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Category Archives: Shoegaze

Sicayda – Go On

Opening with some ethereal, almost lost, vocals complete with pounding percussion and swirling guitars there is only going to be one winner on Go On. As the track emerges from … Continue reading

June 25, 2019 · 3 Comments

The Earth Earth – Story Is Wrong

Is it me or does Story Is Wrong by Japanese band The Earth Earth sound like it could have been taken from one of Ride’s first three EPs? After listening … Continue reading

June 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Records I Like Mix June 2019

A round up of releases from late, last month, early this and more. Featuring indiepop to dreampop and janglepop to shoegaze with some noise thrown in. Enjoy! Full Tracklisting: The … Continue reading

June 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Death Of Heather – Mind

Bangkok’s Death Of Heather deliver the goods on this absorbing dreampop track. It’s a song that features slow simmering guitars that echo profoundly alongside hushed vocals which sing of someone … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · 1 Comment

Flowerbed – Flowerbed

Texan band Flowerbed have been impressing with their tracks to date and this self titled EP cements that even further. Sounding like a cross between The Cocteau Twins and Slowdive … Continue reading

June 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

I Know Well That the June Rains Just Fall

Uejima Onitsura hit the nail in the head when he wrote that a few centuries ago as it’s been teeming down in London Town today. Well at least that gives … Continue reading

June 10, 2019 · 2 Comments

Coming Up Roses – Fall

I am certainly not comparing Singapore based Coming Up Roses with the music of Wagner but the opening 50 seconds on Fall reminds me of Das Rheingold Vorspiel, which happens … Continue reading

June 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Daze – Aries//Pisces

Aries/Pisces from Houston’s Daze starts off with ethereal female vocals and dreamy guitars before some noise is introduced. Just as you think that you will have a full-scale sonic assault … Continue reading

June 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

Layuchi Kvity – Девушка Которую Зовут Тишина

Девушка Которую Зовут Тишина (Girl Named Silence) is taken from the forthcoming album by Ukrainian shoegazers Layuchi Kvity. There is plenty of variety over the course of it’s 6m 20s … Continue reading

May 31, 2019 · 1 Comment

Trauma Ray – wmd/grind

Texan band Trauma Ray deliver two contrasting variations on the shoegazing theme on their latest single. wmd errs on the side of traditional sounding shoegazing until the noise-rock guitars kick … Continue reading

May 26, 2019 · 1 Comment
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