“A Troubled See” by Girls Names // Girls Names/Weird Dreams Split 7” (2012)
Girls Names are back following their excellent lo-fi, garage pop album, “Dead to Me”, this time with a split 7” with labelmates Weird Dreams. You might notice a different vibe on this track - gone is the loose and loud garage vibe of the previous releases and in their place is a post-punk rhythm with new wave synths and vocals that are front and center. It’s a dark, dream pop sound that has me absolutely worked up for what’s next from Girls Names. Highly recommended for fans of Minks, Wild Nothing, and Echo Lake.