shoegaze

Longreads Or Whatever

Nothing Will Save Us

The Philadelphia underdogs are void fuckers in a time that calls for it. They rose from hardship to become one of today's most beloved cult rock bands—but they still feel misunderstood.
Zachary Lipez
11.7.18
New music

Wild Nothing and HOLYCHILD Use 80s Pop to Hide Dark Stories

On Wild Nothing's "Partners in Motion" and HOLYCHILD's "Wishing You Away," the bombast of synths and big choruses obscure menace.
Tshepo Mokoena
7.20.18
New music

Nothing Return with "Zero Day," Confirm New LP 'Dance on the Blacktop'

The band's third LP promises to be darker than their previous two. It's out August 24.
Alex Robert Ross
6.5.18
Premieres

Launder's Breathy Shoegaze Should Turn Him Into an Indie Star

Listen to John Cudlip's first project as Launder, produced by Day Wave's Jackson Phillips, and featuring DIIV's Zachary Cole Smith and French singer-songwriter Soko.
Alex Robert Ross
4.26.18
Holy Shit

Deafheaven's New Song "Honeycomb" Hits Like a Dang Meteorite of Emotion

The blackgaze titans give us a 12-minute epic in advance of a new album this year, their first since 2015.
Phil Witmer
4.17.18
New music

Beach House's New Video for "Dark Spring" Makes Me Feel Like It's 2011 Again

The dream pop duo's first clip from '7' unintentionally pays homage to the days of aesthetic Tumblrs and witch house.
Phil Witmer
4.3.18
Interviews

Ciel's Debut EP 'Peach004' Is a Nebulous Work in Progress

"I didn't want to sell myself short and not try something because I was afraid."
Corinne Przybyslawski
10.17.17
Premieres

Beliefs Get Weirder, Darker, More Industrial on New Album 'Habitat'

On the Toronto group's third record they survey the damage that condos cause to the local art scene
Sarah MacDonald
9.18.17
Interviews

Cherry's "Cherry" Is a Beautiful Song About Death, Sledding, and Growing Up

It's taken from the Philadelphia indie five-piece's forthcoming LP, 'Dumbness.'
Alex Robert Ross
8.28.17
Premieres

Escape from Infinite Content with Fake Palms’ Hazy “I’m Not There”

The video features Spot the Dog, known rock 'n' roller.
Jill Krajewski
8.24.17
New music

Stream The War on Drugs' New Album Now and Go On a Road Trip in Your Mind

'A Deeper Understanding' is streaming from the band's website for 24 hours.
Phil Witmer
8.23.17
Premieres

Iris' "Touch" Proves That Shoegaze Bands Have the Best Comebacks

The Toronto shoegaze heroes are back with a new lineup, a new album, and extra emotion.
Daniel G. Wilson
8.21.17
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