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Radio show – 1991 the year shoegazing broke

This week’s show is a 1991 special, the year of shoegaze. We take you through the calendar year highlighting all the key releases, gigs and tv appearances of the bands.

Here’s a selection of the items discussed on the show…

Some of the bands were on the front of the music press.

My Bloody Valentine on the cover of the NME when they released Loveless.
Chapterhouse on the cover of the NME in October.

The vitriol from some people in the press.

The Manic Street Preachers compared Slowdive to Hitler.
NME Angst page wasn’t happy with Chapterhouse

Some of the bands were on TV…

Slowdive visited Norwich

Slowdive

And this bunch of idiots were always lurking around seeking attention… Richey famously cut himself at the Norwich Arts Centre gig.

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