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Radio show – 10th June 2020

The latest radio show features The Engineers 2005 debut as our featured album of the week and we play a couple of tracks from the album and brioefly discuss the NuGaze scene created by the NME. We also have a bunch of electronic tracks with Ulrich Schnauss covering a Slowdive song, then there’s Slowdive being […]

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Radio show – 3rd June 2020

On this week’s show our featured album of the week is the 2007 debut from Fields. Everything Last Winter was released on Atlantic Records and blended shoegaze with folk. Also on the show we have the Andy Bell (Ride) remix of the latest BDRMM single. We play a John Peel session track from 1991 by […]

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TV

Shoegaze on TV – Pale Saints on Snub

This appearance by The Pale Saints on the BBC2 alternative music TV show Snub was broadcast the same month the band’s debut album was released. Recent updates:Shoegaze on TV – The Boo Radleys

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Radio show – 27th May 2020

This week’s show covers a mixture of old and new releases. Album of The Week is The Jesus & Mary Chain’s Darklands from 1987, we play a couple of the tracks from the album during the show. There’s new releases by Dean & Britta alongside the Stephen Morris remix of Maps. We also head back […]

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A shoegazers memory of Reading Festival 1992

Disclaimer: I first wrote this blog post back in 2010 so some details may be incorrect/out-of-date especially as a lot of these bands are now touring again. 1992. This was the year Reading went BIG!!! I first went in 1988 and it was utter rubbish. We all went just to see The Wonder Stuff whom […]

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TV

Shoegaze on TV – The Boo Radleys

On last week’s show we looked back at the year of 1991. Long before Britpop, The Boo Radleys were signed to Rough Trade and turning out some absolutely amazing records. The interview below was broadcast during this era before they later signed to Creation Records and features tracks from the first three EPs. Recent updates:Shoegaze […]

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Pentamerous Metamorphosis to be repressed

This is an album I’ve wanted a copy of for a while, any original copies cost an absolute fortune so am glad to see it has been repressed. In 1993 upon the release of their second album Chapterhouse asked Global Communication to reinterpret their new album and Pentamerous Metamorphosis is the result. This is an […]

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Press

Gardener’s Question Time

Following our recent radio show looking back at 1991, during that year at the height of shoegaze Select Magazine played all of the bands to Ride’s Mark Gardener to see if he could say who they are. The results are below….

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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. The vitriol from […]

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Lockdown concerts

Lockdown concert #9 – Slowdive

The return of Slowdive in 2014 was the one reunion that I don’t think anyone knew how big they were going to be. Their success was so fleeting during their original phase that I’m not sure anyone expected them to have gathered such a following in their 20 year gap. This concert is from 2017 […]