So we're onto post-chillwave now, are we? Ernest Greene steps out of his bedroom and onto Sub Pop for July's debut album Within And Without, recorded with Ben Allen, who works pretty much with any New Yorker looking for the significant ethereal other. And that's pretty much how Eyes Be Closed goes, more distinct and less outwardly heat-hazed than before but still coasting on spacious layers of cloud sounds. Enveloping, in a word.
Washed Out - Eyes Be Closed by subpop