Back in October I wrote a review for the digital single release, ‘Making Plans for the End’ by The Microdance. They are back with a further cut from forthcoming album ‘New Waves Of Hope’, below is a slightly amended version of their press release;
“New The Microdance digital single release ‘We Meet In Dreams’, follows the critically acclaimed ‘Making Plans for the End’, reviewed here, and features Nicole Fiorentino (Smashing Pumpkins, Veruca Salt, The Cold and Lovely) on backing vocals and Eric Gardner (Iggy Pop, Morrissey, Cypress Hill, Tegan and Sara, Moby) on drums. Album ‘New Waves of Hope’ was recorded at theLAB in Los Angeles, with Frankie Siragusa producing, engineering, mixing and mastering.
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‘We Meet in Dreams’ was chosen as the opening track of the sprawling, sonically rich ‘New Waves of Hope’ thanks to its brightness and immediacy. The propulsive chords, shoegazy vocals and delicate arpeggios of the verse give way to a huge, anthemic chorus; the song closes with an urgent, climactic outro. Hooks and earworms are prevalent throughout. In the words of guitarist Gavin Mata Hari, ‘It’s a great poppy rock song with just enough wonkiness to keep interesting’. Frontman Alex Keevill describes it as ‘A serious song with a maudlin head and a disco heart.’
‘We Meet in Dreams’ is released digitally through Boxing Clever Records and precedes ‘New Waves of Hope’; which will see a multi-format release in late May.”
The Microdance celebrated by launching the single at The Victoria in Dalston on the fifteenth of April. They were joined by Los Angeles shoegazers Light FM and South London’s Violetic. I for one would have loved to have borne witness to what was by all accounts a gloriously raucous, success of an evening.