Watch the video for ‘The Other’ from dark-gazer influenced Solitude in Apathy

Last weekend (May 25, 2019), the Italian trio newcomers Solitude in Apathy released their first single titled 'The Other'.  It was recorded at Vipchoyo Sound Factory studios along with Giacomo Salzano of the Italogaze band Stella Diana. Solitude in Apathy is Santina Vasaturo (vocals, bass), Gennaro Cristiano (guitar) and Diego Niola (drums). The band formed … Continue reading Watch the video for ‘The Other’ from dark-gazer influenced Solitude in Apathy

News – Oxford band Ride announces UK and North American tour

Earlier today (May 14, 2019), veteran shoegazers Ride announced a world tour to start in mid-September per multiple sources. It's to support their upcoming new album "This Is Not a Safe Place" out August 16 via Wichita Recordings. Southeast shows include Asheville and Atlanta (no Florida appearances). See dates below. Tour dates: 09/16 Detroit, MI … Continue reading News – Oxford band Ride announces UK and North American tour

Listen to ‘Rapidgator’ from Manila shoegaze and dream pop duo SCOTT from the new EP “Only the Good Memories” out now

Manila shoegaze and dream pop duo SCOTT recently (April 24, 2019) released their second EP "Only the Good Memories".  Its the second EP from the duo of Alyster Ballori (guitars/synths/drums and vocals) and Francis Delgado (guitars and vocals).  They formed in 2018 and began playing shows around the capital of the Philippines before releasing music … Continue reading Listen to ‘Rapidgator’ from Manila shoegaze and dream pop duo SCOTT from the new EP “Only the Good Memories” out now

LA shoegaze/noise pop band The Meeting Places return with new EP

Los Angeles shoegaze/noise pop music artists The Meeting Places recently announced a new EP release titled "You and I" scheduled for May 24th.  Its their first in over 10 years.  Formed in 2001, the four shared interest in bands like Spacemen 3, My Bloody Valentine and Ride, and soon developed a cohesiveness and expansive signature … Continue reading LA shoegaze/noise pop band The Meeting Places return with new EP

News – “Duels” EP is cinematic duo Brim Liski’s first release in 7 years

Its been seven years since, but Denver based shoegaze and electronic duo Brim Liski released their newest EP "Duels" this past March (March 22nd 2019) on the Latenight Weeknight Records label.  Formed in 2008, its their third release - with their previous one being 'The Repetitions' album in 2012. They released their eponymous 'Brim Liski' … Continue reading News – “Duels” EP is cinematic duo Brim Liski’s first release in 7 years

Music review: Tamaryn’s “Dreaming the Dark”- a pleasing collection of dream pop and darker explorations

I randomly discovered New Zealand born Tamaryn on a generated playlist on some music streaming service, probably based on a shoegaze/dream pop search. It was 2012 and the song was 'Love Fade', two years after its album "The Waves" was released. It was a balancing dose of resounding jangly guitar riffs and seraphic synths pulled … Continue reading Music review: Tamaryn’s “Dreaming the Dark”- a pleasing collection of dream pop and darker explorations

Chill #52 features music from SPC ECO, After Daylight, Rev Rev Rev and more

Chill #52 veers away from the industry definitions of chill music and features new music from SPC ECO, After Daylight, Merely and the Suncharms.  In the case of the Suncharms, this episode careens to the edge for the indie shoegaze act, releasing new songs for the first time since 1991!  SPC ECO is the project … Continue reading Chill #52 features music from SPC ECO, After Daylight, Rev Rev Rev and more

News – Rev Rev Rev – 2019 SXSW Festival appearance will be their US debut

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

With their new release “Change”, Italian shoegaze artists In Her Eye on the path to refined harmony

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

Stella Diana marks its 20th year of shoegaze and dream pop with their fifth album “57”

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”

Chill #31

Chill #31 brings us back to the 1990s, a decade that in the US experienced underground music bubble to the service. Although the major labels thought they cornered the industry by snagging up artists from indie labels from all sorts of genres under the alternative umbrella - in addition to applying that DIY mentality with … Continue reading Chill #31

New Release from Low Rhahn project Astrocrushing “Secret”

Multimedia and multi-instrumentalist Low Rhahn was first featured on Chill #29 as one of the members behind the ambient duo Sinestesia Letárgica. Since then he has released a new video - this time from his other project Astrocrushing. The song "Secret" was uploaded to Youtube on Aug 5th, 2017 and is now available on the Astrocrushing … Continue reading New Release from Low Rhahn project Astrocrushing “Secret”

new release from multimedia artist Low Rhahn is on Chill #29

Chill 29 features music from Sinestesia Letárgica, a Brazilian shoegaze/ambient duo formed in 2015 by Nefelibata (voices and synths)and multimedia and multi-instrumental artist Low Rhahn (from Campina Grande/João Pessoa, Paraíba (Brazil). Its the latest in a long list of projects and bands he's either founded or been a member of since he first started Genes … Continue reading new release from multimedia artist Low Rhahn is on Chill #29