Born in 2016 from an idea of Davide De Polo (Depo), a DJ and musician well known in Milan's alternative scene since the early 90’s (founder of bands Soon and Mystic Morning, and of The Persuaders DJset duo), In a State of Flux is an independent touring festival devoted to the growing Italogaze scene. In … Continue reading Members from 8 Italian shoegaze bands reinterpret UK cult band My Vitriol song “Under The Wheels” – watch here!
The Italogaze scene continues to flourish with the June 28th release of the debut LP from Florence, Italy's We Melt Chocolate. While the band was formed in 2014, it wasn't until 2019 when they released a full album. They only had one self released demo and EP prior. From their bio, expect a blend of … Continue reading Shoegaze band We Melt Chocolate debuts self titled LP on June 28th
Now 2019 can be known as the year 'One of Europe's finest 'gazer bands of the last decade'(Daily Bandcamp) finally makes their live American debut. Italian psych-shoegaze artists Rev Rev Rev (Laura Iacuzio, Sebastian Lugli, Andrea Dall'Omo and Greta Benatti) will be playing at the 2019 South by Southwest Music Festival to be held March … Continue reading News – Rev Rev Rev – 2019 SXSW Festival appearance will be their US debut
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw_UH-ZlcPM With new releases from veteran music acts Stella Diana and In Her Eye - for Stella it's their 20 year anniversary - devoting an entire episode of Chill to Italogaze was obvious. Unfortunately, the process of writing about this hasn't been but that's another story to tell. Since the day "the scene that celebrated … Continue reading Catching up with Italogaze – Chill #44
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZj9nBdHlVk I wanted to quickly share the second single "Berlin is in Love" from dream pop influenced artists Starframes before the upcoming album "Nicht Vergessen" is released late 2018. The song is directly related to the homonymous chapter of the novel, written by vocalist and guitarist Raphael Bramont, that will follow the album's release. Starframes … Continue reading Watch the video “Berlin is in Love” by Starframes
The third release from Milan, Italy's In Her Eye is titled "Change" and the eight song album has progressed in ways since the days of their 2011 debut "Anywhere Out of the World". Their path to achieving refined harmony is obvious. Since the beginning, In Her Eye's sound has delivered a powerful mixture of 80's … Continue reading With their new release “Change”, Italian shoegaze artists In Her Eye on the path to refined harmony
Since the UK press first dubbed it "the Scene that Celebrates Itself" in the late 80s/early 90s, the shoegaze music scene has experienced an ebb and flow ever since, whether its a first wave act breaking up for different reasons, a moratorium declared by another or even a decision to change music styles, only to … Continue reading Stella Diana marks its 20th year of shoegaze and dream pop with their fifth album “57”