Category Archives: Bandcamp

New Slowness Album due in June

… and there was much rejoicing throughout the land. Due to be released on the 3rd of June, How to Keep from Falling off a Mountain will be available in vinyl from the band’s website or as a download from … Continue reading

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Hi To Lo (part 2)

This is the second compilation in the Hi to Lo series, featuring songs found on some of this year’s new releases. Once again, I found most of these songs via Bandcamp. I’m thinking of changing the blog’s tagline to “I … Continue reading

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Fuzz & Fuzz Lite

The year before last, I abandoned my plans to assemble a year-end review compilation during the last week of 2012, when I discovered that I had nearly eighty releases to consider. This time, I began work on the 2013 compilation … Continue reading

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A Reason To Be Optimistic

For mostly personal reasons, 2012 was a disappointing year for me, but I have to say I don’t think it was a particularly good year for new music either. Sure, there were lots of singles and EPs from promising new … Continue reading

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A Girl Can Change Yr Mind, Can’t She

There I was, thinking I had made my last Vibrato compilation, when, one after another, I kept stumbling upon good, new Shoegaze releases from bands I had, for the most part, never before heard of. My discovery of Drowner was … Continue reading

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The Overflow

Even though Tom Lugo has managed to round up contributions from more than eighty artists for his Rock Back for Japan compilation series*, it turns out that there are still a few Shoegaze bands he didn’t get, so I did … Continue reading

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SW, NW, and More

In honor of SXSW, this compilation features two bands from Austin, Texas. There is also a band from Seattle in there somewhere – keeping the NW in NWshoegazing. Link expired 12am PDT, Monday, 14 April 2011 01. “Keep It Quiet … Continue reading

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