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Neaux – ‘Make Me Stay’

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Former VersaEmerge singer Sierra Kay has joined forces with guitarist Nick Fit (of Loss Leader / Trash Talk), bassist Ryan Briggs (Have Heart) and drummer Chris Peters. The four piece (Neaux) have posted ‘Make Me Stay’, a cut from their upcoming album ‘Fell Off The Deep End’ (due September 16 through Iron Pier). It’s a broody rock tune with plenty of hooks. I’ve had a super quick listen to the album this week and it’s full of droney, reverb-centric alt rockers; one to watch.

 
Neaux – ‘Make Me Stay’

Visit Neaux @ Iron Pier @ Facebook.

Dead Gaze – ‘Wait For Nothing’

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Dead Gaze has returned! The acid-drenched creations of Mississippi’s R. Cole Furlow are sounding as warped as ever. ‘Wait For Nothing’ is a ripping cut from his latest full length ‘Easy Travels’ (out this week through Ernest Jenning Record Co). It follows the psych leaning lead single ‘Constantly Happy’, and heads an album of eclectic gems. Dead Gaze as always, doesn’t disappoint.

 
Dead Gaze – ‘Wait For Nothing’

Visit Dead Gaze @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.

Dott – ‘Beverly Baldwin’

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Mirror Universe Tapes unveil Dott‘s ‘Beverly Baldwin‘ EP this week. If you’re a fan of uptempo, reverb soaked fuzz rockers then this is for you! Dott hail from Galway, Ireland and have an EP and LP under their belts (both via Graveface). Anna and Evan recorded ‘Beverly Baldwin’ while in Toronto, (from where it takes its title).

 
Dott – ‘Beverly Baldwin’ [EP Stream]

Visit Dott @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.

VVOES – ‘Get Your Life’

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Introducing VVOES, a four piece from Texas with a sound somewhere between post-punk, surf rock and shoegaze! Their debut EP ‘Get Your Life’ is available now, with support from Overblown, Central Track, Forth Worth Weekly and Dallas Observer. Jump into the stream below…

 
VVOES – ‘Get Your Life’ [EP Stream]

Visit VVOES @ Web @ Bandcamp @ Facebook.

Slow Down Molasses – ‘Moon Queen’

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‘Moon Queen’ is our first listen to Slow Down Molasses‘ third album ‘100% Sunshine’. The Canadian shoegaze act are following up last year’s ‘Burnt Black Cars‘ album with another record of reverb rockers, plus the five piece have a summer tour planned with spots alongside the Besnard Lakes and Built To Spill (dates below). ‘Moon Queen’ is a hard hitting ear bleeder with noise pop energy and charm, for fans of Swervedriver or Kindling. Noyes Records (home to We Need Secrets and Ringo Deathstarr) are releasing ‘100% Sunshine’ on vinyl, CD, and digital from September 2 (pre-order).

 
Slow Down Molasses – ‘Moon Queen’

Slow Down Molasses Tour Dates

23 June @ the Exchange, Regina, with Besnard Lakes
24 June @ SaskJazz, Amigos, Saskatoon with Built to Spill
25 June @ Real Love Summer Festival, Gimli
1 July @ Frogfest, Rocky Mountain House, AB
2 July @ 9910, Edmonton, AB
31 August @ Sebright Arms, London, UK
1 Sept @ the Cellar, Oxford, UK
2-4 Sept @ End of the Road Festival, Wiltshire, UK
8-11 Sept @ Incubate Festival, Tilburg, NL
16 September @ Amigos, Saskatoon – record release show

Visit Slow Down Molasses @ WEB @ Noyes Records @ Facebook.

Preoccupations – ‘Degraded’

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Fans of stormy post punk should mark September 16 in their diary because Preoccupations are on their way. ‘Degraded’ is the second single (following ‘Anxiety’) from their forthcoming LP, it’s dripping with nostalgia; the lyrical hopelessness is backed by a scratchy 80s sound that’s bound to draw some obvious comparisons. It needs more reverb *grin* other than that I’m sold! The Preoccupations self-titled album will be available from Inertia/Jagjaguwar.

 
Preoccupations – ‘Degraded’

Visit Preoccupations @ Jagjaguwar @ Facebook.