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’

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Dead Gaze – ‘Stay, Don’t Say’

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R. Cole Furlow mellows out on Dead Gaze‘s latest cut from the forthcoming LP ‘Brain Holiday’ (out through FatCat Records / Palmist on October 22). Following last month’s lead single ‘Rowdy Jungle‘, ‘Stay, Don’t Say’ is a bittersweet affair. I was lucky enough to preview the album a few week’s back and rest assured it’s a solid release. However, there are a few twists and stylistic surprises in store – more on that next month.

 
Dead Gaze – ‘Stay, Don’t Say’

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Dead Gaze – ‘Rowdy Jungle’

DEAD GAZE - 'ROWDY JUNGLE'

Dead Gaze has announced the release of the new LP ‘Brain Holiday’ featuring the single ‘Rowdy Jungle’, out through FatCat Records / Palmist on October 22. This follows the compilation album released earlier in the year (which is great btw)! For ‘Brain Holiday’ leading man R. Cole Furlow had the opportunity to record at Sweet Tea, a big change from the regular DIY approach. Furlow tells FatCat, it’s a “huge million dollar studio with an amazing old Neve console…I wanted everything to kinda be perfect. In my head I was thinking there is no way in the world I will touch another studio like this ever again, so f**k it – let’s make an enormous pop record.” In a way this is Dead Gaze’s proper first album, but that doesn’t pay credit to how much work has been done thus far. I’m pretty sure there’s been at least three or four album’s worth of songs released over the last five years or so. ‘End Of Days, Why Not You?’, ‘Small Lava’ and some other one with a greenish cover!

 
Dead Gaze – ‘Rowdy Jungle’

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Dead Gaze – ‘There’s A Time To Be Stupid’

DEAD GAZE - 'THERE'S A TIME TO BE STUPID'

In honor of the postman delivering Dead Gaze‘s new self-titled collection on vinyl today, here’s a track – ‘There’s A Time To Be Stupid’! Encompassing all the best Dead Gaze bits n’ pieces so far, this LP is full of winners! Grab ‘Dead Gaze’ at FatCat Records.

 
Dead Gaze – ‘There’s A Time To Be Stupid’

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Dead Gaze – ‘I Found The Ending’

As far as Dead Gaze goes, I’m biased. Ever since hearing ‘Fishing With Robert’ a few years back I’ve tried to piece together the Dead Gaze catalogue, and failed. There was an album (of sorts), a few EPs, a single or two, but no definitive collection to dive into. Thankfully FatCat Records have stepped in, on March 25 the ‘Dead Gaze’ LP will be released (pre-order / USA insound) featuring the best bits released on Group Tightener, Fire Talk and Clan Destine plus newbies including the fresh single ‘I Found The Ending‘ (free download via FB) which premiered over at Fader. For the uninitiated, Dead Gaze is the work of Mississippi’s R. Cole Furlow. The songwriter has formed a new quartet, moved house and is apparently ready to rock! Dead Gaze will quickly infect you with a unique junkyard mix of garage rock, punk, lo-fi, shoegaze and psych. Can’t wait.

 
Dead Gaze – ‘I Found The Ending’

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Dead Gaze – ‘Trash All Your Worries’

Dead Gaze has released the tune ‘Trash All Your Worries’ as part of a compilation album by Hartzine and French label Beko DSL. It’s available for free download here. Colours also appears on the album which we’ve discussed before. However the trippy Mississippi songwriter always deserves a mention!

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‘Trash All Your Worries’ is a bittersweet pop tune pairing suburban stress with the everyday. R. Cole Furlow sings about mounting problems and then sums it up with, “It’s time for me to do all my chores”. Its a simple song with no extra frills or polish but is delivered with all the lo-fi charm we’ve come to expect from Dead Gaze.

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