Crushed Stars – In the Bright Rain

When it comes to dream pop, it’s difficult not to succumb to the genre’s inherent charm.  Sure, the general murkiness will often leave you feeling anesthetized, but who wouldn’t be at least slightly assuaged by undulating guitar arpeggios and gauzy vocal melodies soaked in cathedral levels of reverb?  Haphazard metal and hackneyed punk are easy to … [Read more...]