While many fads come and go, 2010 will undoubtedly be remembered as the year chillwave ingrained itself amongst the cooler end of the musical spectrum. Spearheaded across the Atlantic by the likes of Toro Y Moi, Washed Out and Memory Tapes, it's spawned a sound that mixes the ethereal wispiness of shoegaze with ambient dance beats associated with the chilled out confines of Ibiza's Caf' Del Mar.
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There's little doubt that this year's big revolution in sound has come via the growing Stateside based chillwave movement. Indeed, when the curtain finally closes on 2010, it's hard to envisage any other new musical craze bar maybe dubstep having grabbed the imagination so vociferously. Having already enjoyed delightful offerings from the likes of Memory Tapes, Washed Out and Toro Y Moi, it's the turn of Texas inhabitant Neon Indian to provide the latest soundtrack to the now familiar British summer of rain and freezing temperatures.
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