Articles tagged shoegaze

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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The Telescopes: Splashdown: The Complete Creation Recordings 1990-1992

Splashdown gives this short, prolific period of the Telescopes’ history a sense of balance that few back in the day might've admitted.

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28 Oct 2015 // 2:20 AM

Cheatahs: Mythologies

Cheatahs continue to successfully hoard and re-interpret sounds from shoegaze and early-'90s guitar rock. Too bad their hooks and melodies are inconsistent.

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18 Sep 2015 // 2:15 AM

Telekinesis: Ad Infinitum

Wherein Michael Lerner finds a renewed sense of purpose, without losing sight of what has drawn listeners to his music in the first place.

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27 Aug 2015 // 2:15 AM

Deaf Wish: Pain

The Australian noise-merchants return with their feedback, heavy distortion and stylistic juxtaposition.

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Paul McCartney: Pure McCartney (take 2)

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"Pure McCartney really is a compilation for those wanted to dip their toes in wading pool instead of jumping waterfalls.

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