Amusement Parks on Fire – All the New Ends

Amusement Parks on Fire – All the New Ends

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Before I listened “All the New Ends”, I took another audial gander at Amusement Parks on Fire’s back catalog. Their early releases are a perfect conglomerate of nineties rock tempos, early 2000s post-emocore anthems, and a tincture of shoegaze. Their sound, as previously described in other reviews,  is “otherworldly.” This ominous presence of the unknown in APF’s […]

Whimsical – Sleep to Dream

Whimsical – Sleep to Dream

Whimsical – “Sleep to Dream” Release date: February 24, 2017 Label: Saint Marie Records 1. Love Me 2. Lost And Found 3. Surreal 4. Flutter Echo 5. Beginning Of The End 6. I Thought Of You 7. Leap Of Faith 8. Glow 9. Sleep To Dream 10. Anchor (Bonus Track) 11. Part Of Me   Side […]

Lost Shoegaze Gems part II: The Suncharms & Dreamscape

Lost Shoegaze Gems part II: The Suncharms & Dreamscape

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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 name a few. The Suncharms are: Marcus Palmer-vocals, Matt Neale-guitar, John Malone-guitar and Richard Farnell-bassguitar, and Chris Ridley on drums. Their first two EP’s were released on Wilde Club Records. In […]

The Rebirth of Whimsical: an interview with Krissy VanderWoude

The Rebirth of Whimsical: an interview with Krissy VanderWoude

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Whimsical is currently a duo (Neil and Krissy), but was originally a Shoegaze / Dream Pop band from Northwest Indiana, active from 1999 until 2005. They released one demo CD, one full length album called “Setting Suns are Semi-Circles“ on Seraph Records, and one single. The band was 90% done with recording their 2nd full […]

Meet Keith Canisius: sonic wizard.

Meet Keith Canisius: sonic wizard.

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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, browsing through YouTube bumping into the song that was “LSD” which I instantly posted on the group, followed by “The Sea me Feel me” shortly after. I haven’t stopped playing […]

Presents for Sally : Colours and Changes

Presents for Sally : Colours and Changes

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Presents for Sally : Colours and Changes review and interview with Matt Etherton “Colours and Changes” is the 2nd album of UK trio Presents for Sally, released on 9/11 (of all dates) this year. The band consider this to be the first “proper” album they ever completed, and they are probably right: it is an […]