April 21, 2023

Melodies for the last time on earth

(Nothing is a Shoegaze/Alternative band from Philadelphia, PA, formed in 2010 by Aaron Heard, Brandon Setta, Domenic Palermo and Kyle Kimball).

Noise over rain city

(Juno was an Alternative/Mathrock/Shoegaze band formed in Seattle, WA,  in 1995. They released two studio albums, disbanding in 2003.
The band was formed by Arlie Carstens, Gabe Carter, Jason Guyer and Greg Ferguson).

April 16, 2023

Cestování světem snů

(The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa is a Czech Shoegaze/Alternative band formed in 1990 by Jan Muchow, Jan Gregar, Petr Wegner, and Irna Libowitz. After a short period, the band moved into ambient and techno-influenced soundscapes.
Actually the band are Jan P. Muchow (guitar, bass, programming) and Kateřina Winterová (vocals)).

We zijn allemaal gek

(dEUS is an Alternative band based in Antwerp, Belgium, formed by Tom Barman (vocals, guitars), Klaas Janzoons (keyboards, violin), Stéphane Misseghers (drums), Alan Gevaert (bass) and Mauro Pawlowski (guitar/backing vocals)).

April 15, 2023

Goroesi yr helfa wrachod

(Mammoth Weed Wizard Bastard (now MWWB) is a Welch Doom/Space/Psychedelic quartet from Wrexham, North Wales, formed by James Carrington, Jessica Ball, Paul Michael Davies and Wez Leon).

الشرب من ينابيع المعرفة الأبدية

(Cosmic Analog Ensemble is the project of prolific Lebanese music producer and multi-instrumentalist Charif Megarbane, a one-man musical force who writes, performs and produces all of its creative output. With a DIY music ethos, Megarbane has crafted an inimitable style of instrumental music, a melting pot of global sounds that effortlessly glides between 1960s Italian library music, Middle Eastern psychedelia, afro-beat and hip-hop breaks).

Холодное северное сияние

(Акульи Слёзы (Akul'i Slyozy) is a Russian Shoegaze/Dream Pop band formed by Dilara Akulova (vocals, guitar), Eva Romanova (bass guitar) and Anastasia Velikaya (drums)).

Nur schmerz lässt uns wachsen

(Bohren & Der Club Of Gore is a german band founded in 1992 in Mülheim an der Ruhr. The band was formed by members of various grindcore/hardcore and death/doom metal bands. In their search for a "unique sound", they started to play what they call "doom ridden jazz music".
Initially the band was called "Bohren". In 1993, the name was expanded to "Bohren & Der Club of Gore" as a link to the Dutch band Gore, which inspired Bohren to play instrumental music).

April 11, 2023

Утопает в разноцветном снегу

(Gnoomes is a Shoegaze/Experimental/Psychedelic band from Perm, Russia, formed by Dima Koniushevich, Masha Piankova, Pasha Fedoseev and Sasha Piankov).

फ़िज़ी सागर में डुबकी

(Megadrone is a Drone/Ambient/Industrial band from India formed by NB (Modular Synth), LC (Guitar) and GK (Guitar, Synth)).


Remembering childhood times

(Barry Gray (1908, Lancashire, England - 1984, Guernsey, Channel Islands) was a British musician and composer best known for his collaborations with television and film producer Gerry Anderson.

Born into a musical family, studied diligently and became a student at the Manchester Royal College of Music and at Blackburn Cathedral. He studied composition under the Hungarian born émigré composer Matyas Seiber.

In 1956 Gray joined Gerry Anderson's AP Films and scored its first marionette puppet television series, The Adventures of Twizzle. This was followed by Torchy The Battery Boy and Four Feather Falls, His association with Anderson lasted throughout the 1960s. Although best known for his score to Thunderbirds (in particular the "March of the Thunderbirds" title music), Gray's work also included the themes to all the other "Supermarionation" productions, including Fireball XL5, Stingray, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and Joe 90

Additionally, Gray is known as the composer for the Anderson live-action series of the 1970s, such as UFO and Space: 1999. His work in cinema included the scores to the Thunderbirds feature films Thunderbirds Are Go (1966) and Thunderbird 6 (1968), and the live-action science-fiction drama Doppelgänger (1969)).


April 10, 2023

Los oscuros pasillos del fin del mundo

(Seatemples is a noise/shoegaze Chilean band formed in 2014 mainly influenced by post-punk, shoegaze and dreampop. Their music can smoothly move among noise, harmonies, layers of sound and textures. The band consists of Patricio Zenteno (aka Patricio Temples) on vocals, guitar and programming, Priscila Ugalde on vocals and bass, Moisés Segovia on synth and vocals and Diego Herrera on drums).

Nimettömän kutsuminen

(Dark Buddha Rising is a Finnish Psychedelic/Drone/Sludge/Doom Metal band from Laitila, founded in 2007, formed by Vesa Ajomo (guitar, vocals), Petri Rämänen (bass, percussion),  Jukka Rämänen (drums, keyboards), Jussi Saarivuori (keyboards) and Marko Neuman (vocals)).

Dust from the spiritual outback

(Miniatures is an Etheral/Shoegaze MBV influenced band from Melbourne, Australia, formed by Annemarie Duff (Vocals/Programming), Ché Walden (Guitars/Bas/Keys/Programming) and Chris Maclean (drums).


(Tōru Takemitsu (武満 徹, 1930-1996) was a Japanese composer and writer on aesthetics and music theory. Largely self-taught, Takemitsu was admired for the subtle manipulation of instrumental and orchestral timbre. He is known for combining elements of oriental and occidental philosophy and for fusing sound with silence and tradition with innovation.
He composed several hundred independent works of music, scored more than ninety films and published twenty books.He was also a founding member of the Jikken Kōbō (Experimental Workshop) in Japan, a group of avant-garde artists who distanced themselves from academia and whose collaborative work is often regarded among the most influential of the 20th century.
His 1957 Requiem for string orchestra attracted international attention, led to several commissions from across the world and established his reputation as the leading 20th-century Japanese composer. He was the recipient of numerous awards and honours and the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award is named after him).

La tristeza de los sueños inconclusos

(Resplandor is a Shoegaze/Dream Pop/Noise Pop band from Lima, Perú; currently based in The Netherlands (1996-Still Active); the band is formed by Antonio Zelada (vocals, guitar, sampler), Luis Rodríguez (guitar, bass, e-bow), Wilmer Ruiz (keyboards), Bettine Solf (vocals, bass) and Christopher Farfán (drums).
The band toured Europe last autumn 2019 playing in Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia; in Lima, they have opened the shows for The Cure, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Slowdive, The House Of Love, The Ocean Blue, Ulrich Schnauss, Robin Guthrie, Mark Gardener (Ride), The Radio Dept. and more).

Osam izraza istog bola

(Kajkyt (Slobodan Kajkut) is a Bosnian composer and musician, owner of GOD Record).

April 9, 2023

Beauty in infinite loops

(Stereolab are an Anglo-French avant-pop band formed in London in 1990. Led by the songwriting team of Tim Gane and Lætitia Sadier, the group's music combines influences from krautrock, lounge and 1960s pop music, often incorporating a repetitive motorik beat with heavy use of vintage electronic keyboards and female vocals sung in English and French. 

Their lyrics have political and philosophical themes influenced by the Surrealist and Situationist movements. On stage, they play in a more feedback-driven and guitar-oriented style. The band also draw from funk, jazz and Brazilian music, and were one of the first artists to be dubbed "post-rock". They are regarded among the most innovative and influential groups of the 1990s.

Other longtime members included 1992 addition Mary Hansen (backing vocals, keyboards and guitar), who sadly died in 2002 in a street accident, and 1993 addition Andy Ramsay (drums). The High Llamas' leader Sean O'Hagan (guitar and keyboards) was a member from 1993 to 1994 and continued appearing on later records for occasional guest appearances).

(This is a Stereolab compilation serie (1-5 vols.) that collect non-album tracks).


Brisas revitalizantes de los Andes

Silvania was an Ethereal/Shoegaze Duo formed in 1990 by Peruvian Musicians stated in Spain, consisted in Mario (guitar, computer, synth) and Cocó (voice, pianos, cellos, rhythms) that came to Spain end of the 80's (with Silverbelks - other name of band) and issued various discs somewhere in between South American music, ambient and the Jesus and Mary Chain. The band created a brand of Post-Punk Rock, influenced by My Bloody Valentine, Brian Eno and Cocteau Twins; later, the band left its guitars riffs for electronics, until the end of the band in 2009).

April 1, 2023

Жити у вічному квадраті

(Yuriy Gurzhy was born in Ukraine and now lives in Berlin. He is a musician, DJ, producer and radio broadcaster. Together with Wladimir Kaminer, a successful author in Germany, he started the now legendary dance events known as "Russendisko". A series of highly original compilations followed, introducing the rest of Europe to the likes of Leningrad, Markscheider Kunst, Amsterdam Klezmer Band, Zdob Si Zdub and Distemper, not to mention Gurzhy's own band RotFront, who produced a reworking of the Kraftwerk classic "The Robots". Since 2006 he has included hits from the Shtetl Superstars in his setlist).

Golden clouds in sunday afternoon

(Peter Thomas was a German composer and arranger, born 1st December 1925 in Breslau, Silesia (today Poland) and came a little later to Berlin, where he remained up to his beginnings as a film musician. He wrote a lots of soundtracks for movies and television series. His music oscillates between easy listening/lounge and electronic/space-age styles. The musician is abroadly well known as director of the incredible musical group The Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra. He died 17th May 2020 in Lugano, Switzerland).

Sársaukinn við að eldast

(Singapore Sling is an Icelandic Alternative/Shoegaze/Post Rock band from Reykjavík, formed by Henrik Baldvin Björnsson (vocals, guitar), Einar Þór Kristjánsson (guitar), Sigurður "Siggi Shaker" Magnús Finnsson (tambourine, maracas), Ester "Bíbí" Ásgeirsdóttir (bass), Björn Viktorsson (drums), and Hákon Aðalsteinsson (guitar)).
("Night Journey", a choreography from Martha Graham circa 1947)