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Radio show – 30 years of shoegaze

2021 saw the 30th anniversary of shoegaze, first mentioned in a news story about Slowdive in May 1991 and within months all across the music press.

Whilst the roots of shoegaze date back to the 1960s these shows play a track a year since the name/genre was born, from My Bloody Valentine’s groundbreaking Loveless in 1991 until the recent chart-topping album from Mogwai.

Part 1 – 1991 to 2004

Part 2 – 2005 to 2021

In these shows you can hear a track from the following releases:

1991 My Bloody Valentine – Loveless
1992 Ride – Going Blank Again
1993 Slowdive – Souvlaki
1994 Lush – Split
1995 The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Methodrone
1996 Cocteau Twins – Milk & Kisses
1997 Mogwai – Young Team
1998 The Jesus & Mary Chain – Munki
1999 Sigur Ros – Ágætis Byrjun
2000 Yo La Tengo – And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out
2001 Mercury Rev – All Is Dream
2002 Monster Movie – Last Night Something Happened
2003 Ulrich Schnauss – A Strangely Isolated Place
2004 The Radio Dept – Lesser Matters
2005 Sennen – Widows
2006 Televise – Songs to Sing in A&E
2007 Maps – We Can Create
2008 School of Seven Bells – Alpinisms
2009 The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Self titled
2010 Serena Maneesh – SM2:Abyss in B Minor
2011 The Horrors – Skying
2012 The Twilight Sad – No One Can Ever Know
2013 My Bloody Valentine – m b v
2014 I Break Horses – Chiaroscuro
2015 Swervedriver – I Wasn’t Born To Lose You
2016 Lush – Blind Spot EP
2017 Slowdive – Self-titled
2018 Beach House – 7
2019 Ride – This Is Not a Safe Place
2020 BDRMM – Bedroom
2021 Mogwai – As The Love Continues

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