March 23, 2017

Stella Diana — Nitocris

July 19, 2016 Alibi Pierce 2

Stella Diana is back and better than ever. The Italian trio first caught our ear on the Revolution — The Shoegaze Revival compilation with Isabeau, a lo-fi Italian language post-punk inspired track that stood out […]

Jambox — Spleen

July 19, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

After catching our attention last year with what we described as “a short, angsty trip through retro punk inspired soundscapes,” Italian act Jambox is at it again with their latest EP, Spleen. With five tracks […]

Review: Sounds of Sputnik — New Born

June 8, 2015 Alibi Pierce 1

In February of 2014 Ukraine was in the throes of revolution. The nation’s Russia-backed president was removed from office, an interim government was formed, and Ukraine’s 2004 constitution which granted fewer powers to the executive […]

Review: Merchants of Doubt

May 1, 2015 Antoaneta Tileva 0

“Fake it, till you make it…so,” might be one of the many truisms apropos for Merchants of Doubt, the new documentary by Food, Inc. director Robert Kenner, based on Naomi Oreskes’ and Erik M. Conway’s […]

Review: Tape Runs Out

April 28, 2015 Alibi Pierce 0

Hailing from Cambridge (the OG UK spot–not our own Massachusetts), Tape Runs Out is a five piece indie act with a new single out on Ear to Ear Records. Actually, let’s call it a double […]

Review: Half — Mind Laps

April 27, 2015 Alibi Pierce 1

There’s that brutal climax scene in 28 Days Later–you know, the one in the rain. The one that’s less about the literal zombies decimating the human population and more about the undead within every man: […]

Review: Black Cloud EP

April 7, 2015 Alibi Pierce 0

If it seems like every other review we’ve done lately covers an act from Winnipeg, you’re definitely tracking right. With acts like Living Hour and Vampires pumping out great lo-fi sounds inspired by some of […]

Review: Moth Effect — Crocodilians

March 2, 2015 Alibi Pierce 0

Imagine this: After several light-years of intergalactic space travel, your’re awakened from a cryogenic slumber by your shipboard computer alerting you that you will soon approach the planet Crocodilia–a land you have made it your […]

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 […]

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