Posts Tagged ‘Music’

Shoegazer Sunday: Living Hour’s “Steady Glazed Eyes”

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

Living Hour describe themselves as “a psychedelic dreampop band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.” A Twitter user who recommended them described them as very Mazzy Star like, and they both share a certain breathy female twangyness.

Shoegazer Sunday: Life Model’s “Enough (To Know)”

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Life Model hails from Glasgow, and “Enough (To Know)” hails from their debut EP.

Shoegazer Sunday: The History Of Colour TV’s “I Keep Seeing People I Think I Know”

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

The History of Colour TV are based in Berlin and another St. Marie Records band.

Shoegazer Sunday: Presents for Sally’s “A Touch of Joy, a Touch of Sadness”

Sunday, March 8th, 2015

Presants for Sally is UK band and another part of the St. Marie Records stable. Here they are with “A Touch of Joy, a Touch of Sadness.”

Shoegazer Sunday: Ummagma’s “Rotation”

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Ummagma is a Canadian-Ukrainian indie duo” of Alexx Kretov and Shauna McLarnon that describes their music as “Rock, Pop, Electronic, Ambient Styles: Alternative, Indie Rock, Dream Pop, Ambient/Ethereal, Synth Pop Electronica, Lo-Fi, Post-Rock, Pop Rock, Indietronic, Progressive Rock, Shoegaze, Instrumental, Space Rock, Power Pop.” Well, that covers a lot of territory, doesn’t it?

Here’s “Rotation,” the video for which is pretty interesting.

Looks like some of the video was stolen from here.

Shoegazer Sunday: Manon Meurt’s “To Forget”

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Evidently Manon Meurt are from the Czech Republic.

Tuvan Throat-Singing Cover of “In A Gadda Da Vida”

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Really, who hasn’t longed to hear a Tuvan throat-singing cover of Iron Butterfly’s “In A Gadda Da Vida”? Now thanks to Yat Kha, that dream has finally come true:

Sadly, the 15 minute instrumental break in the middle of the song has been omitted, I’m assuming for space constraints. Still, I’m sure Dwight will be thrilled….

(Hat tip: Don Webb.)

Shoegazer Sunday: Jeniferever’s “The Sound of Beating Wings”

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

This is pretty swell considering the lead singer can’t really sing. If this band was fronted by a top-notch singer like Rachel Goswell or Hope Sandoval, it would be unbelievably awesome.

Shoegazer Sunday: Ulrich Schnauss’ “Clear Day”

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Ulrich Schnauss seems to have played with half the people in Shoegazerdom, from Mojave 3 to Asobi Seksu. Here’s “Clear Day” from one of his solo works, which sounds a bit like Malory.

Shoegazer Sunday: Creepoid’s “Yellow Wallpaper”

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Creepoid hails from Philadelphia. I’m guessing this song is based on the Charlotte Perkins Gilman story of the same name.

It’s been a busy week, so that’s all the context you’re gonna get…