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Charivari – Aphotic

Charivari are a band from Bath, UK and Aphotic is their first release. Well on Bandcamp anyway! It’s noisy shoegaze that has plenty of Krautrock and drone influences woven into … Continue reading

May 7, 2019 · 1 Comment

Support Women In Punk

Support Women In Punk is a new compilation series which promises “a new compilation every 11th day of each month, 11 tracks, 11 bands, 11 female voices.” The tracks seem … Continue reading

May 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Life on Venus – Departure

The new EP from Russian Shoegazers Life On Venus is a dark, foreboding affair. However, rather than leave you brooding, it’s a positive listen. Haunting guitars create an envelope around … Continue reading

May 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

April is a promise that May is bound to keep!

Let’s hope that Hal Borland’s famous quote holds true for new releases this month whilst I round up some of the last of April’s offerings. Asilomar – Shimmer and Faded … Continue reading

May 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Various Artists – Disintegration Revisited (and Farewell to TBTCI)

Sadly The Blog That Celebrates Itself Records has called it a day after 10 years. The label was known for its cover version projects but it also provided valuable and … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · Leave a comment

Lost Echoes – All My Heart

Lost Echoes chop and change their style with each release and if gothic shoegaze was a genre they certainly would fit right into it on their latest EP. The title … Continue reading

May 3, 2019 · 1 Comment

Browned Butter – Toothpaste

Toothpaste is the second EP from Kyoto’s Browned Butter. Building upon last years Fall EP the tracks here crank up the noise levels adding a layer of noise over the … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 1 Comment

Dreams Of Empire – Northern Lights

Is Northern Lights Dreams of Empire’s poppiest moment yet? I certainly think so as they pick up the pace as the song twists and whirls. The vocals and music are … Continue reading

May 2, 2019 · 1 Comment

The Sweetest Touch/The Wellington – Untitled

Untitled is a split recording between two connected Indonesian bands (shared members?) The Sweetest Touch and The Wellington and both contribute two tracks each. The Sweetest Touch continue their trip … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · 1 Comment

Terry vs. Tori – Heathers

Heathers is the second single to be taken from Terry vs. Tori forthcoming debut album. Like the previous single Braille it reminds me of that now classic Swedish indiepop sound … Continue reading

April 30, 2019 · 1 Comment
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