Tag Archive for shoegaze

‘how do you sleep next to me’

The Morning Clouds – Wasted Youth Blues (Lefse, 2011) Wasted Youth Blues is the debut EP from Colorado’s own Josh Wambeke (of Phineas Gage and Fell).   His latest solo project, The Morning Clouds, is a dreamy, druggy affair that blends as well with the crispness of these autumn evenings as it does with the misty morning air.  This collection of songs… Read more →

Deafheaven @ Blast-O-Mat + Interview

Locked in a garage on a summer night while five guys beat some of the loudest noise you’ve ever heard out of their instruments might not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but for the thirty people who stuck around after a hardcore evening in Denver, Deafheaven were serving up exactly what we ordered. This wouldn’t be the first… Read more →

‘bathing in the summer night’s cold and in the black of night, I feel so old’

Deafheaven – Roads to Judah (Deathwish Inc., 2011) The San Francisco Muni Metro schedule (or lack thereof) has been known to cause fits of extreme rage among the city’s commuters, but instead of turning to vandalism or random acts of violence, George Clarke and Kerry McCoy channeled their fury into Roads to Judah, by far one of the best extreme… Read more →

‘tell me when the pain kicks in’

Yuck – Yuck (Fat Possum, 2011) Yuck are a group of young individuals from all over the world who came together in London.  They make fuzzy, reverb soaked 90’s indie rock in the vein of Sonic Youth, My Bloody Valentine and The Jesus and Mary Chain with some Sebadoh thrown in for good measure.  Wearing their influences like a badge,… Read more →

the femme fatale factor

  These are albums that have been on heavy rotation lately but I just haven’t had the time to write about.  I still don’t have the time to write about them, so I’m taking the easy way out with a group post.  Every once in a while I find a common theme in the music I am listening to and… Read more →

‘your imperfection benefits no one’

This guest post comes from Mike Scarola from New York.  Mike sends out a weekly (or monthly) e-mails that resemble the distribution list ILSUDH2 sent out before creating this blog. There’s something about guitar distortion that speaks to me. It started the first time I heard Communication Breakdown from Led Zeppelin. The opening riff hooked me immediately and I’ve been… Read more →

Re-Up: September 2010

Every month I will recap the albums and songs I can recommend under the Re-Up heading. Click on each album cover for more information and song link to play the song.  Right-click and ‘Save Link As’ to download song. Albums: Songs: ▲POPDRONE – Belong To (internet only) All Tiny Creatures ft. Justin Vernon – An Iris (from Harbors out early… Read more →