Growing up in a home with no internet access, I only got to know music through local radio and TV stations and for a time I thought the songs those channels featured were the only music genres that existed. I got stuck with ‘mainstream’ music until college, and would easily get bored with it. I remember complaining that ‘popular’ songs always have the same themesβ€”love, money, sex, and drugs.

I was in desperate need of a new sound that has more depth, but I unfortunately didn’t have the means. A few years after college, however, I was introduced to other genres of music through Chad. He’s an audiophile and has been listening to different kinds of music since he was young. I got to know trip-hop, ska, electronic, indie, trance, etc. My current favorite is dream pop, a sub-genre of pop rock and alternative rock, which originated in the United Kingdom.

Thrifted glasses | Freeway dress used as skirt | Union Jack shirt from Ode to Her | Forever 21 suede brogues

Dream pop tends to focus on textures and moods rather than propulsive rock riffs. Vocals are generally breathy or sung in a near-whisper, and lyrics are often introspective or existential in nature. (source) You see, music is not just limited to the proverbial LMSD.

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LOL I look preggers in this pic, but I’m not. Haha. Must be because of the movement. So, I’m leaving you with my favorite dream pop artist Grimes. She’s a bit weird but amusing at the same time. Hope you like it!

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  • Anmari

    I enjoyed the music too!
    Oh dear, youre lucky coz when i was growing up the music they play on radio stations were a week delayed from the international radio and we didnt have internet too until i finished my university degree, lol!
    gotta try these genre’s you mentioned. ive listened to ska, electronic & trance. i was crazy about it when i was on my laid back mountaineering days πŸ™‚


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