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The Shoegazing Thread

Post by Kory » 21 Dec 2014, 7:13pm

This seemed important enough to me to start a new one around. I've gotten into it relatively recently and it seems like there's a lot of good suggestions with more to come. I'm consolidating some below partly for my own ease of reference, but I guess you guys can use it too.
Dirty Harry wrote: Best shoegazing albums I've heard this year

Whirr - Sway
Odonis Odonis - Hard Boiled,Soft Boiled
Nothing - Guilty Of Everything

You should also check out the film\documentary that's coming out soon about the whole history of shoegazing called ' Beautiful Noise' its took about 4 years to get it released so it should be good, think there's a trailer for it on you tube


try some of these, some undiscovered classics from the 90's and some newer ones.

Lilys - In The Presence Of Nothing
Drop Nineteens - Mayfield (Never released but it was leaked a few years ago sounds a bit rough but still sounds amazing)
Astrobrite - Crush
Boo Radleys - Everythings Alright Forever (Britpop band who started off as a Shoegazing band and should have stayed that way)
Fleeting Joys - Despondent Transponder
Ringo Deathstarr - Colour Trip
Pinkshinyultrablast - Happy Songs For Happy Zombies EP
Tatuki Seksu - Hanazawa EP (Japanese Shoegaze)
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Re: The Shoegazing Thread

Post by biopunk » 21 Dec 2014, 8:16pm

I'll add Moose

Their excellent early EPs are collected on the "...XYZ" (UK) comp. If anyone has a rip of their "Honey Bee" LP, I'd be grateful.


(Also, drummer Richard Thomas [Dif Juz] & bassist Lincoln Fong were in the touring JAMC, after Douglas Hart & John Moore left...)
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Re: The Shoegazing Thread

Post by Dr. Medulla » 22 Dec 2014, 10:06am

Some obvious albums in here, but there you go:
Cocteau Twins, Garlands
Cocteau Twins, Head Over Heels
Curve, Doppelganger
Jesus & Mary Chain, Psychocandy
Lush, Deluxe
Medicine, Short Forth Self Living
Medicine, The Buried Life
My Bloody Valentine, Loveless
My Bloody Valentine, Isn’t Anything
Pale Saints, The Comforts of Madness
Pale Saints, In Ribbons
Ride, Nowhere
Ride, Smile
Ride, Today Forever
Sennen, Destroy Us
Sennen, Where The Light Gets In
Sennen, Widows
Slowdive, Souvlaki
Slowdive, Pygmalion
Swallow, Blow
Tearwave, Tearwave
Tearwave, Different Shades of Beauty
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Post by daredevil » 22 Dec 2014, 2:14pm

Railway Children - Somewhere South, here is one of the singles from the lp:
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Re: The Shoegazing Thread

Post by Kory » 22 Dec 2014, 2:28pm

I'll add some further probably obvious ones:
Chapterhouse: Whirlpool
Catherine Wheel: Ferment
Lush: Spooky
Swervedriver: Raise
The Verve started out in this style, I think A Storm in Heaven is pretty good

I don't know if we want to include dreamier pop stuff, I get a kick out of Julee Cruise and Hooverphonic's Blue Wonder Power Milk.

(As I said, I'm pretty green)
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
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Post by biopunk » 22 Dec 2014, 2:57pm

Anyone heard Th' Faith Healers? Their Lido album from 1992 might be considered "shoe-gazey".

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Kory wrote:Swervedriver: Raise <--YES! My long-distance driving soundtrack.

I don't know if we want to include dreamier pop stuff, I get a kick out of Julee Cruise and Hooverphonic's Blue Wonder Power Milk.

(As I said, I'm pretty green)
Works for me.

Highly Biased Observation: Shoegaze bands had the best EPs of any genre in the early 90s.
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Post by Kory » 22 Dec 2014, 3:00pm

biopunk wrote:Anyone heard Th' Faith Healers? Their Lido album from 1992 might be considered "shoe-gazey".

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Kory wrote:Swervedriver: Raise <--YES! My long-distance driving soundtrack.

I don't know if we want to include dreamier pop stuff, I get a kick out of Julee Cruise and Hooverphonic's Blue Wonder Power Milk.

(As I said, I'm pretty green)
Works for me.

Highly Biased Observation: Shoegaze bands had the best EPs of any genre in the early 90s.
I checked out Th' Faith Healers a few years ago, at a time that I probably wasn't ready for them. I'll have to give them another spin. I go through phases frequently in which I'll hear something, decide it's not for me, but say to myself "eh, I'll probably like that in about 5 years." I'm almost never wrong.
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
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Post by Dr. Medulla » 22 Dec 2014, 3:35pm

Cool. Hunting down some Swervedriver (heard of them, never heard them) and Th Faith Healers (never heard of them).
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Post by Kory » 22 Dec 2014, 3:45pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:Cool. Hunting down some Swervedriver (heard of them, never heard them) and Th Faith Healers (never heard of them).
Mezcal Head is another great one by Swervedriver, but Raise is a little more "traditional" shoegaze.
Inder:
Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
Developers (Developers Developers)
Boogie With Your Children

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Re: The Shoegazing Thread

Post by Dirty Harry » 22 Dec 2014, 3:58pm

pretty much agree with all albums mentioned , some others

Kitchens of Distinction – The Death of Cool
Kitchens Of Distinction - Strange Free World
A Place to Bury Strangers - A Place to Bury Strangers
A Place to Bury Strangers — Exploding Head
Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever
Boo Radleys - Learning To Walk
My Bloody Valentine ‎– EP's 1988-1991
M83 – Before the Dawn Heals Us
Flying Saucer Attack - Further
Loop - A Gilded Eternity
Amusement Parks On Fire - Out Of The Angeles
Swirlies ‎– They Spent Their Wild Youthful Days In The Glittering World Of The Salons
lovesliescrushing ‎– Bloweyelashwish
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Post by Kory » 22 Dec 2014, 4:04pm

Man, I'm going to blow my whole paycheck this week.
Inder:
Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
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Post by Dirty Harry » 22 Dec 2014, 4:08pm

New shoegazing film/documentary coming out soon, Been about 3 years in the making

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Somebody was trying to tell me that CDs are better than vinyl because they don't have any surface noise. I said, "Listen, mate, "life" has surface noise."


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Post by coffeepotman » 23 Dec 2014, 3:18pm

I'll add a couple that weren't listed:

Bowery Electric
Brian Jonestown Massacre - Methodrone
A Place to Bury Strangers
Loop
Lush
the Ravonettes

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Post by Dirty Harry » 23 Dec 2014, 3:27pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:Some obvious albums in here, but there you go:
Cocteau Twins, Garlands
Cocteau Twins, Head Over Heels
Curve, Doppelganger
Jesus & Mary Chain, Psychocandy
Lush, Deluxe
Medicine, Short Forth Self Living
Medicine, The Buried Life
My Bloody Valentine, Loveless
My Bloody Valentine, Isn’t Anything
Pale Saints, The Comforts of Madness
Pale Saints, In Ribbons
Ride, Nowhere
Ride, Smile
Ride, Today Forever
Sennen, Destroy Us
Sennen, Where The Light Gets In
Sennen, Widows
Slowdive, Souvlaki
Slowdive, Pygmalion
Swallow, Blow
Tearwave, Tearwave
Tearwave, Different Shades of Beauty
Never heard Sennen or Tearwave will hunt them down.
Somebody was trying to tell me that CDs are better than vinyl because they don't have any surface noise. I said, "Listen, mate, "life" has surface noise."


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Re: The Shoegazing Thread

Post by Kory » 24 Dec 2014, 1:26am

Dirty Harry wrote:
Dr. Medulla wrote:Some obvious albums in here, but there you go:
Cocteau Twins, Garlands
Cocteau Twins, Head Over Heels
Curve, Doppelganger
Jesus & Mary Chain, Psychocandy
Lush, Deluxe
Medicine, Short Forth Self Living
Medicine, The Buried Life
My Bloody Valentine, Loveless
My Bloody Valentine, Isn’t Anything
Pale Saints, The Comforts of Madness
Pale Saints, In Ribbons
Ride, Nowhere
Ride, Smile
Ride, Today Forever
Sennen, Destroy Us
Sennen, Where The Light Gets In
Sennen, Widows
Slowdive, Souvlaki
Slowdive, Pygmalion
Swallow, Blow
Tearwave, Tearwave
Tearwave, Different Shades of Beauty
Never heard Sennen or Tearwave will hunt them down.
I've been listening to Tearwave since that was posted, digging it a whole lot.
Inder:
Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
Developers (Developers Developers)
Boogie With Your Children

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