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Musicshoegaze

For a young band just starting out, few things are really within its control.  It picks up recording time when it can, or records the songs itself.  It contacts tons of venues and hopes one responds, sometimes before the band has any proof of competency.  In short, the early work

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FeaturesMixtapesshoegazeStreaming

The almighty SLOWDIVE have reunited for a string of shows taking place this summer, and I’m ultra excited!!! Simon Scott just did something very special for the fans. He curated this really cool mixtape for Dazed Digital and it is the first SLOWDIVE mix ever. Check out the stream below

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Post RockReviewsshoegaze

Check out Nothing at the Relapse Records X CVLT Nation SXSW 2014 Showcase, March 12th at Dirty Dog Bar! More info here… Philadelphia-rooted band Nothing have been weaving a dreamy tapestry with their brand of ear-breaking shoegaze since their Suns and Lovers debut in 2011. 2012 saw the release of

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Apocalyptic BluesMusicshoegaze

If in literature a tragedy is a work that begins high and ends low, and a comedy (think Dante’s) vice versa, then what about a narrative that starts with order and ends dissolved into nothingness?  Stability to chaos in the span of a few hundred pages, an hour and a

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Black MetalDeath RockDoomMusicReviewsshoegazeSludge

by Oliver Sheppard Pinkish Black’s sophomore LP, Razed to the Ground, is set for release on September 17. The Fort Worth band’s first and self-titled LP (which was reviewed for CVLT Nation last year, here) was on Denton’s Handmade Birds label; the new album sees them on the larger and

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Apocalyptic BluesAvant GardeMusicshoegaze

It’s quite interesting when a band’s sound is totally at odds with the images and vibes of their hometown or state. When someone says Texas, you don’t immediately think of cold, moody basslines, guitars and vocals drenched in sorrow and a gloomy atmosphere all around. However, that’s exactly what we

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