Posts Tagged ‘Shoegazer’

Shoegazer Sunday: Pie Are Squared’s “36 Degrees on a Saturday”

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

To be honest, this isn’t so much a Shoegaze band as a single guitarist showing how to do shoegaze and performing all the parts himself via mixing, loops and digital Frippitronics.

Shoegazer Sunday: The Octopus Project’s “Sharpteeth”

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

How did I miss The Octopus Project until now? You would think an Austin band with a female theremin player would be right up my alley…

Shoegazer Sunday: Yellow Fang’s “Selfish”

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Been a while since we did some Asian Shoegaze, so here’s Thailand’s Yellow Fang with “Selfish.”

Shoegazer Sunday: Slowdive’s “Slomo” and “Catch the Breeze” Live

Sunday, May 21st, 2017

I’ve been on a Slowdive kick since I heard the new album has coming out, and it way exceeded my expectations for it.

Here’s a live performance for Pitchfork that features both new and old songs, including “Slomo,” “Catch the Breeze” “Slowdive,” “Star Roving” and “Avalyn.” For some reason the music doesn’t actually start until 7:15 into the video.

Shoegazer Sunday: The Asteroid Shop’s “On the Rise”

Sunday, May 14th, 2017

Been a while since I featured something from The Asteroid Shop, so here’s “On the Rise”:

Previously I think they were an Austin band. but they now seem to be based out of LA.

Shoegazer Sunday: Slowdive’s “No Longer Making Time”

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Slowdive’s new self-titled album

just (iTunes)

dropped (Amazon).

Buy it.

Here’s a live version of “No Longer Making Time,” one of the new tracks:

The studio version is even prettier.

BUY!

IT!

I’m watching new episodes of MST3K and listening to a new Slowdive album. I’ve obviously died and gone to 1990s Heaven…

Shoegazer Sunday: The Black Ryder’s “Seventh Moon”

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

The breathy vocals of Aimee Nash, half of Los Angeles-by-way-of-Australia duo The Black Ryder, merit obvious comparison to Mazzy Star’s Hope Sandoval. Here they are with “Seventh Moon,” which reminds me a bit of SPC ECO’s “Tweet Fields at Night” and is about 97% pure beauty by weight.

Minor Victories’ “Folk Arp”

Sunday, April 16th, 2017

Here’s “Folk Arp,” another tune from Minor Victories:

The video is not particularly interesting. However, this cinéma vérité black and white piece following a trio of skateboarders at night is really nice.

Shoegazer Sunday: Nothing’s “The Dead Are Dumb”

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

For your Sunday dose of Shoegaze, here’s Nothing’s “The Dead Are Dumb”:

Shoegazer Sunday: Slowdive’s “Sugar for the Pill”

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Slowdive’s new, self-titled album, their first in two decades, is due out May 5. “Sugar for the Pill” is the second preview cut off that album (following “Star Roving“).