Monday, January 26, 2015
"REVOLUTION - The Shoegaze Revival"
I think I've died and gone to shoegaze heaven.
Now I'm a fan of MBV, Slowdive and Catherine Wheel as much as the next guy but I also love many newer acts like Ceremony, Sounds Of Sputnik, Wozniak and Overlake.
I am really excited that this fantastic compilation is coming out to showcase more of the "nu-gazers"
In their own words...
"Curated by UK label Ear to Ear Records and Indonesian label Gerpfast Kolektif, this compilation features 30 bands from 16 countries, covering 5 of the 6 inhabited continents. Each was selected purely on the basis of their dynamic sound, without any consideration of geographic preference, label affiliation, popularity ranking or hype. Without even one throwaway or filler track, these are all 'keepers'.
This is not a shoegaze tribute album to MBV or Slowdive, or even The Beatles. There is simply so much greatness to the new wave of shoegaze that we’re focusing on original tracks, which showcase the immense talent of the featured bands."
Take a listen and see why this is going to be one of the best compilations out this year!
Here is the full list of bands featured on the compilation. Make sure to click on each link to find out more about each band.
/orangenoise (Pakistan) http://www.soundcloud.com/orangenoisepk
/ Sounds of Sputnik (Russia) https://soundcloud.com/soundsofsputnik
/ The Yours (Hong Kong) https://soundcloud.com/theyours
/ Trementina (Chile) https://soundcloud.com/trementinachile
/ Ummagma (Canada-Ukraine) https://soundcloud.com/ummagma
/ Digilite (Indonesia) https://www.facebook.com/pages/DIGILITE/142935465772673
/ Jaguwar (Germany) http://prettyinnoise.bandcamp.com/album/jaguwar-i
/ Stellarscope (USA) https://soundcloud.com/stellarscope
/ Spool (Japan) http://spool1991.tumblr.com/
/ Wozniak (Scotland) https://soundcloud.com/wozniakofficial
/ Ether Feels (Japan) http://soundcloud.com/etherfeels-1
/ Hideous Towns (Australia) https://soundcloud.com/hideous-towns-1
/ Lights That Change (Wales, UK) http://lightsthatchange.bandcamp.com/
/ Damascus (Indonesia) https://soundcloud.com/damascus-noise
/ Weird. (Italy) http://lightsthatchange.bandcamp.com/
/ Hermetic Delight (France) https://soundcloud.com/hermeticdelight
/ Rev Rev Rev (Italy) https://soundcloud.com/revrevrev
/ The Evening Primrose (Hong Kong) http://theeveningprimrose.bandcamp.com/
/ Stella Diana (Italy) http://www.soundcloud.com/stella-diana-1
/ Seaside (Indonesia) https://soundcloud.com/seaside_indonesia
/ Blood Lips (UK) https://soundcloud.com/blood-lips
/ Magao (Japan) https://soundcloud.com/magao_shoegaze
/ Clustersun (Italy) http://soundcloud.com/Clustersun
/ Duelectrum (Brazil) https://duelectrum1.bandcamp.com/
/ Intenna (Indonesia) http://www.soundcloud.com/intenna
/ Robsongs (Brazil) https://soundcloud.com/robsongs1
/ Slow Motion Picture (USA) https://soundcloud.com/slowmotionpicture
/ Thud (Hong Kong) http://wearethud.tumblr.com/
/ Sharesprings (Indonesia) https://sharesprings.bandcamp.com/
/ Puna (Peru) https://puna.bandcamp.com/
Here's a video teaser for the project as well...
You will be able to download it HERE (for free) on February 11th!
Let's work on getting this compilation into as many hands (and ears) as possible.
Long Live Shoegaze!