Blue Note Indie

Jazz and prog are hot… I have noticed. Go to any hip underground club and there will be some cute band trying to sound like …

Boy Pablo – Losing You

Boy Pablo are Pablo Muñoz, a 19-year-old teenager from Norway with a Chilean background, and Declan Mckenna and Gus Dapperton, his best friends. Together they …

The Day – Leave the Dark

I am quite ruthless in my search through new indie tracks. I always look for a certain sound, a certain “je-ne-sais-quoi”.  That doesn’t mean that …

Dayflower – Daisy Age (single and video)

Daisy Age by Dayflower By now, British band Dayflower have become a household name on Fadeawayradiate! It all started when the late Chris Tressler, a …

Bolinas – Casa

Subtle is the word that springs to mind when I listen to Bolinas‘ latest song “Casa” (or any Bolinas song for that matter) and subtlety …

Camilo Beltran – Whispers

I recently got this subtle gem of a song submitted that was too precious not to pay attention to: “Whispers” is a brief, temperate track …

Hatchie – Sure

Hatchie‘s single “Sure” was already released in November last year, but I came across it recently and wasn’t able to resist its catchy flashback-to-the-90’s vibes. …

North West – Sun

Etheral, London-based duo Northwest (Ignacio Simón & Mariuca García-Lomas) want to show you their latest creation/single/video (ironically?) called “Sun“. NorthWest: “Sun” is our brainchild and so it’s difficult …

Amber Clouds – Perhaps Tomorrow

I came across Oslo based Amber Clouds’ single “Let’s Meet In Air“via a repost of another talented compatriot, called Måke, which we have paid some attention to in …

Gaze Girls Talk

2107 has been quite an eventful year for women in general: millions of women marched against the inauguration of Trump and later, again millions stood up …

Fadeawayradiate Top albums lists 2017

Top 5 album releases 2017 by Fadeawayradiate crew: I think this last year saw some really great releases, as opposed to last year, when everybody …

Gingerlys S/T

Sometimes keeping up with all the music that comes out is the hardest thing, and often, a lot of bands, or even small hypes, just …

From Dreampop to Sophistipop YouTube Playlist

I did this Youtube playlist for SWIT magazine but decided it looks good on here as well of course 😉 Enjoy!

UK Cinema – English Girls

Canadian quintet UK Cinema released their first single “English Girls” on digital format on the 2nd of November along with a new video, directed and shot …

Bolinas – Vacation & Angostura

Bolinas are a dreampop quartet I came across by accident on Soundcloud suggestions, and immediately adored! The band, and their perfectly sultry beachy sound, are obviously …

AKWUAR – Millions of Same Faces

We are pleased to introduce you to a whole new name in indie-dom and present this first single/ video release by DIY indie project AKWUAR. The …

Dreampop: from Cocteau to Craft Spells

As some of you know, I curate a Dreampop (Jangle and Twee) music group on Facebook and I do notice that the term “dreampop” in …

Japanese Breakfast – Soft Sounds from Another Planet live & highlights

Japanese Breakfast was one of the last bands on the line-up of the 25th anniversary London Calling edition (yes,yours truly was there at the very …

Surf Rock is Dead – We Have No Friends? EP

Brooklyn based dreampop duo Surf Rock is Dead are Kevin Pariso and Joel Witenberg. The duo have spent the last two years experimenting in order …

I Remember That!: 12 Sophistipop tunes quoted out of context…

Somewhere in May I sent a nice little cover of Oh Patti by Scritti Politti to a friend who said: “So… a Scritti-tribute album curated …

Norway Calling!: brandnew Oslo Oscillator, Måke and The Megaphonic Thrift

In the last weeks, three brandnew indie-tracks from Norwegian bands saw the daylight. I am intentionally avoiding the word “fresh” here, as they all seem …

Close Encounter – Fade Away…

Aaah…. Ladies and Gentlemen, we have a blog Anthem! And what could be a better than this magical mystery tune by Seattle based band Close …

The Morelings – We Were (video/single)

SINGLE VIDEO RELEASE “WE WERE”: On September 12, Philly based dreampop duo The Morelings release the first single, “We Were,” from their debut LP “Same Century” set …

Airiel – This is Permanent

I had the pleasure to be woken up by this track this morning and I can assure you, it kicked in a hell of a …

Softer Still – Visions of You EP

Softer Still – Visions of You EP  July 28th 2017 Club Fandango   Softer Still‘s second EP “Visions Of You’” was released on 28th July. …

Frankie Rose – Cage Tropical album

Cage Tropical Slumberland Records/Grey Market 11 August 2017   Phenomenon Frankie Rose, former member of Crystal Stilts, Dum Dum Girls, Vivian Girls and Beverly is finally …

Bye Bye Badman – Wave EP

Artist: Bye Bye Badman Album: Wave Released: April 29, 2017 Genre: K-pop Label/Distributor: Magic Strawberry sound   Korean band Bye Bye Badman are an indie electro-pop …

Space4lease – “Must be Something” single

Space4Lease’s new song “Must Be Something”  premiered on Friday July 14 comes as the first single of releases. They released their first EP “Hiraeth“ in November 2016. …

China Crisis – Saint Saviour Square: the elusive video….

In 1989, the China Crisis single “Saint Saviour Square” was released on Virgin Records from the album “Diary of a Hollow Horse”: their 5th studio …

Dayflower – Sweet Georgia Gazes premiere!

The newest Dayflower single“Sweet Georgia Gazes”premiered today on Fadeawayradiate!!!: “Sweet Georgia Gazes” has a less fuzzy sound than “Neverfriend” and less psychey than the excellent …

Kingsbury – Emeralds

I came across this wonderful track because it was suggested as one new indie tracks on Spotify and it instantly hit me since it starts …

Softer Still – Forever Faces – new single

I wrote about indie dreampop band Softer Still before because I adore their blissful, hazy sound. So lucky me!: they soon have a follow up …

Hazel English Live at London Calling Festival 27-5-2017

Hazel English Live at London Calling Festival, Amsterdam/Paradiso 27-5-2017 Last minute guest list…arriving late…her music wafting towards me from somewhere, I follow my ears up …

Geyster – With All Due Respect

Geyster seems to have been around for ages, since “With All Due Respect” is his 7th album to date, so yes, the respect is due.  …

Pia Fraus – That’s not all EP

Artist: Pia Fraus Title: That’s Not All Label: Seksound Record Label (Estonia) Released On: 29.05.2017 Format: CD         In the fall of …

Spotlight: Northwest – Dimaryp

I already added their mesmerising track “Wind” to one of my playlists this year, and was an instantly hooked on their supernatural, atmospheric “poetry in …

New Sophistipop Playlist

Sophistipop is making a comeback! The old stuff is back in vogue and a lot of newer band are paying homage to this genre that …

Tenant from Zero: single, EP and interview

I think every Sophistipop lover would be over the moon to hear a combination of Prefab Sprout and The Aluminum Group with the vocals of David Sylvian, …

Pia Fraus – Cloudy Eyes / Rocketship – Outer Otherness Split 7″

Pia Fraus presents their new single ( March 2017) as a split 7” together with a new track from Rocketship on Estonian label Seksound. This split …

Video Premiere Seeing Up – Dayflower

“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” …

Single of the Week : The Death of Pop – Like Always

The Death of Pop – Like Always Released February 17, 2017 Spider’s Island I am very pleased to present this brilliant, new single of my …

The Holiday Crowd Album

The Holiday Crowd Album Label: Shelflife Records Release date: January 13, 2017 If ever there’s music that I consider to be timeless and will never bore …

Germans – Live in Amsterdam Bitterzoet 28-01-2017

Germans supporting The Radio Dept.- Amsterdam -28-01-2017 Set list: 1. Dead Bird 2. Hideaway (new track) 3. Cruel 4. Delusions (new track) 5. Anne + …

Softer Still EP

RELEASE DATE: Out Now TYPE: Digital EP LABEL: Label Fandango Track Listing 1. Eulogy 2. New Age 3. Bliss 4. Company I came across Softer …

The Marbles Jackson – Ten Million Suns Single

After their debut album “Notes To The Dust“,  Londoners ( Hackney) The Marbles Jackson release a new single called “Ten Million Suns” / “Wish For” on 26th …

Sunshade – Souvenir & Interview with Mathieu & JC

Sunshade are an Indiepop duo from France, consisting of two guys with the most exotic sounding surnames: Mathieu Rivalan and J.C Valleran. Their blend is …

Sound Smiths: 12 shoegaze /dreampop artists on their favourite tools….

Sound Smiths: 12 shoegaze /dreampop artists on their favourite tools…. To celebrate the guitar & guitar-pedal/effect as the foundation for the magnificent sonic soundscapes created …

Single of the Week: Cascadia Fault Line – “Paper Stars”

Cascadia Fault Line are a brandnew, 4 piece shoegaze/dreampop band formed very recently in Liverpool, home of one of my most beloved bands. Cascadia Fault …

Top 10 indie releases 2016

The year has nearly gone…to the majority it wasn’t a good year. And that is an understatement. Surely strange things went on: politics weren’t too …

Lost Shoegaze Gems part II: The Suncharms & Dreamscape

The Suncharms The Suncharms were an indie band that was formed in Sheffield, 1989 and played with the likes of Catherine Wheel and Curve to …

Ablebody – Adult Contemporaries

Ablebody – Adult Contemporaries review and interview Release date October 14 Lolipop Records One thing is certain: the Depreciation Guild played a huge part in …

Single of the week: Day Wave – Wasting Time

Dreampop project Day Wave /Jackson Phillips has recently signed a fresh deal with Californian label Harvest Records, also the house of Best Coast, and Richard Ashcroft. He’s …

Meeting Heavy Heart…

Review and short interview with Anna Vincent I hear a lot of similar music and find myself scanning through SoundCloud and YouTube quite often for …

Sophistipop Then and Now…

According to wiki, the term: “Sophisti-pop was a subgenre of pop music that emerged during the mid-1980s in the UK. It incorporates elements of jazz, …

Dreampop, Jangle and Twee play list

Dreamy Dreampop Playlist Edition number 1: Tracklist: Day Wave – Gone Brett – Dans Un Autre Reve Real Estate  – Out Of Tune White Wishes …

Hazel English – “ Never Going Home” EP

I have been following Hazel English and sharing her stuff ever since I heard “It’s Not Real” last year. After more songs appeared on Soundcloud  …

Dayflower – Neverfriend / Seeing Up ( single)

Dayflower’s single new single -” Neverfriend” / “Seeing Up” deserves  bit of a Spotlight on here! The band Dayflower from Leicester UK are : Alex Clemence  …

Day Wave – Hard to Read EP

 Day Wave – Hard to read EP Love at first Play! Day Wave came up in my Soundcloud newsfeed as being connected to one of …

THE DEATH OF POP/ THE SKATING PARTY SPLIT 7″ LATHE CUT

Hidden Gem Records presents, “Skate or Die!” Limited Run, split 7″ lathe cut. Hidden Gem Records has just released this great looking split lathe 7″ …

Lavender Blush EP

Lavender Blush EP Lavender Blush is a newish San Francisco based noisepop project. Band member Ryan Lescure has already been involved with several like-minded groups including …

The Rebirth of Whimsical: an interview with Krissy VanderWoude

Whimsical is currently a duo (Neil and Krissy), but was originally a Shoegaze / Dream Pop band from Northwest Indiana, active from 1999 until 2005. …

The Arctic Flow – “The Luminous Veil”

The Arctic Flow –  “The Luminous Veil” Label: Oscarson Realease: December 14, 2015 The Arctic Flow, again was discovered on one of my associative Tube …

High Violets: Heroes & Halos

High Violets: Heroes & Halos  CD/LP (Saint Marie Records) Release date: April 1st, 2016 Clint Sargent: guitars, vocals, keyboards, piano Kaitlyn ni Donovan: vocals, piano, violin Colin Sheridan: …

Shoegaze On Admin Favourites

List of Shoegaze Favourites of the Shoegaze On group admins on Facebook: Estella Rosa, Luis Rodriguez, Wesley Breard and Chris Tressler. Enjoy! [workbox_video_YV_list gallery_name=”Shoegaze On Admin …

Pia Fraus – Nature Heart Software 10 year Anniversary

Pia Fraus -Nature Heart Software Label: Seksound Record Label (Estonia) Released On: 20.01.2016 Promo info: Seksound is proud to announce the vinyl reissue of Estonian …

Meet Keith Canisius: sonic wizard.

Meet Keith Canisius: sonic wizard. I must have been living under a rock because I never discovered Keith Canisius until very recently: there I was, …

Shoegaze On 2015 top 3 lists

Shoegaze On 2015 top 3 lists: These are the top gaze picks of 2015 by the Shoegaze On admins: Estella Rosa: founder of Shoegaze On …

The Morelings “Too Far” video

The Morelings “Too Far” video Philadelphia dream-pop duo, The Morelings, have released a mesmerizing new video for “Too Far,” the second of their three-song EP …

The Churchhillgarden- Evelyn & the 8th Day

Churchhillgarden – Evelyn feat. Blush Response The beauty that is “Evelyn”, was released on the 27th of October in collaboration with Alister Douglas of Blush …

Shoegaze ON II Playlist

Shoegaze ON II Playlist: for the starry-eyed amongst us….. The Death Of Pop – Only Now Keith Canisius – LSD Echodrone – Cold Snap White …

Stella Diana – Alhena

Stella Diana – Alhena Italian  ( Neapolitan) band Stella Diana are probably the  most prominent band of the Italian shoegaze scene, or rather Italogaze scene: …

The Death of Pop – Gardens

The Death of Pop – Gardens The Death of Pop are Bournemouth’s most famous bedroom jangle-gaze quintet consisting of Angus James (Guitar and Vocals ); …

Sound is Lovv – Debut EP Shipwrecks

Sound is Lovv is a brand-new Shoegaze project from Los Angeles sprouting from a solo project of frontman Brad Watson, now being assisted by John …

The White Cascade – Endless

The White Cascade – Endless The White Cascade are a noisy space-gaze trio from Raleigh in North Carolina: Matt Guess (Guitar, Vocals), Matt Cash (Bass, …

Savage Sister – Speechless

  Chicago based dreamwave/ shoegaze/ dreampop trio Savage Sister have released their 2nd, full album Speechless on Friday the 2nd of October. The album was …

Shoegaze On Playlist

Shoegaze On Playlist 40 Delicious Shoegaze tracks to keep the us gazing in the right direction!Enjoy! List: – Highspire — Satellite – 93MMFTS – Sunshine …

Presents for Sally : Colours and Changes

Presents for Sally : Colours and Changes review and interview with Matt Etherton “Colours and Changes” is the 2nd album of UK trio Presents for …

Sound Is Lovv : “Take Me With You”

Sound is Lovv : “Take me with You” video debut The ships have all sank.. and these waves go on forever… Sound is Lovv are …

Lost Shoegaze Gems part I: Hope Chest

Lost Shoegaze Gems part I: Hope Chest When it comes to “old” Shoegaze  we often don’t get past the obvious pillars like Slowdive, My Bloody …

Bubblebath EP Death of Pop

  Death of Pop “Bubble Bath” EP I was a fan of British quintet the Death of Pop the moment I heard “Sun in my …

Adorable interview with Pete and Robert

Our Favourite Fallen Idols An interview with Adorable’s Pete and Robert Everybody that was into indie bands in the first half of the 90’s will …

Souvlaki Reheated – A Slowdive Tribute

Souvlaki Reheated – An Italian Tribute to Slowdive “Souvlaki Reheated – An Italian tribute to Slowdive” is a declaration of love to the music of Slowdive(band) and …

Flyying Colours – ROYGBIV EP

Flyying Colours – ROYGBIV EP Melbourne based shoegaze outfit Flyying Colours released their second EP ROYGBIV on the 12th of May this year with Club …

Efflorescence compilation

Efflorescence compilation: “Efflorescence” is a Spring-fresh Dream pop/ Shoegaze compilation published by At Sea compilations. According to At Sea themselves: “At Sea Compilations is a …

Dead Mellotron – Winter EP

Dead Mellotron Winter EP  I have to be honest : I think Dead Mellotron are an amazing Shoegaze band. They put down a sound so …

Small Town Love EP The Enters

Small Town Love EP The Enters By Estella Rosa London based trio The Enters  released their debut EP Small Town Love – produced by Rory …