Artist: Vidulgi Ooyoo
Genre: Dream-Pop, Ambient
Description: Soft vocals melt away into waves of reverb, a harmonious hybrid intermixing classic elements of shoe-gaze with pop
Song: Heavy Water/I’d Rather Be Sleeping
Genre: Folk, Experimental
Lyrics: It’s lifting me up / I’d rather be sleeping / I’d rather fall into tidal waves / Right where the deepest currents go
Description: A soft, crooning lullaby muffled under a blanket of inherent nostalgia.
Song: Monster’s Film
Genre: Shoegaze, New Wave
Description: A trancelike melody, opening and regressing towards a deconstructed wave of synth.
Artist: Elvis Depressedly
Lyrics: Dream my fears come true as I’m trying / To feel alright / I’ve become a catacomb of secrets
Genre: Fuzzy, grainy walls of sound coupled with adolescent self-pity– the perfect anthem for the angst-driven teen.
Artist: Craft Spells
Lyrics: Bringing me back now / Paranoia / You’ve kept yourself away from everyone else
Description: Though not the greatest singer, Vallesteros makes do with washed-out vocals set against a backdrop of catchy chords and copious amounts of reverb.
Song: Aspirin Boy
Genre: K-Indie, Lo-Fi
Description: Retaining the soft acoustic melodies characteristic to Korean indie, breathy vocals intwine with slightly more electronic sounds.