Two legendary bands that defined two strongly related, if not inseparable, genres: A.R. Kane (interview) & My Bloody Valentine; Dream pop & Shoegaze. Textures & Reverb that is textures\/reverb. In brief, this column will gather 10 present-day shoegaze/dream pop (and around) tracks you should experience and very much likely won’t find anywhere else on the web, at least as a whole! So, pick up your glide guitar and relish the wall of sound.

Mint Field – ‘Ella Se Queda’ [Tapetown Sessions]

kempt – ‘Commune’

Wy – ‘Swedish Summer’

Manorlady – ‘Wake Me Up When’

Podge – ‘Yuka-Peno’


Cherryhead – ‘seasons’

Devilish Dear – ‘Glass React’

ViVii – ‘Pick Me Up’

Fentanyl Fridays – ‘We Live in the Worst Times’

True Sleeper – ‘Heavy Life’

Compiled by: Christos Doukakis