News

Premiere: Teen Daze - “Along” Video

Plus Hear a Home Recording of "Along"

Jul 29, 2015

Though he's commonly thought of as a bedroom-confined artist, Teen Daze recorded his forthcoming Morning World LP in an actual studio, and even received some assistance from John Vanderslice and co-producer Simon Bridgefoot. More

Nov 02, 2012

Next week, Teen Daze will release his second album of 2012, The Inner Mansions. But as of today you can listen to the dreamy project in full.  More

Listen: Teen Daze - “Garden 2” and “Spirit”

From Sophomore LP The Inner Mansions

Sep 26, 2012

On Nov. 6 Canadian musical artist Jamison, a.k.a. Teen Daze will release The Inner Mansions, the sophomore follow-up to his debut All of Us, Together, an album that just came out earlier this year. More

Sep 22, 2012

Remember back when making a mixtape for your friends meant more than sending over a Spotify playlist? When you’d carefully select songs before burning them onto a CD? (Or recording them to tape?) When every track meant something? We've a gotten few of our favorite artists to make a tape for you, including Peaking Lights, Dntel, Teen Daze, Big Black Delta, Acid House Kings, and more. More

Jun 02, 2012

Remember back when making a mixtape for your friends meant more than sending over a Spotify playlist? When you’d carefully select songs before burning them onto a CD? (Or recording them to tape?) When every track meant something? Since it’s difficult to hand physical media through the Internet, we’ve compiled all the mixtapes we’ve posted to date below, including cuts from Johan AgebjörnBig Black DeltaBlouseDawn Golden and Rosy CrossLetting Up Despite Great FaultsMan Without CountryNite JewelPallersSunless ’97Teen Daze, and Zambri

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Premiere: Teen Daze Mixtape

An Unexpected Surprise

May 14, 2012

Our mixtape series marches on with a rather pleasing entry from Teen Daze. The Canadian musician/producer has an electro-ambient full-length called All of Us, Together coming out June 5. But this mix has little to do with his glossy, dance-worthy soundscapes. More

Sally Shapiro Producer Johan Agebjörn Announces Single

“Watch the World Go By” Out April 12

Feb 25, 2011

Johan Agebjörn, who mans the boards for our favorite Italo Disco diva Sally Shapiro, has announced new single “Watch the World Go By.” We have the details.  More



Reviews

Themes For Dying Earth

Themes For Dying Earth

FLORA

Feb 10, 2017

Jamison Isaak (Teen Daze) is anxious in his latest release, Themes For Dying Earth. He's worried about his own life as much as he's distressed by the deterioration of our planet.  More

Morning World

Morning World

Paper Bag

Aug 07, 2015

When the musician simply known as Jamison turned to his Teen Daze name in the past, he was looking to release electronic tracks, namely those which sweep through downtempo rhythms with grandeur.  More

The Inner Mansions

The Inner Mansions

Lefse

Nov 05, 2012

Teen Daze’s The Inner Mansions is an almost unbearably lush collection of dance-pop draped in synthesizer gauze. It’s described as a more spiritual and introspective record for Teen Daze, nom de plume of Canadian electronic musician, Matt Halversen.  More

All of Us, Together

All of Us, Together

Lefse

May 25, 2012

If Teen Daze is Max Fischer, chillwave is his Rushmore. Unlike contemporaries such as Toro Y Moi and Washed Outwho graduated from the pseudo-genre's lackadaisical backbeats and murky synths on the strength of their pop chopsthe nameless Canadian producer seems happy to wallow in the world of hazy electro soundscapes. More

A Silent Planet EP

A Silent Planet EP

Lefse

Sep 20, 2011

Drawing inspiration from C.S. Lewis’ Out of the Silent Planet, nameless musician Teen Daze has created an EP of six glow-pop tracks. While his means (multiple layers, floating synths, echo-filled vocals low in the mix) are the same as don’t-call-em-chillwave contemporaries Washed Out, Memory Tapes, and Toro Y Moi, the ends are significantly different. More