One Dove

One Dove brings a sense of trad pop tunecraft into the ever-mutable sound of late-’80s UK club culture, that no-limits stir fry of techno, acid house, ambient, hip-hop and just about every other musical thing up to — and often including — the kitchen sink. The Glasgow trio of Ian Carmichael (keyboards), Jim McKinven (onetime…

Guther

Although vocalist Julie Guther and instrumentalist Berend Intelmann are Germans based in Berlin, their dream pop has a decidedly French accent. In what is basically a selfconscious attempt to synthesize the lushly melodic personal guitar rock of Ivy with flourishes of the more abstract and political Stereolab, her singing so closely resembles Ivy’s Dominique Duran…