Shoegaze

The Joy Formidable

The Joy Formidable – Live At Lollapalooza Chile 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Joy Formidable – Live at Lollapalooza Chile – March 19, 2016 – Zero 97.7 Santiago – Since the seasons are changing for the colder South of the Equator, the Lollapalooza Festival in Chile could be considered a late-Fall festival. But since it’s May here – it’s Spring, and The...

Spiritualized

Spiritualized In Session 1992 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Spiritualized – In Session for John Peel – March 14, 1992 – BBC Radio 1 – Experimental/Garage/Space Rock practitioners Spiritualized, in their first session for John Peel, recorded on March 14, 1992. Spiritualized in the brain-child of Jason Pierce, who has been the band’s only original and constant member since...

Lush

Lush – Live At Coachella 2016 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lush – Live At Coachella – April 23, 2016 – One of the most anticipated reunions of the year, Lush finally made it to the West Coast this last month. Despite an inordinate amount of hassles with work visas and our bungling, which forced cancellations of concerts up and down...

Slowdive

Slowdive In Session – 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Slowdive – in session for John Peel – April 21, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Slowdive were one of the pioneering bands of the Shoegaze era. In addition, they added Dreampop to the mix, and along with it came Indie. Of the bands which epitomized that movement, they...

Curve

Curve In Session 1993 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Curve РIn Session for John Peel РSeptember 17, 1993 РBBC Radio 1 РCurve, in their last of three sessions for John Peel Рrecorded on September 17, 1993. I remember Curve causing a stir when their debut album Doppelgänger came out in the U.S. in 1992....

Lush – Live At Reading 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lush – Live At Reading 1994 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Lush – live at Reading Festival 1994 – BBC In Concert series – BBC Radio 1 – Lush – probably one of the most influential bands of the Shoegaze era, have happily (and with much relief) reunited and are currently gigging and going on tour. They are slated to hit...

Bleach

Bleach – In Session 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

Bleach – in session for John Peel – June 4, 1991 – BBC Radio 1 – Bleach who, by most musical standards, came and went in a flash. An Indie band from Ipswich, they were largely considered Shoegaze, and came along at a time when Shoegaze was becoming a prominent...

Dead Can Dance – In Session 1984 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Dead Can Dance – BBC Session – John Peel – June 13, 1984 – BBC Radio 1 – Dead Can Dance to end out the week. One of the pioneering Soundscape/ethereal wave/dark wave bands of the early 80s, they were closely associated with another band they were label mates...

Chapterhouse

Chapterhouse – Live At The Marquee 1991 – Past Daily Soundbooth

  Chapterhouse – live at The Marquee, London – September 3, 1991 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Chapterhouse tonight. One of the bands heralded by the Press as part of the wave of Shoegaze in the late 80s/early 90s, Chapterhouse initially sought to distance themselves from any specific genre....

My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine – In Session 1988 – Past Daily Soundbooth

My Bloody Valentine – In Session for John Peel – October 5, 1988 – BBC Radio 1 – My Bloody Valentine in session tonight. One of those bands whose work has been an inspiration and stepping-off point for countless bands and artists after them, who are largely credited for pioneering...