From green to blue

Fuck off, I'm trying to take a leak
It’s reprehensible that, as a Vancouver-based music blog, I haven’t written about Teen Daze yet. The city’s new local favourite has been getting some solid press lately thanks to notable remixes (Yeasayer, Local Natives, Twin Sister) and blog-friendly chillwave tunes.

Here’s “Saviour,” a gauzy, reverb-hazed track from his new EP, Four More Years. It sounds a lot like Washed Out, with chilled out beats and a wash of soothing harmonies that are so heavily effected, they can be difficult to distinguish from the instruments. With lots of natural imagery (trees, sunshine) and heartfelt romance (“I need to be with you”), this an awesomely blissful late-summer swoon.

His music has been picked up big American sites, but kudos to Teen Daze for going with the Canadian spelling on this one.

MP3: “Saviour”
 
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  1. ME
    Posted August 22, 2010 at 9:44 pm | Permalink

    Love it! This is my favourite from Four More Years. Also, check out Teen Daze’ cover of Japandroids Wet Hair. It is amazing!

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  1. By I’m just all regret now on September 6, 2010 at 11:26 am

    [...] all in a synthified electro-pop sheen. It’s a little less gauzy than Teen Daze’s usual reverb-drenched material, but there’s still a distinct undercurrent of glo-fi (hypnogenic pop in this one. The [...]

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