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Prepare My Glider – She Flows On

Canadian band Prepare My Glider manage to deliver another EP of bedazzling shoegaze on their latest release. The instrumental opener Lucid is just that whilst the title track mixes ethereal sounds with ambient and a range of sounds that catch your ear throughout not too dissimilar to Seefeel. The way the vocals are interspersed throughout … Continue reading

Here’s The Thing…………………..

There was a raft of releases towards the end of last week. So much so that I thought another Bandcamp Friday was upon us judging by the number of emails in my inbox. So rather than write a post for each (I did say I wasn’t going to review anymore didn’t I haha) I thought … Continue reading

Records I Like Mix September 2020

So here we are later than usual with a longer mix to make up for it. Another collection of indiepop, janglepop, alt-rock, shoegaze and dreampop for your listening pleasure. There is an intentional slant towards Indonesia, Spain and Sweden on this one. Please use the search function to find out more and if you can … Continue reading

Stomp Talk Modstone – Only Illusion

What a fantastic romp the new single from Japanese band Stomp Talk Modstone is as it bounds around with unabashed abandon through alt rock and shoegazing territory. It’s the sound of the band at their catchiest and you could also say, despite the frenzied guitars, their poppiest. The female voice is a delight as the … Continue reading

Shoe Sign Six – Lovelorn

The strangely named/wonderfully named (delete as appropriate) Russian band Shoe Sign Six has just released a new track titled Lovelorn. It has plenty of noisy shoegaze guitars and synths which are in contrast to the intangible vocals of Anna Lapina. If I had not liked the band’s blend of ethereal but noisy shoegaze before I … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three New Singles

This weeks pack of three features three just released singles. Death Of Heather – Hard To Cure Hard To Cure has been lifted from the band’s forthcoming debut album. It’s a rather fine shoegazing track and is typical of the quality we have come to expect from this Bangkok based band. The noisy guitars are … Continue reading

Flowerbed/Heavytrip – Split

Texas based Flowerbed are back with two new tracks on a release they share with labelmate’s Heavytrip. The first of the two new songs Pyrite is a dose of shimmering and poppy dreampop. The band’s sound gets slightly heavier at first on Selenite but it soon settles down and glides along somewhat majestically. My only … Continue reading

Airiel – Bloom

Airiel have released their first new track since 2017’s Molten Young Lovers long-player. Titled Bloom it is taken from the band’s forthcoming EP which is due for release later this year. It’s a buzzing, bursting track loaded with enough shoegaze and pop sensibilities to get you soaring. Bloom is out now and can be purchased … Continue reading

The Sunday Session

The Reds, Pinks & Purples – Upside Down in an Empty Room Glenn Donaldson has had a Bandcamp clear out and the only releases on The Reds, Pinks & Purples page is last years album and a preview of the new one. Oh and this new single which is a fine piece of lo-fi DIY … Continue reading

The Bank Holiday Sunday Sixpack

bdrmm – Gush bdrmm have released the best track, well my favourite, from their recent album Bedroom as a single. Jangling guitars and atmospheric electronica create a track with a haunting melody with vocals to match. It’s one of those tracks open to interpretation and hopefully, a remix will follow. If you have the album … Continue reading

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