NEW MUSIC: Chad VanGaalen – Pine and Clover [Official Video]

Canadian musician and artist Chad VanGaalen first came on our radar back in 2008 with his third album Soft Airplane and in particular the single ‘Molten Light‘. Since then we’ve kept a keen eye on everything he’s released, from Diaper Island (2011) through to Shrink Dust (2014) the forthcoming new LP Light Information (September 8th, 2017, Sub Pop). Here’s the first clip from the new album, … Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Chad VanGaalen – Pine and Clover [Official Video]

NEW MUSIC: Chad VanGaalen | Where Are You?

Chad VanGaalen has a knack for writing skewed interstellar pop music that sounds both childlike and futuristic at the same time. His album Soft Airplane was a particular favourite of mine (among the four he’s released) so it’s exciting to read he has a new LP Shrink Dust coming out on April 19th via Sub Pop. PREORDER Continue reading NEW MUSIC: Chad VanGaalen | Where Are You?

ALBUM REVIEW: Chad VanGaalen | Diaper Island

written by Chris Familton Album number four finds Chad VanGaalen concocting his most complete full length set of songs and eschewing much of the willful disorientation and quirkiness that characterised some of his earlier releases. VanGaalen also moved into a professional studio to record these songs which has resulted in a lush aural embrace of sound to get lost in. Diaper Island still manages to … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Chad VanGaalen | Diaper Island