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Live Review: The Besnard Lakes Are A Vast Wonder Unto Their Own

Live Review: The Besnard Lakes Are A Vast Wonder Unto Their Own

Website || Facebook || Twitter || Instagram   Photography by Raphael Umscheid ( Instagram ) Words by Trish Connelly ( Instagram )   Arriving early for The Besnard Lakes’ set in downtown Austin, Barracuda’s inside stage provided a spacious yet intimate environment for attendees to plant themselves up close for the band’s eagerly awaited set...
Music Review: Ride's "Charm Assault"

Music Review: Ride’s “Charm Assault”

  In the last five or so years, something wonderful has happened. Bands from many people’s youths have appeared on the scene, whole, intact, and emerging to crowds of fans who have waited their whole lives just to see them play one more time or for the first time ever. My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, Lush,...
Infinite Dreams: Slowdive's "Star Roving"

Infinite Dreams: Slowdive’s “Star Roving”

Website || Facebook || Twitter || Instagram   After a 22 year hiatus from new material by Slowdive, the band has still managed to create soundscapes that succeed in being unrestricted, boundless yet refined in their lush and layered brand new track for “Star Rover”. Slowdive know exactly how to build a celestial atmosphere, an...
An Interview with Tears Run Rings

An Interview with Tears Run Rings

Website || Facebook || Twitter   Six years in the making, Tears Run Rings‘ highly anticipated full length album In Surges was released last Friday via Deep Space Recordings. Despite the quartet living in three separate cities, the band used the powers of online collaboration to mix and record In Surges’ ten tracks in separate...
Pity Sex Takeover!

Pity Sex Takeover!

Bandcamp || Facebook || Instagram || Twitter    Despite what images the band’s name may conjure, Pity Sex stray away from regrets with their increasingly experimental and innovative nature, starting with their first EP for Dark World and continuing throughout their musical career to their most recent album, White Hot Moon. The band formed in...
Review: Levitation Kick-Off Party at Barracuda

Review: Levitation Kick-Off Party at Barracuda

Words by: Trish Connelly Photography: Raphael Umscheid  ( Instagram )   Emotions were at an all time high this weekend after the cancellation of Levitation Fest in Austin, Texas, with less than 24 hours notice. Was this some kind of cruel joke? Can I get a refund on my round-trip plane tickets from Norway? Despite...
Two Decades in the Making: An Interview With The Veldt

Two Decades in the Making: An Interview With The Veldt

With the recurrent emergence of 90’s shoegaze bands, The Veldt is a band that stands apart from the pack. Formed in the late 80’s, The Veldt combined elements of reverb with soul and funk, creating a sonic pathway that was truly their own. They fast gained notoriety working with the likes of Robin Guthrie and...
Nightmare Air Takeover!

Nightmare Air Takeover!

  Arriving in Austin, Texas this week for their stretch of SXSW tour dates, Los Angeles based band Nightmare Air bring no shortage of reverb-laden soundscapes and shimmery vocals to their live performance. Consisting of Dave Dupuis, Swaan Miller and Jimmy Lucido, Nightmare Air have already been on the radars of Filter Magazine, Deli Magazine...
Divine Dreamscapes: Pale Dīan

Divine Dreamscapes: Pale Dīan

  Harnessing the surrealism of David Lynch and the soprano of Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, Pale Dīan certainly evokes a transcendental experience when it comes to their aesthetic and live performance. Initially forming in Dallas, Texas, guitarist Derek Kutzer and vocalist Ruth Smith established new ground in Austin this past summer, as well as a...
Wildhoney Takeover!

Wildhoney Takeover!

Wildhoney   You may want to think twice before hastening to place a label on Wildhoney – often referenced as shoegaze or along the same ilk as My Bloody Valentine and Slowdive, the band would rather express their song-writing and music as genre-free. The band, consisting of vocalist Lauren Shusterich, drummer Zach Inscho, guitarists Joe...
The Besnard Lakes' Single "Golden Lion" Is Shimmery Seduction

The Besnard Lakes’ Single “Golden Lion” Is Shimmery Seduction

  The Besnard Lakes are not one to downplay epic sweeping and soaring soundscapes – based out of Montreal, Canada, the band gained roots in 2003 and have been gracing their audience with bold orchestrations ever since. Their sound emerges in a similar vein to post-rockers Godspeed You! Black Emperor, tailored with falsetto croons and...
Drab Majesty Takeover!

Drab Majesty Takeover!

  Going by the persona of Deb Demure, Drab Majesty is an infusion of dark wave mystery and shoegaze ethereality. Based in Los Angeles, Drab Majesty recently released her/his latest album, Careless, on Dais Records in June of this year. Andrew Clinco created Drab Majesty’s overall aesthetic and character in 2012, freeing the audience and...

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