Articles tagged shoegaze

Late Night Friends - ‘What I Think I’m Not’ (album stream) (premiere)

Los Angeles' Late Night Friends eschew a sunny Cali vibe for a greyer, heavier, northern British aesthetic that recalls '90s shoegaze.

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Silver Shields - “I Wonder if You’re Thinking of Me Now” (audio) (premiere)

The shoegaze tradition is upheld faithfully by this talented young English band.

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Lycia - “Blue” (audio) (premiere)

The darkwave veterans return with a stunning, haunting new track.

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10 Jul 2015 // 2:05 AM

Valet: Nature

Valet’s first album in seven years captures an element of first-generation shoegaze that many new-school groups too often miss.

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30 Jun 2015 // 2:10 AM

No Joy: More Faithful

Shoegaze revivalists No Joy deliver their best work yet with the transcendent More Faithful.

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Ancient River - “Stay With Me” (video) (premiere)

The Florida band's dreamy music serves as the soundtrack for an equally surreal short film.

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Sleep Therapy - “This is Power” (audio) (premiere)

Atlanta's own Sleep Therapy channels the more direct, rock-oriented side of shoegaze on "This is Power".

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Rolemodel - “Cruel Intentions” (video) (Premiere)

The Toronto band blends confessional themes and dreamy shoegaze on this new track.

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Surrender the Spirit - “Hard Enough” (video) (Premiere)

Retina-jarring visuals and grimy, thickly layered shoegaze come together in Surrender the Spirit's "Hard Enough".

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Teenage Wrist - “Summer” (audio) (Premiere) + EP Announcement

Shoegaze vocals, alt-rock distortion, and post-rock guitars come together on "Summer", a track by the new collaborative group Teenage Wrist, featuring members of Chain Gang of 1974 and Swing Hero.

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Nothing: Guilty of Everything

While offering shockingly little beyond what was already on offer by the mid-90s, this beautifully cynical debut comes at a cost.

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6 Mar 2014 // 8:46 AM

Spotlight Kid - ‘Ten Thousand Hours’ (album stream) (Premiere)

While shoegaze influences are front and center for Spotlight Kid, a better point of reference for Ten Thousand Hours might be Smashing Pumpkins, circa Siamese Dream.

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Eternal Summers: The Drop Beneath

This is an LP that merits liberal use of the repeat button, and, even when it occasionally misfires, there’s always something interesting just around the corner.

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This Is Not Your Bloody Valentine: 10 Essential Non-‘Loveless’ Shoegaze Albums

Despite all the criticism and perhaps unworthy purple praise, there remains virtually a whole movement people ignore outside of its pink, hazy zenith.

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1 Jul 2013 // 11:05 PM

Tripwires: Spacehopper

Tripwires take elements of shoegaze and other familiar indie sounds of the last 20 years, and turn them into one of the year's best debuts.

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pacificUV: After the Dream You Are Awake

Just a year after its last studio LP, pacificUV ups its game in an impressive way, giving some real bite to its dreamy sound.

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No Joy: Wait to Pleasure

No Joy offer up a record that makes their moniker one of the most misleading in popular music.

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10 Apr 2013 // 11:00 PM

Gliss: Langsom Dans

Not quite shoegaze, but not exactly rock 'n' roll, either.

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Bubbling Up: 10 Great Shoegaze Songs Submerged Beneath the Surface

This week's List This celebrates ten shoegaze tracks that were not always celebrated by the scene itself.

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Yuck: Yuck (Deluxe Edition)

The shoegazing Brits re-release their excellent February debut album along with a bonus EP; a nice addition for fans, a must-have for the uninitiated.

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