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Listen: Weird Dreams - “The Ladder”

First New Song In Several Years, More New Music Promised Soon

Feb 08, 2016

Weird Dreams is the London-based project of Doran Edwards. He put out a great debut album, Choreography, back in 2012, for which we did a Pleased to Meet You feature and had him play an event we hosted at the Great Escape festival in Brighton, England. 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

Sep 14, 2012

In the band’s music video for “Vague Hotel,” Weird Dreams frontman Doran Edwards finds himself having a difficult time leaving the confines of an apartment restroom. More

Premiere: Weird Dreams Mixtape

Start Your Weekend Off Right

Jul 06, 2012

This week’s mixtape premiere comes via Weird Dreams, who captured our attention with their dark, yet breezy debut, ChoreographyMore

Under the Radar Announces Full Details for June/July Issue Featuring Yeasayer on the Cover

Issue also Includes Beach House, Liars, Hot Chip, Sigur Rós, Hot Chip, Father John Misty, Aubrey Plaza, and more

May 26, 2012

Under the Radar’s June/July 2012 Issue features Yeasayer on the cover as well as interviews with Beach House, ChromaticsPeaking LightsM. WardEdward Sharpe & The Magnetic ZerosLower DensSoulsavers featuring Dave GahanFather John Misty vs. Aubrey PlazaSigur RósHot Chip, and others.  More

Check Out Photos from Under the Radar’s Great Escape Event, including S.C.U.M, Trust, and more

Plus: Man Without Country, Weird Dreams, Sunless '97, and Hundreds

May 21, 2012

Under the Radar was honored to be invited to curate a stage at the eighth annual Great Escape Festival in Brighton, England this year. On Thursay, May 10th, we proudly presented S.C.U.MTrustMan Without CountryWeird DreamsSunless '97and Hundreds at the Psychosocial Basement in the heart of Brighton. Check out a full gallery of photos from the event. More

Weird Dreams – Under the Radar’s Great Escape Stage Spotlight

Great Escape Stage is Thursday, May 10 Psychosocial Basement, Brighton, England

May 07, 2012

On Thursday, May 10, Under the Radar is hosting a stage at Brighton, England’s Great Escape festival (which is like a European SXSW). Leading up to the event we're letting you know about each artist playing. Today we're spotlighting Weird Dreams. More

Under the Radar Announces Their Great Escape Stage Lineup: S.C.U.M and Trust to Headline

Lineup at Brighton, England Festival Also Includes: Hundreds, Sunless ’97, Weird Dreams, and Man Without Country

Apr 23, 2012

Under the Radar magazine is excited to reveal the full lineup, poster, and set times for its stage at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton, England. S.C.U.M and Trust will headline the stage. Also scheduled to play are HundredsSunless ’97Weird Dreams, and Man Without Country. More



Reviews

Choreography

Choreography

Tough Love

May 24, 2012

Weird Dreams aren't quite as odd as they make themselves out to be, despite a casual reference to "666" or naming a jaunty little tune "River of the Damned." Choreography is an album that owes its very existence to the twin pillars of The Beatles and The Beach Boys, the kind of retro jangle-pop people listen to when reminiscing about the glories of summers past.

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