Vapour Theories: Celestial Scuzz – album review

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Vapour Theories: Celestial Scuzz (Fire Records) LP | DL Out Now With Celestial Scuzz, Vapour Theories reminds us that we don’t need language to convey the strange senses of sadness and longing that so often accompany an idyllic solitude. BUY HERE Vapour Theories is a newly revived project from Bardo Pond guitarists and brothers John […]

Sarakiniko: Hello – single review

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Sarakiniko: Hello (La Maison des Corbeaux) DL | Steaming Released 12th March 2021 Sarakiniko, the side project led by Yann Canevet, bassist/singer of the popular French post-punk shoegaze group FTR is set to release the track Hello on March 12th. We have the exclusive first play. Following their first single, Can’t See You (November 2020); […]

Love And The Weather: Love And The Weather – ep review

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Love And The Weather Love And The Weather Ltd Edition 12″ vinyl|DL – available on Bandcamp Out now   They may be from Victoria, Australia, but Love And The Weather’s debut EP is a delicious slice of Americana. Gordon Rutherford reviews for Louder Than War. If you’ve ever seen Paris, Texas, that epic Wim Wenders […]

Brooklyn Shoegazers Diary Reflect Upon Isolation With “Sugardrops”

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Brooklyn’s Diary are out with a new single called Sugardrops, a shoegaze tune with substantial nods to Echo and the Bunnymen, Deerhunter, The Cure, REM, and Peel Dream Magazine. The members of Diary are longtime friends drawn together by a love of guitar music and a need to create new sounds. Just before the world […]

Venus Furs: New Inspiration video + Interview

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Venus Furs New Inspiration Single/Video and Interview Anyone who acquainted themselves with Canadian shoegazer Venus Furs excellent debut album last year knows what to expect from them by now – swooping soundscapes, a modern take on shoegaze, rich with velvet warmth. New single New Inspiration represents the album perfectly, a shifting and smouldering slice of […]

Tourists: Another State – album review

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Tourists Another State Modern Sky UK  Out Now The inviting first album from the Torquay-based Tourists calls back to the past with its potent synth tracks and frenetic drumming, all while offering a distinctly modern sound.  Another State is a carefully constructed entity, a whole – each track feels as if it’s in dialogue with […]

Album Of The Month: Listen to Topographies “Ideal Form”

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Topographies grapples with existentialism in their icy post-punk debut LP, Ideal Form, out today via Funeral Party. The album’s concept revolves around “the projections human beings place upon experience and the impossibility of a perfectly realized existence.” Helmed by singer/songwriter/guitarist Gray Tolhurst (yes, son of The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst), Topographies evolved its sound from shoegaze and […]

Texas Shoegazers Ringo Deathstarr Unleash their video for “Once Upon A Freak”

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Texan shoegazers Ringo Deathstarr eponymously named album ‘Ringo Deathstarr’ is out now via The Reverberation Appreciation Society and Club AC30. Fresh off the bat is their new single and delightful accompanying video, Once Upon a Freak. It’s dynamic, comforting, classic shoegaze – a vastly psychedelic soundscape drenched in vapoured reverb and a 90s “good vibes” sensibility, […]

Branch To Root: Jamais Vu – EP review and video premiere.

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Branch To Root Jamais Vu EP Wreck And Ruin Records DL / Soundcloud Branch To Root are back straight out of Merseyside with a new EP to follow their strong debut album released last September which was covered here by LTW. It was worth the wait reckons Wayne AF Carey… BTR have been busy honing […]

Third Man Records: Southeast of Saturn Compilation — album review

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Southeast of Saturn: Michigan Shoegaze/ Dream Pop/ Space Rock Third Man Records Out November 20 Southeast of Saturn illumines an entirely different Detroit Rock City than the one you think you know. It’s a sonic place you’ll want to visit. BUY HERE The city of Detroit is no stranger to music. Long before it saw […]