Dork Radio
Now playing:
In the mag...
Featuring Bombay Bicycle Club, The Big Moon, Soccer Mommy and a whole load more!
Order a copy
February 2020
Banger

The Japanese House - Saw You In A Dream

Everyone’s playing catch-up now.
The Japanese House - Saw You In A Dream
Published: 9:34 am, May 05, 2017
Everyone’s playing catch-up now.

Banger


We’ve been head over heels with The Japanese House for a while now. That unique and instantly recognisable blending of glacial-chimes and spine-tingling rawness have been captivating right from the go, and with each and every release that sounds has only gotten stronger. To follow-up such a masterful run of collections would do most artists in, but for The Japanese House ‘Saw You In A Dream’ may very well be her defining moment to date - and the moment where Amber Bain becomes the pop superstar we’ve all been waiting for.

Carefree and her most direct anthem to date, ‘Saw You In A Dream’ manages to encapsulate everything vital about The Japanese House before unravelling itself in dazzling fashion. Laid across a rich bed of guitars and soothing bass-lines, it’s a track that doesn’t so much grab you by the shoulders but instead lifts them up, like a spell-binding journey across the city at night. Sugar sweet in its many golden moments, ‘Saw You In A Dream’ has that special knack most tracks will never reach, an ability to switch you into an all-encompassing world of sparkling clarity that you’ll never want to leave.

That’s what makes The Japanese House such an unrivalled voice. Not just soundtracking a moment in time, ‘Saw You In A Dream’ captures the butterflies in your stomach, the unbridled emotion that swirls round your head and the longing desire that can only come from loving someone unconditionally. It’s majestic, stunning and a beacon above the city that takes The Japanese House to an unrivalled new level. Everyone’s playing catch-up now. Jamie Muir

Give all this a try

Hayley Williams has dropped her brand new solo single, 'Simmer'
Listen

Hayley Williams has dropped her brand new solo single, 'Simmer'

Her debut album 'Petals For Armor' is due this May.
Georgia, Seeking Thrills: "I like darkness in pop music"
Feature

Georgia, Seeking Thrills: "I like darkness in pop music"

2019 saw Georgia return with a string of absolute bloody bangers. Now, as 2020 rolls around, she’s proving there’s far more from where they came.
Mura Masa: Masa Effect
Feature

Mura Masa: Masa Effect

For his second album, multi-talented producer Mura Masa has brought together both sprawling influences, and a bunch of his famous mates.
Inhaler are kicking off their 2020 with a brand new banger, 'We Have To Move On'
Listen

Inhaler are kicking off their 2020 with a brand new banger, 'We Have To Move On'

It's the first new material from the Dork-approved four piece as they embark on a big year of buzz.
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing