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SLOWDIVE – Star Roving

Seminal shoegaze band Slowdive have released their first new song in 22 years. “Star Roving” is a driving rush of energy, featuring the band’s definitive pairing of lush guitars and dreamy vocals. Frontman Neil Halstead has this to say about … Continue reading

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LETTING UP DESPITE GREAT FAULTS

Letting Up Despite Great Faults‘ self-titled lp has been growing on me like crazy over the last few weeks. Their brand of synth-driven shoegaze-lite brings to mind the recent work of The Radio Dept. and M83 – beautifully somber soundscapes … Continue reading

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CRYSTAL STILTS

Crystal Stilts are based in Brooklyn and make bittersweet, minimalist indie pop. The excellent new track “Crippled Croon” is currently on my heavy roatation. Its vintage garage rock sound has me absolutely hooked. Other tracks like “Converging in the Quiet” … Continue reading

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THE BIG SLEEP – Sleep Forever

The Big Sleep have arrived! I have had the track “Bad Blood” on repeat for the last week. It is a track that grows on you more and more with every listen and now I am officially a big fan. … Continue reading

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In Shoegazer News – JESUS & MARY CHAIN, MY BLOODY VALENTINE

According to Billboard.com, Jesus & Mary Chain “…are now whittling down dozens of new songs to 12 or so for the new album.” That ‘new album’, their first since 1998’s “Munki”, is tentatively set for a late spring 2008 release. … Continue reading

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MANHATTAN LOVE SUICIDES – ‘Keep It Coming’

Hot on the heels of the recent ‘”Kick It Back EP”, MANHATTAN LOVE SUICIDES are prepping the “Keep It Coming ep” for release on October 5 (UK). And this time, the shoegazer-loving quartet has made a video for the title … Continue reading

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MANHATTAN LOVE SUICIDES – "The Kicked In EP"

The British shoegaze quartet THE MANHATTAN LOVE SUICIDES have just released “The Kicked In EP” for the new single ‘Kick It Back’. If you are unfamiliar with these guys, they describe their sound quite perfectly on Myspace: “For anyone who … Continue reading

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