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Pusher release brooding new song ‘Here She Comes’

British rock fans, if you don’t know Pusher, there’s no better time to get on board. Following the release of their debut EP earlier this year, the Barnsley five-piece have just released a new song – and it’s brilliant. Here She Comes sounds like movement in a dark alley. An ominous guitar riff treads lightly over a […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Interview with Jsun Adams of Daydream Machine on the release of their debut album ‘Twin Idols’

Daydream Machine’s music is the perfect mix between spaced-out guitar-led droning and the guitar-jangling fun of an all-in percussive approach to rock. Authentic, inventive and an organised cacophony of musical, literary and cultural influence, Daydream Machine is reminiscent of a dozen different genres. Referencing none too strongly and not taking themselves too seriously, it sounds […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Deep Cut release star-studded remix album ‘Versions’

Genre-hopping, name-dropping London band Deep Cut have returned as remix giants with their third album Versions. The self-released LP is an album of rehashed hits from the bedrock of alternative music. A triumph of cohesive reworks, Versions is a 40-minute vinyl mini-album featuring Tim Burgess (The Charlatans), Spotlight Kid, The Electric Mainline, Exit Calm, Daniel […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Pale Fires Interview – Debut EP Louring Skies Released as Free Download

Pale Fires are a four-piece psych act from North London who combine spiralling shoegaze with rock sensibilities. Formed in 2010, the band only recently released their debut EP. Louring Skies draws on Pale Fires’ extensive experience on the live circuit, and was released as a free download on BandCamp on April 18. “Our main focus […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Juleah does Spacemen 3, reinvents Carter Family classic

A couple of days ago, independent artist and all-’round amazing musician, Juleah, posted a photo on Twitter with a cryptic tease that she was working on a new cover – a song by Spacemen 3. Let your imaginations run wild for a moment. And now know that her choice is brilliant, if perhaps unexpected. Today […]

Is Ghost Hands by The Music British rock’s greatest swansong?

Ghost Hands is the last song The Music ever released. The Leeds four-piece recorded it for what was meant to be their fourth studio album, but instead it was made a free download on the band’s website in April 2011, just after The Music had announced their split. The Music’s cessation, after 12 years of creating amazing […]

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Northern Star Records Release Split 7″ Single

Northern Star regulars The Electric Mainline and Soundwire have teamed up to release a split 7″ single featuring the tracks All Too Much and A Little Death. The Electric Mainline’s Scott Causer (who also co-founded Northern Star Records), says the split single is a natural fit for both bands and the songs on the single. […]

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