The Dream Pop Wash and How to Sound a bit Like Cocteau Twins

Here’s my take on an iconic element of Dream Pop. A sound used a lot by bands such as Cocteau Twins and Slowdive. I call it the Dream Pop Wash. But it’s easier to hear it than explain it. So let’s learn how to construct the sound in this episode of Tonal Teamwork


*Video is in stereo. Please use headphones or proper monitor setup for the best sonic experience*

Gear used:
Squier J.Mascis Jazzmaster
Old Blood Noise Endeavors Visitor Parallel Multi-Modulator
KMA Audio Machines Cirrus Spatial-Temporal Modulator
Keeley Electronics ECCOS Stereo Delay/Looper
Meris Mercury7 Stereo Reverb
Revv D20 and ENGL 112 cab mic’d with an Aston Stealth
Fender Deluxe Reverb 65 RI mic’d with an Aston Stealth