Posts tagged with chillwave

Theophilus London: Flying Overseas

While many likely can’t wait until the term chillwave – that somewhat elusive electronic sub-genre popularised by Washed Out, Neon Indian and the like – disappears off the musical radar, one man seems determined to hold onto it. New York emcee Theophilus London’s new single, ‘Flying Overseas’, opens with that characteristic über bassy synth, steadily […]

Washed Out: Within and Without

Being categorised within a subgenre with a cleverly coined portmanteau name can often be a curse in disguise, just consult any band labelled nu-rave in 2006. Thus Georgia native Ernest Greene, alias Washed Out, already faced a level of expectation and perhaps even scepticism prior to the release of his debut album, being one of […]

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