Video

Today, New Zealand synthpoppers Yumi Zouma release their extremely limited-edition full-album cover version of the Oasis classic (What's The Story) Morning Glory?; we've posted their…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2017 - 10:00 am

Yumi Zouma – “Champagne Supernova” (Oasis Cover)

For its Sounds Delicious series, the Seattle website and label Turntable Kitchen recently commissioned the New Zealand synthpop group Yumi Zouma to record a full-album…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 11:05 am


Yumi Zouma – “She’s Electric” (Oasis Cover)

Seattle website and record label Turntable Kitchen sponsors a vinyl subscription service called Sounds Delicious in which notable artists cover an entire classic album. Today…
Chris DeVille | February 14, 2017 - 9:36 am


Stream MADEIRA Bad Humors EP

Kim Pflaum was a founding member of Yumi Zouma, and her work as MADEIRA taps into similar light-as-air vibes. But Bad Humors, the EP Pflaum…
Chris DeVille | September 13, 2016 - 1:17 pm

Yumi Zouma – “Keep It Close To Me” Video

Globe-tropping astral pop band Yumi Zouma released their latest album, Yoncalla, this past spring and "Keep It Close To Me" was its stand-out single. Today…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 1, 2016 - 10:01 am

Stream Yumi Zouma Yoncalla

The New Zealand band Yumi Zouma make synthpop, but you can't really call them '80s revivalists. Instead, the band turn the subgenre into hazy swoon-music.
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2016 - 10:37 am
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