Chillwave (Music subgenre)
Chillwave is a sub genre of indie rock, that evolved at the beginning of the Noughties. The music is based on effects, synthesizers, loops, samples, filtered vocals and simple melodies.
Chillwave in Reviews
Music Review | posted 02.09.2013
Forest Swords
Engravings
Forest Swords has made one of this year’s best records. Because he just does, because he anticipates every track-detail according to its atmosphere and because of this music-mix …
Music Review | posted 14.06.2012
Alt-J
An Awesome Wave
Alt-J combines the best of folk, bass and sampling without re-inventing the wheel, but in a fresh and so far unheard manner.
Music Review | posted 19.04.2012
Toro y Moi
June 2009
After his celebrated second album »Underneath The Pine«, Chaz Bundick promptly comes up with a half-hour compilation of older songs.
Music Review | posted 16.03.2012
Grimes
Visions
There’s an absentminded, aimless naivety entrenched in the current record by the Canadian elve-singer Grimes. There’s not much to experience on »Visions«, really.
Music Review | posted 29.04.2011
Panda Bear
Tomboy
Tomboy has become the Hit Album that it’s been announced as. It doesn’t quite live up to Person Pitch and that’s its only flaw, really.
Music Review | posted 24.04.2011
Hype Williams
One Nation
The next hipster collective using pop-cultural references to knit a psychedelic carpet of blog-electronica. Nothing worldshakingly new.
Music Review | posted 16.03.2011
Toro y Moi
Underneath The Pine
Underneath The Pine is just as acclaimed as the debut from last year, and even adds something to it. Not everyone manages that.
Recent Articles
Music Review | posted 29.10.2021
Kuunatic
Gate Of Klüna
Japanese trio Kuunatic debut on Glitterbeat with »Gate of Klüna,« a literally otherworldly psych-rock masterpiece.
Music News | posted 20.09.2021
Dexter
Now on Vinyl: »Pandemie und Freunde«
Tracks against stress: Our HHV Label now releases the EP »Pandemie & Freunde« by Stuttgart based beat smith Dexter in a limited edition of 500 copies on vinyl.
Music News | posted 27.09.2021
Windows彡96
Exclusive Edition: »Magic Peaks«
With homesick flicker: The Sao Paulo-born musician Windows彡96 releases his new album »Magic Peaks« on 100% Electronica on November 12, 2021. A limited colour edition is available from HHV Records.
Music Review | posted 07.11.2021
Snail Mail
Valentine
On »Valentine,« Snail Mail makes even bigger gestures than before, but fortunately that doesn’t change the effect.
Music News | posted 01.10.2021
Girlwoman
Das Große Ganze
Now it’s all about »Das Große Ganze". The songwriter Girlwoman from Bielefeld releases her debut on Staatsakt. Exclusively at HHV Records there’s a limited Red Vinyl Edition available.