Dayglow - Fuzzybrain
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Based on 125 ratings
2018 Ratings: #210
Liked by 8 people
September 28, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
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Indie Pop / Genres
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Main character music is its purest form.
FAVORITE TRACK: False Direction


bedroom pop.....

Part of me wants to call this album out on being so basic, but I know I would've been obsessed with this when it came out. It truly is the blueprint for bedroom pop and that weird art hoe phase everyone went through in 2018 and 2019. It's not the most engaging piece of music ever created, but its influence has been so noticeable since its release.
Undeniably similar to many of the indie acts of the bedroom generation, Fuzzybrain differenciates itself in the most simple ways.

Dayglow feels like a real band, not just an obvious copy of the genre's grandmaster DeMarco or his underling boy pablo. Dayglow present depth to their catchy, simple tunes. Depth through solid, dreamy instrumentation and great songwriting. Fuzzybrain does not sound like the result of a group of back alley kids' first major contribution to the music world. These ... read more
what to say, holy moly this album is the best bedroom pop album i've heard. just the warmth and happiness that comes from this is just pleasant.

Best Tracks:Can I Call You Tonight?, Fair Game, Junior Varsity
Worst Tracks:None
After giving this a relisten I can confirm this shrunk on me significantly. It's fun at times but overall this is nothing unique, special or even all that compelling in the genre. The lead singer sounds so flat and the basic guitar hooks get really really stale fast. It's so average and mediocre with no real risks and by the time I understood all of this was in Nicknames when he pauses the song and says "whoa so unexpected." Everything about this album is safe and predictable and if ... read more
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Added on: April 16, 2019