Tag Archives: shoegaze

Listen: Mo Dotti – “Loser Smile” [2022]

Should I make Shoegaze Tuesday a thing? Nah, I’m too disorganized for that. Either way, I’ve got some white-hot dream pop for you noise addicts out there via Los Angeles band Mo Dotti and their new EP Guided Imagery, out now … Continue reading

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Listen: Young Prisms – “Self Love” [2022]

Perennially overlooked modern shoegaze group Young Prisms are making their grand comeback TODAY with their new album Drifter, out now via Fire Talk. If you’re looking for some real dreamy melodies, juxtaposed light and heavy textures, and all that good … Continue reading

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Listen: Just Mustard – “Still” [2022]

Oh baby. If you’re a reader of the blog, you know I’m a fan of some deep, dark, menacing shoegaze. I’m not sure if this technically even qualifies (but who’s gonna come foul me? A shoegaze referee?), either way, Just … Continue reading

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Listen: The Radio Dept. – “Keen On Boys” [2003]

Posting a little shoegaze for myself, as a treat.

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Listen: Central Heat Exchange – “Cold” [2021]

Wanted to feature Chicago band Central Heat Exchange, which I found while trawling through the releases of September 2021. Really dug the track “Cold”, that has some crushing distorted guitars + percussion mixed with dreamy background vocals and dream pop … Continue reading

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Listen: älägator – “Haluan Herätä” [2021]

Shout out to my friend David who shared something about this band on his IG story + who always has a finger on the pulse of great new (and old, let’s be real) dream pop that flies completely under the … Continue reading

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Listen: Lightning Bug – “I Lie Awake” [2021]

I realized I hadn’t seen nearly enough praise for this Lightning Bug record around from music sites lately, so I decided to take matters into my own hands and post my favorite track from the record, “I Lie Awake”, which … Continue reading

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Listen: Drowse – “Between Fence Posts” [2019]

Definitely not music made for enjoying the summer, but more reminiscing on how isolating and desolate the winter will be – perfect for introspection. Portland, OR musician Drowse follows the leads of other PNW artists like Phil Elverum and Grouper … Continue reading

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Listen: Wildhoney – “Soft Bats” [2014]

Realized I hadn’t posted directly about one of my favorite shoegaze / noise pop tracks of the decade. Wildhoney is a rippin’ noise pop band from Baltimore that I’ve been a fan of since the release of their Seventeen Forever … Continue reading

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AIM LOW – “Low Hanging Fruit” [2017]

  As you enter the infamous chasms of the House Of Leaves home, you find an immense, hypnotic peace instead of the chilling, creeping self-destruction that others who traverse its black catacombs undoubtedly unravel into.  AIM LOW is a band … Continue reading

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