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Last fm shoe gaze radio makes me what to kill myself.
meaty threads in the past. But I'll throw in Ulrich Schnauss for starters.
...this one is a good starting point:
Cranes ( well it's dream pop I'm told )
Slowdive - pure shoegazing 100% undiluted, Souvlaki is best album.
Ride - shoegazing pop, avoid Tarantula though go for Nowhere
Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever is amazing
Curve - the first Eps were awesome
My Bloody Valentine - Loveless is incredible
Chapterhouse - Whirlpool is shoegazing-par-excellence
Catherine Wheel - Ferment and Chrome good noise + good songs
Swervedriver - Raise (although not very shoegazing)
Moose (brilliant but went country)
Kitchens of Distinction (don't really like them though)
Lush (irritating mouse vocals)
Pale Saints (public school shoegazing, jolly good though)
Sigur Ros - lets face it, agaetis bryjun is shoetastic
Telescopes - early rather than recent
and then all the modern bands such as The Fleeting Joys,Ultrabrite etc... too many to list and still working through them but everyuthing you need to know is here:
...is actually toothpaste. Oops. Astrobrite possibly...*disappears promptly*
and also asobi seksu and moscow olympics for newer poppier stuff.
My god. Could there BE an album more lush and full of sound? It's just so dense and beautiful.
You Made Me Realise is also DEFINITELY worth a listen. I know a few people who have told me that it's the one that helped them "get" MBV. Can't argue with that!
Lazer Guided Melodies
I suppose Come Together and Think I'm In Love were pretty Shoegazey. Cop Shoot Cop definitely was at points.
Ringo Deathstarr - http://www.myspace.com/ringodeathstarr
The Sky Drops - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D28jIsEk9rw
The Vandelles - http://www.myspace.com/thevandelles
Dead Mellotron - http://www.myspace.com/deeeadmellotron
Old / Older bands not already mentioned...
Medicine - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96qQ6y_QpIc
Smashing Orange - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iU0l1fJ3P3U (Rob Montejo's old band, new one is The Sky Drops)
I think most of the great UK bands have all been mentioned by others above.
I mean 'oui!'
went to see tem at my local arts centre last week. or the week before.
they were awesome. great frontman, & you could kinda hear the vocals too.
amusement parks on fire
daniel land and the modern painters
checkout club ac30 and sonic cathedral record and promoters
The Twilight Sad's - 'Here, It Never Snowed, Afterwards It Did' EP...
Flying Saucer Attack yet? 'Further' is very very good.
released a magnificent album some years ago. It was called 'Beat' and mixed MBV guitars with hip-hop beats.
Seefeel are another old band worth a listen.
Ceremony (S/T and Disappear)
A Place To Bury Strangers (s/t and 'Exploding Head')
Dorias Baracca ('Handsome Melting Point EP')
Alician Blue (S/T and 'Slow Colorless Stare')
Fleeting Joys ('Despondent Transpoder')
will be one of the best of 2010 from what I've heard so far.
The 93millionmilesfromthesun is not an official album according to the band. It was a collection of demos and stuff. I agree it is a superb collection tho'.
is absolutely stunning. I ignored it for ages, as well, thinking they were just another Luminous Orange.
And, Souvlaki and Loveless go without saying, of course. Early Slowdive is also really good. The 2-disc version of their first album, Just for a Day, comes with their first eps, which have some great tracks on them (the two versions of Avalyn, in particular, are probably the best thing they ever recorded.)
it's proper good
hard crunchy exterior and mellow gooey centre?
The Angelic Process
and the ultimate is...JESU