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FeaturedPost RockReviewsshoegaze

Black Love’s debut full length is a record of contrasts. The music, crisp in its production, is constructed around the stretching vistas of shimmering post-rock. The vocals, meanwhile, are claustrophobic and lower-than-lo-fi; a muffled, desperate scream that sounds like it’s fighting for air. Also at odds with itself is the

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FeaturedMusicPost Rockshoegaze

Label: Graveface Records From the first note, it’s evident this San Francisco band is showing up with an intent to inject a harder punch into their ethereal shimmer. Sure, shoegaze is the most obvious sub-genre label to tag them with, but the album feels just as influenced by Sonic Youth

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Music Videosshoegaze

I’m not sure about you, but I like my shoegaze wrapped in thick blankets of feedback and dipped in unhealthy amounts of fuzz! CRISIS ARM creates the gaze that puts my mind in the right kind of haze! CVLT Nation is stoked to be premiering their new video “Positions” below…You

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Avant GardePost RockPost-Punkshoegaze

During a talk at the Building Institute in 1975, Russian film-maker and theorist, Andrey Tarkovsky, was asked of his film Mirror: ‘What is the subject of Mirror, its idea, moral, plot, development, denouement?’ Tarkovsky’s response was unabashedly postmodern: ‘The writer of that question clearly considers that all those things are

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RAKTA
Death RockPost-Punkshoegaze

“A more psychedelic and garagey Xmal Deutschland” might be one way to describe Rakta’s hypnotic and layered, guitar-based, gothy punk rock. Their music garnered lots of praise early this year across various ‘zines and on quite a few garage, punk, and deathrock websites (including here at CVLT Nation). The Brazilian

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FeaturedMusic VideosPost-Punkshoegaze

The Jesus and Mary Chain live at the Electric Ballroom in Camden, 1985…nuff said!

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