Pinkshinyultrablast: Everything Else Matters

• 2015/01/27 • Club AC360 • Shoegaze, Indie Electronic, Alternative/Indie Rock • Wish We Were | Holy Forest | *Umi* | Ravestar Supreme | Marigold Pinkshinyultrablast’s name might be the only thing holding back this band. While the name isn’t easy to explain “everything else [that] matters” absolutely is. Their uptempo shoegaze sound plays in constant motion as if it…

The Horrors: Luminous

• 2014/05/06 • XL Recordings • Alternative/Indie Rock, Shoegaze • Chasing Shadows | *So Now You Know* | In and Out of Sight | I See You | Mine and Yours “… Why should I try and prove it, if you wont believe it.” — “In and Out of Sight” The Horrors drape guitar/synth driven songs with a loose fitting shoegaze cloak. It is…

Nothing: Guilty of Everything

• 2014/03/03 • Relapse • Alternative/Indie Rock, Shoegaze, Noise Rock • Hymn To The Pillory | Dig | Bent Nail | Somersault | *Get Well* | Guilty of Everything “On nights as dark as this black, black, black clouds still follow us around.” — “Get Well” Have you ever wanted to listen to music and realize you have left your headphones at home? The problem is, you…

Alcest: Shelter

• 2014/01/21 • Prophecy Productions • Alternative/Indie Rock, Shoegaze • *Opale*  | La Nuit Marche Avec Moi | Shelter “La nuit marche au rythme de nos mémoires” — “Song” If you missed Alcest’s last album, Les Voyages de L’Ame, it’s understandable. After all, there is not a great deal of French bands who actually use their native tongue.…