April 29, 2017

Preview Thud’s New Single: Venture

February 9, 2015 Alibi Pierce 1

Back in October we reviewed Hong Kong shoegaze act Thud’s premiere single, Lime, calling it “a little dreampop gem.” And now they’re out with a new single for Border Series entitled Venture that is even

Review: Thud — Lime

October 27, 2014 Alibi Pierce 4

We’ve written a bit about the shoegaze renaissance that has been bubbling in the indie rock scene for the last decade. While the whole “nugaze” thing really kicked off in the early 2000s, there have

whirr: a reflection on shoegaze

September 17, 2014 Oskar Thompson 2

the short: to be clear sway is whirr‘s best album to date. at least my favorite. it’s introspective it’s reflective. it’s self-loathing and obsessed (with noise distortion and reverb as sound… but-no-one-will-listen-to-us-play-one-chord-for-a-half-hour-so-we-better-write-songs obsessed). this is

Review: mobdividual

June 27, 2014 Alibi Pierce 0

As this cough will choke me, I implore you to have my body opened, so that I may not be buried alive. These are said to be among composer Frédéric Chopin’s final written words in

Review: Digitalism at Club Vinyl

February 11, 2014 Alibi Pierce 1

When we reviewed Option4’s remix of Elizabeth Rose’s The Good Life, we mentioned that Option4–aka–Brennen Bryarly’s Denver collective, The Hundred, was about to launch a new Saturday night house party at Denver’s renowned and neglected

#sleeper

February 5, 2014 Oskar Thompson 1

i listened to that carmen villain today, threeish times. I really like it.. it’s different overall than the few songs in the post but it’s very consistent and stays within the bounds of all those

This Week in Shoegaze

February 1, 2014 Alibi Pierce 2

This is the feature in which we attempt to follow the Drone Subterranean Wall of Sound and Whispered Vocals. When last we wrote this segment, we mentioned the rumors of a Slowdive reunion, long whispered

This Week in Shoegaze

January 21, 2014 Alibi Pierce 3

This is the feature in which we attempt to follow the Drone Subterranean Wall of Sound and Whispered Vocals. Carmen Villain, aka Carmen Hillestad, is a Norwegian former supermodel whose 2013 release Sleeper has slowly

This Week in Shoegaze

January 9, 2014 Alibi Pierce 0

This is the feature in which we attempt to follow the Drone Subterranean Wall of Sound and Whispered Vocals. We begin this feature with the latest project from Simon Raymonde, core member of the pioneering

Review: SOUND|STUDIES

January 9, 2014 Alibi Pierce 1

They say emo is making a comeback, and I tend to believe it. In today’s world of hyper-information and free-for-all adaptation and modification, trends seemingly swing around and repeat more and more quickly. What once

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