Minor Victories

Indie supergroup Minor Victories announce debut album

February 24, 2016 in News

The band features members of Slowdive, Mogwai and Editors, who all work entirely remotely. Their album’s out on 3 June… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Ringo Deathstarr 'Pure Mood' album cover

‘Pure Mood’ by Ringo Deathstarr (Album)

November 19, 2015 in Music Reviews

By adding elements of grunge and metal to their shoegaze sound, this Texan trio have come up with something exceptional… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Darkle by Taffy

Darkle by Taffy (EP)

May 21, 2015 in Music Reviews

Japanese band Taffy return with their EP ‘Darkle’ and show that mixing grunge and shoegaze is still a glorious idea… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Novella-Land

Land by Novella (Album)

May 12, 2015 in Music Reviews

On their debut long player ‘Land’, the London-based quintet Novella do something entirely different with the omnipresent influence of shoegaze… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Searching For The Supertruth by The Dreaming Spires

Searching For The Supertruth by The Dreaming Spires (Album)

April 4, 2015 in Music Reviews

On ‘Searching For The Supertruth’, The Dream Spires display a range of influences that marks them out from their contemporaries… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Yellow Streak by Simmer

Yellow Streak by Simmer (EP)

March 25, 2015 in Music Reviews

Yellow Streak sees the aptly named quartet Simmer nodding towards emo’s early 90s legends and succeeding as they do so… Tags: , , , , ,

Keroscene Cotton Candy Storm O.K

Cotton Candy/Storm O.K. by Keroscene (Single)

March 5, 2015 in Music Reviews

They’re just a year into their career but Keroscene are already writing with the assurance of noise-rock’s most accomplished veterans… Tags: , , , , , , , ,

It’s Not Your Fault by Francisco The Man (Single)

October 31, 2014 in Music Reviews

Think the 20 years following shoegaze’s inception was just a bend winding back to the start? You won’t be disappointed… Tags: , , , , , , ,

Seasurfer Dive In

Dive In by Seasurfer (Album)

June 21, 2014 in Music Reviews

Debut album ‘Dive In’ sees Hamburg band Seasurfer do just that, as they jump headfirst into shoegaze’s waves of noise… Tags: , , , ,

Velvet Moon sleeve

Velvet Moon by Velvet Morning (EP)

February 19, 2014 in Music Reviews

Southend’s finest psychedelic drone merchants unveil a debut that wears its influences on its sleeve but impresses all the same… Tags: , , ,

Menace Beach Low Talker EP

Low Talker by Menace Beach (EP)

January 19, 2014 in Music Reviews

Menace Beach attempt to revive the grunge and psychedelic music of the 80s/90s with new EP ‘Low Talker’ – and… Tags: , , ,

Patterns 'Walking Lines'

Walking Lines by Patterns (Album)

January 12, 2014 in Music Reviews

Making their debut, Patterns walk the line between shoegaze revivalism and cerebral electronica, coming out smelling like veteran dream poppers… Tags: , , ,

Introducing… Velvet Morning

January 4, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Southend has spawned a psychedelic monster, in the form of a young four-piece formerly known as The Banana Club Sandwiches… Tags: , , , , ,

Cheatahs Cut The Grass

Cut The Grass/Kenworth by Cheatahs (Single)

October 22, 2013 in Music Reviews

Cheatahs set themselves up perfectly for playing SWN Festival & Wichita’s 13th Birthday Party with this excellent indie-rock double A-side… Tags: , , , ,