Tag Archives: shoegaze

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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