Tape Waves – Here To Fade

Posted in Uncategorized on September 11, 2016 by bleedinggold


Tape Waves Here To FadeDès les premières secondes de So Fast, titre d’ouverture du nouvel album des américains de Tape Waves, un climat de romantisme atemporel règne sans partage. Il faut dire que le duo, natif de Charleston, en Caroline du Sud, en connaît un rayon quand il s’agit d’écrire des ballades fluides, aux couleurs variées et évanescentes à l’image de l’illustration qui orne la pochette d’Here To Fade. Deuxième album déjà pour Kim et Jarod Weldin après Let You Go, paru en 2014, mais c’est comme si rien n’avait changé. Les guitares se font sensibles et se mélangent harmonieusement aux discrets claviers pour donner naissance à une dream pop que des groupes comme Cocteau Twins ou Talula Gosh ne renieraient certainement pas.

Certains pourraient reprocher un manque criant d’originalité, d’autres groupes s’étant déjà pliés à l’exercice, de Seapony à Beach Fossils pour ne citer que les derniers…

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▶ Tape Waves – Here To Fade [LP/CD]

Posted in Band Update, Music with tags , , , on August 3, 2016 by bleedinggold

Tape Waves available in Taiwan….


tape waves here to fade音樂家/樂團:Tape Waves
專輯:Here To Fade
類型:Dream Pop, Indie Pop, Jangle Pop
廠牌:Bleeding Gold


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BG106 | Here to Fade

Posted in Band Update, Music with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 29, 2016 by bleedinggold


Tape Waves is Kim and Jarod Weldin, a dream pop duo from Charleston, South Carolina. With shimmery guitars and hushed vocals that repeatedly charm the blogosphere, their songs evoke images of hazy summer days and young love. Their sun-drenched pop songs have garnered attention from numerous media outlets including NYLON, BlackBook and Impose. Their sophomore LP titled ‘Here To Fade’ is released with Bleeding Gold Records on July 29th, 2016. The 10-song album is available as a limited edition colored gatefold vinyl 12″(blue/white swirl and grey), as well as CD and digital format.
BG106 PP

Listen: Tape Waves – ‘Standing In Line’

Posted in Band Update, Music with tags , , , on July 19, 2016 by bleedinggold

Killer Ponytail

tape wavesYou know summer has truly arrived when Charleston’s Tape Waves release a new record. 

Not only does the duo’s sonic aesthetic conjure up the essence of a beach breeze, but their sound also seems to encapsulate an emotional longing with which it’s nearly impossible not to relate.  

The band’s second album, Here To Fade is slated for release on 29 July via Bleeding Gold Records, and the latest cut ‘Standing In Line’ is the perfect introduction to Tape Waves’ approach to soulful dream pop.

The track rushes in with echo chamber guitars interweaving an intoxicating melody before Kim Hart Weldin’s vocals rise like a plush hit of summer air.

But the song’s summery disposition belies a knowingly sombre subject matter. The band say this of the track:

“‘Standing In Line’ recalls that lovesick feeling, when you’re waiting on the person you love to live up to your ideal…

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Track of the day #92 : Tape Waves – So Fast

Posted in Band Update, Music with tags , , , , , , on July 13, 2016 by bleedinggold

Mix It All Up

Tape Waves are dreampop duo, Jared and Kim Weldin from Charleston, SC. The band are set to release their sophomore album ‘Here To Fade’ on 29th July 2016 and the first track from the album is ‘So Fast‘.

For a track which instrumentation is almost quite folky in nature regarding the guitar and basslines, this dreampop track is not typical of its counterparts. This is only a good thing and makes ‘So Fast’ a rather unique track. The soft vocals throughout are contrasting to the instrumentation, drowned in reverb in which the colourful guitar melodies stand out against.

The track ‘So Fast’ will be available on Tape Waves next album ‘Here To Fade’ which will be released at the end of this month, but  for now, you can listen to it via Soundcloud below.

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BG105 | As Loud As I Can

Posted in Uncategorized on May 24, 2016 by bleedinggold
Spooky Cigarette, whose name is a facetious nudge at their frontmanʼs self proclaimed identity as a black (spook) fag (cigarette), is a New/No Wave project from San Diego, California, formed in the fall of 2015. Fronted by Frank Mindingall (Beaters, Northern Tigers, Ale Mania) and consisting of Jakob McWhinney (Space Heat, The Soaks) Skylar Eppler (Via Meteor), and Danny Gallo (formerly of Hills like Elephants), the project aims to channel the subtly decorated borders of night and day. With dirigible synths, cumulonimbus flangers, and the cool colors of pop, theyʼve already shared the stage with excellent acts such as Lower Dens, Thee Commons, Grenda, Chris Cohen, Island Boy, TV Girl & Tijuana Panthers. Their debut EP, ʻAs Loud As I Canʼ is an attempt to fully realize social and sexual identity and reconcile all the time lost. It is both haunting and inviting, like writhing in chaise to find the perfect position. ʻAs Loud As I Canʼ is set to be released on cassette through Bleeding Gold Records and Field Trips.

Spooky Cigarette

Posted in Uncategorized on May 7, 2016 by bleedinggold


Formed in the fall of 2015, Spooky Cigarette is an homage to new wave, no wave, and post punk. With fluorescent guitars, cumulonimbus synths, and a dusk bass, Spooky Cigarette is the subtly decorated borders of night and day. As loud as I Can is both haunting and comfortable, like writhing in a chaise to find the perfect position.

BG105 ‘As Loud As I Can’ available May 20, 2016 via Bleeding Gold/Field Trips

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