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Dream Pop

The sound: “Dream pop dream pop dream pop. [It’s] all we think about,” the band writes on its ReverbNation page, a truth reinforced by its murky bass lines and vintage synthesizers. The Cure is one clear influence on songs such as “S.O.S.,” while the more nightmarish energy of “Architects” evokes more modern genre practitioners such as Warpaint. But there’s nothing sleepy about singer-keyboardist Tammy Herrera, who leads the songs with a determined, slightly melodramatic alto. By: David Greenwald, L.A. Unheard