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Shoegaze fans get a full “Ride” to Coachella

They got a warm up gig at The Roxy out of the way last week, and legendary British shoegaze band Ride was on top of their game at Coachella on Friday. The Roxy gig was the first of theirs in 20 years and they were one of the auspiciously few reunion acts on this year’s […]

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Tamaryn and Puro Instinct spellbind fans at The Echo with electrifying performances

This week’s edition of the long running LA night, Part Time Punks, was focused a bit more on the dream pop/shoegaze side of things with New York’s Tamaryn headlining the night. Opening up the evening was Seattle based band, Hibou. Fronted by the energetic and charismatic Peter Michel, Hibou got the party started right. It […]

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Stream The Black Ryder’s new song “Seventh Moon”

Los Angeles’ The Black Ryder have shared a second track from forthcoming album, The Door Behind The Door. The song titled “Seventh Moon” is a lovely atmospheric track. Lulling in its beautifully structured soundscapes and with the soothing vocals of Aimee Nash, the song just might be the most beautiful Black Ryder track yet. The […]

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The Black Ryder to headline the Echo in support of new album, The Door Behind The Door

It’s been a minute, but we’re happy to hear the The Black Ryder are back it again. The Los Angeles duo by way of Australia and composed of Aimee Nash and Scott Von Ryper have announced a headlining record release show at The Echo on February 25. We been lovin’ and crushin’ on the Black […]

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Slowdive give fans at the Theatre at Ace a magical night to remember

This past Sunday at the Theatre at Ace, indie veteran shoegazers, Slowdive graced Los Angeles with night two of their blissful two night string of performances. They were absolutely stunning, as beautiful and as majestic as the great theatre that housed their very performance. Not only did they leave the crowd in complete awe with twinkles in […]

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The Horrors and Moon Duo take fans at The Mayan on a darkwave ride of excellence

From the UK, The Horrors made their way to Los Angeles for a thrilling performance at the Mayan in Downtown L.A. this past Wednesday, October 15th. With dark lighting casting enigmatic silhouettes of the band, The Horrors bestowed a most engaging performance for Los Angeles. Touring in support of their new album, Luminous, the follow up to 2011’s Skying, […]

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Kestrels’ new EP “The Moon Is Shining” is a Glimmering Shoegaze Exhibition

Feature by Ziv Biton  Kestrels established serious buzz with their 2012 release A Ghost History. That release saw the Halifax group experimenting with pop-punk themes with an untraditional sonic scope. But, where A Ghost History at times felt uncertain and convoluted, their new EP The Moon Is Shining Our Way is a focused exhibition of glimmering […]

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Slowdive to headline the Theatre at Ace in Downtown L.A.

Slowdive have announced a headlining show date at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Saturday, Nov. 8. In addition to their upcoming FYF date on Aug. 23, the band will perform in the goregeous Theater at Ace as well as a slew of other tour dates (more below). Slowdive’s reunion kicked off this past May […]

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Kitten’s debut record is full of impeccable sheen and relentless energy

L.A. based band Kitten formed in 2010 and have since released three EPs, Sunday School, Cut It Out and Like A Stranger. The band has come full circle in a short time and are set to release their self-titled, full-length debut on June 24th via Elektra Records. The new album traverses heavily and primarily through ’80s […]

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Introducing: Wax Children — a luscious dose of reverb soaked psychedelia

If the beautiful chaos of psychedelia and shoegaze is your cup of musical tea, then you’ll want to get hip to Wax Children. From Los Angeles, Wax Children formed in April of 2012 and at one point were known as Django’s Tiger. While their first EP release Dreamsick (June 2012) had a more psychedelic surf […]

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