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Shoegaze in a New Decade: Psychedelica 5 Album Review

Shoegaze in a New Decade: Psychedelica 5 Album Review

It’s the music of your best nightmares. An album of heart-pounding, intoxicating chaos representing every offbeat night you’ve ever had, mellow jams that soundtrack the interludes, and coloured sonic beacons that shine on everything in between. Indeed, the fifth installment in Northern Star Records’ critically acclaimed Psychedelica series is what label co-founder Scott Causer describes as “the […]

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Shoegaze in a New Decade: Northern Star Records

Scott Causer is the co-founder of Northern Star Records, an independent record label that is dedicated to unearthing the best sounds that the underground psychedelic and shoegaze scene has to offer. Home to the critically acclaimed Psychedelica series of compilation albums, the label has launched a multitude of bands and simultaneously featured some of the […]

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Shoegaze in a New Decade: The Northern Star Weekender

Not many musicians can say they’ve sold out venues. Then again, not many musicians can say they’ve co-founded a record label that’s achieved cult status and was the cultural springboard for a world-renowned psych festival (Austin, anyone?). Scott Causer, however, can tick Box C, “All of the above”. A musician and co-founder of Northern Star […]

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Might as Well Be Shoegazing

Hot on the heels of My Bloody Valentine’s surprise release of MBV (did you read my review?), I wrote a beginners’ guide to shoegaze for the Huffington Post‘s Arts & Culture blog. Here’s a preview: The term shoegazing was inspired by the introspective, outsider vibe that permeates the scene. Additionally, the shoegaze sound is created […]

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