Ah, the fresh, new year of 2018. If there’s one thing I could not escape from while transitioning into the new year, it is the fact that I still cannot avoid drowning myself in dreamy, synth-pop love songs–despite my current and cynical view on love. However, there is something about bands like Bane’s World and Jakob Ogawa that continues to reel me in; maybe it is because they are able to drown my distaste for love into their dreamy guitar rifts or soothing synthesizers. Find out for yourself in this month’s playlist on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/user/grrlpunch/playlist/67c48Ckd7a6UGjGbxeEtcj