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.

Starframes – ‘Dear Akelei’

Blushing – ‘Dream Merchants’

Dead Editor – ‘Stoned and Alone’

Macintushie – ‘Noise (Or Maladaptive Daydreaming)’

Stray Fossa – ‘Commotion’


Indy Floyd – ‘Bittersweet Memories’

PUREST – ‘Waste My Days’

True Sleeper – ‘Blurred Hearts’

Los Jardines de Bruselas – ‘Formas’

Youngest of Elders – ‘Fiction’

Compiled by: Christos Doukakis