Posts tagged "shoegaze"

Album artwork of 'My Love Is Cool' by Wolf Alice

My Love Is Cool Wolf Alice

A record that’s unabashed and vibrant and full of potential. Wolf Alice show glimpses of what's to come, straddling genres with almost childlike enthusiasm.

Album artwork of 'Visions of a Life' by Wolf Alice

Visions of a Life Wolf Alice

Visions of a Life is a triumph of contemporary British rock. The riffs roar and the melodies soar, with the band playing beautifully to Ellie Rowsell’s strengths.

Album artwork of 'Ágætis byrjun' by Sigur Rós

Ágætis byrjun Sigur Rós

Layers upon layers of sensuous strings, steady soundscapes, and ghostly vocals combine to create an record that is impressive, yet fatiguing.

Album artwork of 'Uneasy Laughter' by Moaning

Uneasy Laughter Moaning

The album's all a bit clean cut, a perfectly pleasant smorgasbord of gothy synth pop which goes in one ear and out the other.

Album artwork of 'The Great Dismal' by Nothing

The Great Dismal Nothing

Unabashedly grim, but reassuringly gentle. The album's striking cover art of a menacing but fragile old man is a good indicator of what to expect.

Album artwork of 'Blue Weekend' by Wolf Alice

Blue Weekend Wolf Alice

Ellie Rowsell’s drift between spoken-word musings and operatic soarings is alive and well, and the band as a whole is as simpatico as ever - if not moreso.