can someone show me a NEW shoegaze band

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The bandcamp link for the album Cold didn't linkify in last post.

Pauper Management Improved (Sanpaku), Thursday, 23 February 2012 19:50 (2 years ago) Permalink

2 weeks pass...

Anybody know the deal with this band "Now, Now" that's featured on Spotify today? Girl vocal shoegazey 90's vibe, don't quite get why Spotify would pick it out, though it's good. Not many views of their videos...

dlp9001, Tuesday, 13 March 2012 18:08 (2 years ago) Permalink

New Frankie Rose album, Interstellar, is pretty much shoegaze.

Viva Brother Beyond (ithappens), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 18:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

Am listening to the new Whirr album here. It's nice enough if not wildly compelling.

Feebs K-Tel (NickB), Tuesday, 13 March 2012 18:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

Got really stuck into School of Seven Bells 'Ghostory' recently.

Chewshabadoo, Tuesday, 13 March 2012 19:56 (2 years ago) Permalink

Whenever I see any band featured on Spodify, I figure someone's record company has paid to put it there. I wouldn't read too much into it.

Masonic Boom, Tuesday, 13 March 2012 20:32 (2 years ago) Permalink

Hmmm, a little research reveals that Now, Now is in many ways Tegan & Sara gone shoegaze, which is a great thing to me, but probably a scary thought for most of ILM.

dlp9001, Thursday, 15 March 2012 00:58 (2 years ago) Permalink

not having heard T&S that doesn't mean much to me but i thought the now, now thing sounded nice enough to get off emusic

some crap (electricsound), Thursday, 15 March 2012 00:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

Whirr's debut LP, Pipe Dreams, out March 13, 2012 on Tee Pee.

this is pretty damn good, imo.

good luck Peeta Mellark (Bee OK), Thursday, 15 March 2012 02:55 (2 years ago) Permalink

I think I've posted about Ghost Society before (maybe in this thread?). Anyway, I just came across this live-in-studio performance from 2012 which is kind of jawdropping. The precision with which Sara Savery does the Liz Fraser-ish vocal bit in the post-chorus is great.

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 25 March 2012 01:20 (2 years ago) Permalink

*2010

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 25 March 2012 01:20 (2 years ago) Permalink

not that jaw dropping. pretty lethargic.

keythhtyek, Sunday, 25 March 2012 06:12 (2 years ago) Permalink

I hate you.

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 25 March 2012 06:59 (2 years ago) Permalink

ha. are they american? american shoegaze bands take themselves so seriously. i'd bet they were from new york.

keythhtyek, Sunday, 25 March 2012 16:33 (2 years ago) Permalink

Denmark.

Johnny Fever, Sunday, 25 March 2012 16:39 (2 years ago) Permalink

ah, they're po-faced too under byen, efterklang.

keythhtyek, Sunday, 25 March 2012 16:57 (2 years ago) Permalink

Keyboardist has the Gillian Gilbert down cold. I like it.

the girl from spirea x (f. hazel), Sunday, 25 March 2012 17:21 (2 years ago) Permalink

Been playing this a lot recently, v lovely:

that mustardless plate (Bill A), Saturday, 7 April 2012 14:13 (2 years ago) Permalink

^ kinda getting kicked around the edges of the shea stadium/2585 brooklyn scene. They used to be under a different name/lineup that I am COMPLETELY blanking on for some reason.

Waxahachie Swap (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Saturday, 7 April 2012 14:23 (2 years ago) Permalink

Sweet Bulbs. They used to be Sweet Bulbs

Waxahachie Swap (Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved), Saturday, 7 April 2012 14:29 (2 years ago) Permalink

i dug sweet bulbs, sounds like good stuff

kate axford likes this (electricsound), Saturday, 7 April 2012 22:05 (2 years ago) Permalink

Glad to hear you're liking the Golden Awesome, ESoJ - did you ever hear any of vocalist Stef's work as Stef Animal? Was going to release something on Bachelorette's label about five years ago, but lost the masters - of the bits & pieces that had bobbed around, there was a gorgeous cover of the 3Ds' "Cash None", amongst other things.

etc, Saturday, 7 April 2012 22:56 (2 years ago) Permalink

i didn't - tbh i can't remember how i tripped over the GA in the first place! do they have any available releases at all?

scumulator (electricsound), Saturday, 7 April 2012 23:01 (2 years ago) Permalink

Nothing official, sadly. I'll have a fossick around - what I have might be in storage back in NZ, but if not I'll send it your way. Stef was in Dunedin band Mëstar ages ago with John White, too - dreampop bubblegrunge tracks like Secret Garden hold up pretty well imo.

etc, Saturday, 7 April 2012 23:42 (2 years ago) Permalink

Golden Awesome have an album out on M'Ladys & you can get in here on Bandcamp http://thegoldenawesomenz.bandcamp.com/

Album also available on vinyl

Bill E, Sunday, 8 April 2012 00:16 (2 years ago) Permalink

Oh, wait, Golden Awesome totally have a release out; was meaning Stef Animal =p

M'Ladys connection is via Fi from Coasting IIRC, who used to be in (awesome NZ band) the Coolies.

etc, Sunday, 8 April 2012 08:44 (2 years ago) Permalink

ah there you go - quite dig coasting too, though their album is a touch more lo-fi than really works for them

scumulator (electricsound), Sunday, 8 April 2012 08:45 (2 years ago) Permalink

young prisms have done their homework on the haircuts but not so much on the music, although i guess they could pass for beach house tribute band on some tracks.

keythhtyek, Sunday, 8 April 2012 13:43 (2 years ago) Permalink

Is/Is is a new shoegazey band from Mpls...the song Death Treat is great

http://is-is.bandcamp.com/track/death-treat

Mississippi Butt Hurt (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Tuesday, 10 April 2012 22:49 (2 years ago) Permalink

2 months pass...

_Rudipherous_, Friday, 6 July 2012 16:09 (2 years ago) Permalink

2 months pass...

electricsound I just now am checking out the first Big Troubles album. I'm really liking it- but did they go the same direction as Pains of Being Pure at Heart with the second album? Haven't heard it.

Evan, Thursday, 20 September 2012 23:06 (1 year ago) Permalink

they turned into a jangly powerpop band instead

upset and upsetting (electricsound), Thursday, 20 September 2012 23:26 (1 year ago) Permalink

In a good way or bad? Also Freudian Slips is a bit of a blatant Boo Radleys rip.

Evan, Thursday, 20 September 2012 23:32 (1 year ago) Permalink

I also live right next to Ridgewood relatively and am upset I don't get to jam with this whole scene of late 80s early 90s inspired guitar pop lovers (referring to Real Estate and those I've yet to discover). But I don't know what I'd have to do to befriend these people.

Evan, Thursday, 20 September 2012 23:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

a bit

to say the least

i like 'romantic comedy', about a third of it is fantastic, but it doesn't "sound" as nice as its predecessor

upset and upsetting (electricsound), Friday, 21 September 2012 00:28 (1 year ago) Permalink

not a new band, but I'm sad that the Austin, TX band Astroblast has never been mentioned on ilx. tweegaze/Slumberland/Velocity Girl type stuff with lots of keyboards — search their 2003 album This Will Help You on Your Way

50 miles of lmao room (unregistered), Friday, 21 September 2012 15:53 (1 year ago) Permalink

50 miles of lmao room (unregistered), Friday, 21 September 2012 15:54 (1 year ago) Permalink

Very cool! I like it, thanks!

Evan, Friday, 21 September 2012 21:38 (1 year ago) Permalink

That's not bad...but what about "harder" stuff? I mean, I like Cable and Isis, which is sort of like art metal but they're kind of shoegazy. Like really LOUD guitars.

โตเกียวเหมียวเหมียว aka Italo Night at Some Gay Club (Mount Cleaners), Friday, 21 September 2012 22:31 (1 year ago) Permalink

Have we mentioned Whirr yet?

Fiendish Doctor Wu (kingfish), Saturday, 22 September 2012 00:24 (1 year ago) Permalink

i thought the whirr album was pretty generic, but there was potential there

upset and upsetting (electricsound), Saturday, 22 September 2012 00:26 (1 year ago) Permalink

3 weeks pass...

Hammock are new to me but lord this is doing it for me right about now:

http://hammockmusic.com/departure-songs

Ned Raggett, Wednesday, 17 October 2012 19:31 (1 year ago) Permalink

Neat. Hammock's past work has been largely instrumental which placed it in the post-rock continuum, but I always thought they should bring in a vocalist.

From 2009:

‽ Interrobang You're Dead ‽ (Sanpaku), Wednesday, 17 October 2012 20:09 (1 year ago) Permalink

They were on one of those shoegaze cover compilations in the mid 2000s - Never Lose That Feeling album if I am remembering correctly. They covered "Black Metallic"

van smack, Wednesday, 17 October 2012 20:13 (1 year ago) Permalink

Which reminds me, David Altobelli's videos for Hammock may be the most poignant, beautiful indie music videos I've ever seen.

‽ Interrobang You're Dead ‽ (Sanpaku), Wednesday, 17 October 2012 20:20 (1 year ago) Permalink

just wanted to say this Hammock album is incredible

Gandalf’s Gobble Melt (DJP), Friday, 26 October 2012 18:04 (1 year ago) Permalink

Knew you would love it.

Ned Raggett, Friday, 26 October 2012 18:06 (1 year ago) Permalink

"(Let's Kiss) While the Stars are All Falling Down" has been on repeat for a while now.

‽ Interrobang You're Dead ‽ (Sanpaku), Friday, 26 October 2012 19:23 (1 year ago) Permalink


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