Dead Vibrations Explore the Darker Side of Swedish Shoegaze — Bandcamp Daily

Dead Vibrations. Stockholm’s Sodermälm, often shortened to “Söder,” which is Swedish for “south,” is a neighborhood that was home to famous Swedes (Greta Garbo spent her childhood there), and famous fictional Swedes (Mikael Blomkvist, the journalist searching for sinister answers in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). But it’s also prime real estate for up-and-coming […]

via Dead Vibrations Explore the Darker Side of Swedish Shoegaze — Bandcamp Daily

Sunset 1

How negative dig by the British press became the label for a music genre more popular today than when the shoegaze term was coined…

Labeling theory is the theory of how the self-identity and behavior of individuals may be determined or influenced by the terms used to describe or classify them.

“Shoegazing was a joke at the time but I love the fact that it is a term that has been reclaimed by people who love a bunch of bands that never got to be in the mainstream.” — Neil Halstead, Slowdive’

See, Shoegaze, an Oral History — http://www.wonderingsound.com/feature/shoegaze-oral-history-slowdive-ride-lush/

The Jesus and Mary Chain Announce “Psychocandy” 30th Anniversary North American Shows.

The Jesus and Mary Chain Announce Psychocandy North American Shows

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the classic album

df0ff94f

05-01 Toronto, Ontario – Canadian Music Week
05-03 Detroit, MI – St Andrew’s Hall
05-05 Chicago, IL – Riviera
05-07 Dallas, TX – The Bomb Factory
05-09 Austin, TX – Levitation (Austin Psych Fest)
05-11 Denver, CO – Ogden Theatre
05-13 Vancouver, British Columbia – Vogue Theatre
05-14 Seattle, WA – Showbox
05-16 San Francisco, CA – Warfield