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10 Essential Shoegaze Albums That Aren't 'Loveless'

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

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Mercury Rev: The Light in You

Mercury Rev may still sound like themselves and only themselves, but that sound has now been sharpened to a very fine optimistic point -- and all points can still slice an edge.

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Mercury Rev - "Are You Ready?" (video) (Singles Going Steady)

“Are You Ready?” is a tantalizing taste from Mercury Rev's upcoming The Light in You.

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Variety Lights: Central Flow

When former Mercury Rev member David Baker starts from scratch, he really starts from scratch.

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Mercury Rev: Deserter's Songs Instrumental

The word "classic" applies to Mercury Rev's Deserter's Songs nicely, and the word "redundant" applies to Deserter's Songs Instrumental regrettably.

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Mercury Rev: Snowflake Midnight

It should be ludicrous, it probably sounds ludicrous, but (and this is the glory of Mercury Rev), it works.

Ian Mathers
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Mercury Rev: The Secret Migration

This sixth album from Mercury Rev is the band's best and most lucid outing to date. The Secret Migration is pure psychedelic pop bliss.

Dave Brecheisen
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