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31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017 So Far

Lizzy Goodman’s new book, Meet Me In The Bathroom, documents an era in rock music that many of us remember well. It uses oral history…
Stereogum | June 6, 2017 - 11:00 am

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Slowdive Slowdive

We're used to reunions now. Burnt out on them, maybe. In the last five or 10 years, we've become accustomed to all our old favorites…
Ryan Leas | April 28, 2017 - 11:13 am

More Slowdive stories

Slowdive – “Don’t Know Why” Video

Earlier this year, the reunited '90s shoegazers Slowdive came back with their new self-titled album, and it's one of our favorites of the year. Today,…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2017 - 10:20 am

Slowdive’s Neil Halstead Breaks Down “Sugar For The Pill” On Song Exploder

Earlier this year, Slowdive returned with their first album in 22 years and one of the best albums of 2017 so far. Guitarist and singer…
James Rettig | July 13, 2017 - 4:19 pm

Acrobat Plummets To Death Before Green Day’s Headline Set At Mad Cool Festival

An acrobat plummeted 100 feet to his death moments before Green Day's performance at Mad Cool Festival in Madrid last night. The accident occurred while…
Peter Helman | July 8, 2017 - 10:53 am

Slowdive Announce North American Fall Tour

UK shoegaze overlords just came back with their amazing self-titled album, which we've got just behind Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. on our list of the year's
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2017 - 9:40 am

Slowdive – “30th June”

Reunited shoegaze deities Slowdive just returned with their absolutely gorgeous self-titled album, which is also their first LP in 22 years. And as we're just…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 11:27 am

Stream Slowdive’s Self-Titled Comeback Album

We've seen a lot of big-name reunions over the past few years, but very few have come back as vital and exciting as Slowdive. Their…
James Rettig | May 5, 2017 - 12:05 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been a big week for music! We got Kendrick's war-ready return, Broken Social Scene's first song in seven years, and there's a new freakin'
Stereogum | March 31, 2017 - 5:19 pm

Slowdive Announce First New Album In 22 Years; Watch “Sugar For The Pill”

'90s shoegaze heavyweights Slowdive broke up in 1995, shortly after the release of their album Pygmalion. They reunited to tour three years ago, and now…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2017 - 8:44 am

Slowdive Debut Songs From New Album At Glasgow Tour Opener

Slowdive just kicked off their 2017 tour at the Art School in Glasgow. The shoegaze legends released "Star Roving," their first new song in 22…
Peter Helman | March 27, 2017 - 11:05 pm

Slowdive Announce North American Tour

Shoegaze legends Slowdive released their first song in 22 years, the gorgeous and triumphant "Star Roving," earlier this month. Now they've announced a few North…
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2017 - 9:09 am

Slowdive – “Star Roving”

After breaking up in 1995, shoegaze legends Slowdive reunited two years ago. And today, they've unveiled their first song in 22 years, since the release…
Tom Breihan | January 12, 2017 - 8:36 am

Ride Working On First Album In 20 Years

UK shoegaze legends Ride reunited last year for touring purposes, and they've been playing a new song or two live in recent months. But up…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2016 - 12:20 pm
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