So when 'Sparks,' the lead single for Beach House's latest album, "Depression Cherry," hit, it was quite surprising to be greeted by a blast of distorted guitar. Underpinned by a dense and dissonant organ line, the track's noisiness recalls shoegazers like My Bloody Valentine. And while it isn't too much of a leap from dream pop to shoegaze, the new sonic textures felt like a breath of fresh air. At the same time, it is telling that the distorted guitar distorted guitar doesn't stick around—neither does the lo-fi sample that starts the track. They both fade, revealing something more familiar.