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Ummagma — Winter Tale

December 23, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

As Canada and the U.S. break out of a frosty cold snap, shoegaze act Ummagma–hailing from the Great North–is releasing its Winter Tale single. The soft, ethereal track has all the hallmarks of a holiday

Daniel Land — In Love With a Ghost

December 13, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

Manchester native Daniel Land is an artist whose reputation precedes him. His shoegaze-inspired work with Daniel Land & The Modern Painters was described by The Guardian as “a magnificent, magical and monolithic slice of shoegaze

A Shoreline Dream — Whirlwind

September 13, 2016 Alibi Pierce 0

Fellow Denverites A Shoreline Dream have been creating their unique fusion of subterranean rock sounds for a long time now–since 2005, to be exact. Throughout this decade they’ve experimented with different methods of distributing their

The Veldt gets political

August 15, 2016 Alibi Pierce 3

“The only revolution in which the goal is a desegregated lunch counter, a desegregated theater, a desegregated park, and a desegregated public toilet; you can sit down next to white folks on the toilet. That’s

Thud — Prime of Pride

August 9, 2016 Alibi Pierce 1

There’s no other way to put this, so let’s cut to the chase: Nobody is doing what Thud is doing. Nobody comes close. There are a lot of bands out there effectively trying to capture

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 2

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: Wozniak — Five Star (in violet remix)

February 25, 2015 Alibi Pierce 0

Scotland’s Wozniak is one of those bands that thrives in the permanent fog that has come to envelope the difficult-to-describe world of atmospheric rock: dreampop, post-rock, shoegaze, math-rock, it’s hard to differentiate sometimes. These guys

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