Posts Tagged ‘Shoegaze’

The Twilight Sad

The Twilight Sad

The Twilight Sad blend post-rock and post-punk with heavily delayed shoegaze guitars and folk elements. Fans of My Bloody Valentine, Arab Strap, and Mogwai have every reason to be happy.

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Taken By Cars

Taken By Cars

Hailing from Philippines, Taken By Cars is an indie rock band who mixes sultry vocals with propulsive rhythms, angular guitars, and electronica that will appeal to fans of Bloc Party, Franz Ferdinand, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, and The Rapture.

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The Mary Onettes

The Mary Onettes

Inspired by guitar pop from the ’80s and indie bands from the ’90s, The Mary Onettes play blissful dream pop that sounds like a mixture of Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cure, The Smiths, New Order, and The Jesus & Mary Chain.

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Tamaryn

Tamaryn

Tamaryn is a San Francisco-based raven-haired chanteuse whose doomed and ethereal music will make all fans of 4AD, ’80s goth, and coldwave groups feel at home. Somber and seductive, brooding and atmospheric, Tamaryn’s voice is a floating ornament atop the driving drums that underpin her songs.

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A Place To Bury Strangers

A Place to Bury Strangers, aka “New York City’s loudest band”, meld the sheer sonic assault of The Jesus And Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine, and Suicide with hammering Factory Records-esque beats, Ian Curtis monotone, and some bits of The Cure.

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Masquer

Masquer

Masquer create brooding cinematic soundscapes beamed straight out of The Cure’s Pornography by mixing shimmering electronics, sweeping melancholic melodies, and dreamy shoegaze guitars with marching drumbeats and rumbling basslines.

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Maps

Maps

Influenced by Spiritualized, Galaxie 500, My Bloody Valentine, and M83, Maps (aka Northampton-based bedroom experimentalist turned dream pop auteur James Chapman) creates music that is partly shoegaze and partly electronica.

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Ulterior

Ulterior

Ulterior’s blend of raw electronic sounds, attacking drum machines, and shoegazing guitars draws comparisons to a large mixture of artists including The Jesus and Mary Chain, Suicide, Spacemen 3, Underworld, and My Bloody Valentine

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800beloved

800beloved

800beloved play ’80s-influenced pop music filled with glittery guitars, blissful synthesizers, and dreamy melodies that will claim the affections of both teenage audiences and post-punk / shoegaze devotees.

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The Prids

The Prids

The Prids are an indie pop / post-punk quartet whose members live a strict vegan lifestyle and hold strong political beliefs that influence their writing style. They also follow a strong DIY ethic similar to that of Fugazi, including the home recording of several of their records.

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