The Veldt live at The Riviera in Chicago March 11 2017

The Veldt live at The Riviera in Chicago March 11 2017

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The Veldt played at The Riviera Theater in the historic Uptown neighborhood on the North side as part of their tour in support of their upcoming EP “The Shocking Fuzz of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation” on a brisk Saturday night in March. The show was sold out, and, after hearing new songs from the upcoming EP in […]

A Thousand Hours – Endless Grey album

A Thousand Hours – Endless Grey album

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I am going to start with saying that this has been my favorite new album of the year, thus far. The variety of sounds that dance throughout the tracks begin with an acoustic guitar lead on the first track, and follow with densely reverberated electric guitars, a dismal piano chord progression, synthesizers–and I am pretty […]

Lazy Legs Interview

Lazy Legs Interview

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Lazy Legs, a  talented, playful, and kind trio from Chicago, played a noisey,  fuzz-filled, shoegaze show at a DIY space in February. Lazy Legs are Michael Tenzer (guitars, vocals), Laura Wagner (bass, vocals), and John Rungger (drums for this band, Light Foils and Chorus of Shadows). Their set was nothing short of a reverberated, overdriven […]

Lost Shoegaze Gems III : Ozean EP

Lost Shoegaze Gems III : Ozean EP

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Ozean is the shimmering, crystalline lost little child of Slowdive’s “just for a day” era, who offer us with this posthumous reissue a trio of beautiful songs (all proceeds from downloads will go to funding a vinyl release this year!) Like some of the other genre-skirting, dreamy bands of the decade (the EP is originally […]

Alternative Facts Compilation : 3 exclusive songs….

Alternative Facts Compilation : 3 exclusive songs….

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Alternative Facts is a brandnew compilation of shoegaze and dream pop artists in opposition to tyranny, and in support of civil liberties and women’s health. Half of the musical contributions are exclusive for the album and unheard before it. All proceeds from this compilation will be split evenly between Planned Parenthood and the A.C.L.U. This […]

Video Premiere Seeing Up – Dayflower

Video Premiere Seeing Up – Dayflower

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“Seeing Up” is the third video from Dayflower, produced by the band as a visual companion to the song, which was originally released alongside “Neverfriend” on EDILS Recordings in September 2016. Earlier last year, on Fadeawayradiate, “Seeing Up” was portrayed as “a super spacey trip that has luscious juxtapositions of ethereal and noise and is […]

Interview Shimmer DJ Scary Lady Sarah and DJ Philly Peroxide

Interview Shimmer DJ Scary Lady Sarah and DJ Philly Peroxide

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The Chicago shoegaze and dreampop scene goes back decades and continues to thrive with a loyal following of fans and bands. With staple bands like Airiel and Astrobrite still hitting the airwaves on the fan groups on social media, and bands still playing on the stages of the city, especially newer bands (like Lightfoils and […]