Articles tagged shoegaze

The Warlocks: Songs from the Pale Eclipse

Songs from the Pale Eclipse will surprise few fans of neo-psychedelia, but it can stand in until the next bold psych release.

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Brendan Canning Keeps It Domestic With ‘Home Wrecking Years’

Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning wanted everyone to chill but in order to do some chilling of his own, he had to put together a band. Then that band made a record.

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BOYO - “Moombah” (audio) (premiere)

It’s surprisingly simple: mix catchy chord progressions with legions of guitar, and you’ve got yourself a winner.

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Phantogram - “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore” (Singles Going Steady)

Dynamic, subtly sinister, and glazed with both breezy melodics and fuzzed-out synths, it's a blistering synth-rock standoff with our culture of outsized desires and uninhibited excess

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15 Jun 2016 // 2:05 AM

Night School: Blush

With two EPs to their name already, the time was right for Night School to try their hand at crafting a full-length release.

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16 May 2016 // 8:00 AM

Oyinda - “Flatline” (Singles Going Steady)

Oyinda's "Flatline" is an agonized indie-R&B pulse-racer that drops a miniature apocalypse between two lovers' bodies.

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11 May 2016 // 2:30 AM

Nothing: Tired of Tomorrow

With a lean run time of about 45 minutes, Tired of Tomorrow is a full-on assault, not to mention a welcome and long-awaited addition to Nothing's catalog.

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27 Apr 2016 // 2:05 AM

Se Delan: Drifter

Se Delan are back, and they waste no time in announcing themselves.

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20 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

M83: Junk

What connected on a deeper emotional level with Saturday=Youth is replaced by a chasm of wonder: what in good God’s name was the band’s central idea with Junk?

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20 Apr 2016 // 2:04 AM

Lush: Blind Spot

The four songs here announce Lush's return, but they're just a tease.

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Distorted Reality and the Art of Magic: An Interview with the Besnard Lakes

"We're not really witches and warlocks," explains Jace Lasek of the Besnard Lakes. He does, however, profess an awareness of what he calls a "secret underworld" beneath the surface of everyday consciousness.

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28 Mar 2016 // 9:43 AM

The Besnard Lakes Release Video for “Necronomicon” + Tour Dates

The Besnard Lakes have just released a video for "Necronomicon" off A Coliseum Complex Museum.

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16 Mar 2016 // 9:34 AM

NOTHING - “Vertigo Flowers” (Singles Going Steady)

A muted amalgamation of the feedback-drenched pop of Yuck and breezy shoegaze of DIIV, "Vertigo Flowers" is a melodically understated, unassuming dream-pop banger.

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The Magnetic North: Prospect of Skelmersdale

It's a trip back home for singer Simon Tong as the Magnetic North paints a portrait of his hometown on their new album.

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Sylvaine - “Saudade” (audio) (premiere)

Ambiance. Shoegaze. Internal conflict. The language of Sylvaine.

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3 Mar 2016 // 3:15 AM

Yuck: Stranger Things

The genre revivalists return to familiar territory, but a more adventurous spirit would have been welcome.

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Various Artists: Still in a Dream 1988-1995: A Story of Shoegaze

This handsome, five-disc, 87-track box has more shoegaze than you can shake a delay pedal at.

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1 Feb 2016 // 3:20 AM

DIIV: Is the Is Are

The Brooklyn-based band seems either unwilling or incapable of taking the artistic steps to make music that isn't just more of what they've done before.

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28 Jan 2016 // 10:41 AM

The Altered Hours - ‘In Heat Not Sorry’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Altered Hours' sound ranges from ethereal darkness to pysch-heavy trance to dreamy shoegaze, which makes it really easy to find yourself enveloped within their singular world.

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The Besnard Lakes: A Coliseum Complex Museum

A deep love for texture and amplification is what gives Besnard Lakes' records their distinctive flair, manifesting a capacity to engage with a kaleidoscopic resonance.

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In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

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"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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