The debut album from Portland, Oregon, trio Blouse received a lot of love from music blogs upon its release in 2011. Two years on, their second album Imperium finds the band bidding farewell to the synths and drum machines that populated the first album and, instead, re-fashioning their dreamy magic with guitars and live instruments.
Coverage on music blogs
Records Premiered on Hype Machine in 2013
All albums selected by our team this year. All were featured free of charge and generously hosted by Soundcloud.
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