Melt – ‘Rewind’

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New Jersey foursome Melt have posted another tune from their forthcoming debut LP ‘Riffer’ (out this week through Danger Collective / Top Shelf Records). ‘Rewind’ follows the lead single ‘Out Of Line’ and it’s another reverb rocker with fuzzy edges and plenty of vocal hooks. An accessible mix of college rock n’ shoegazey/post-hardcore production. Fans of Nothing’s latest should find something to like here.

Hoo boy… there’s been plenty of other ‘gaze related news about the internets this week – where to start!? Lush have called it a day (again) after a very successful reunion tour and the ‘Blind Spot’ EP release (read their statement here). Creation Records announced that The Jesus And Mary Chain will deliver a fresh record in March 2017! Plus some My Bloody Valentine news; while we knew that Kevin Shields was busy remastering ‘Loveless’ at Abbey Road Studios with Sean Magee, we didn’t know that MBV plan on touring again next year. *faints* Of course, that’s according to some drunken pub talk (via Reddit). But hey, it’s a small whiff of hope nonetheless. While we wait The Vinyl Factory have posted an introduction to each MBV record (check that out here).
 
Melt – ‘Rewind’

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Lacing – ‘Honey Glow’

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Introducing Tennessee’s Lacing, and their debut EP ‘Honey Glow’ which features four crushing shoegaze / post-hardcore tunes. The four piece have started playing shows in their native Chattanooga, already opening for Kim Deal (of the Breeders / Pixies fame). Pick up ‘Honey Glow’ on digital or limited cassette here.

 
Lacing – ‘Honey Glow’

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Walking Misery – ‘Stay’

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After posting a handful of demo songs last year, Walking Misery have well and truly hit their stride with their latest single ‘Stay’. The Denton, Texas foursome combine melodic hooks with a post-hardcore density and shoegaze sheen. For fans of Cloakroom, Nothing.

 
Walking Misery – ‘Stay’

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Mayfair – ‘The Ability To Dream’

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Mayfair‘s debut album ‘The Ability To Dream‘ was released this week via Ozona Records. The Memphis-based quartet indulge in dark n’ heavy gaze on the eight track collection. It’s very much out of the Nothing / Cloakroom rule book but nevertheless, Mayfair provide some crushing moments.

 
Mayfair – ‘The Ability To Dream’

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Keep – ‘Psychorama’

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Remember Keep‘s ‘Hypnosis For Sleep‘ from last year? Well the Virginia duo are back, and sounding heavier than ever on ‘Psychorama’ (via Ghettoblaster)! The doom-filled reverb rocker will be available on a forthcoming EP through Mayfly Records, plus there’s fresh tour dates (as below).

 
Keep – ‘Psychorama’

9/15 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter
9/18 State College, PA – Thrill St.
9/19 Springfield, MO – 405 N Boonville
9/20 Oklahoma City, OK – TBA
9/21 Dallas, TX – 1919 Hemphill
9/22 San Antonio, TX – Imagine Books and Records
9/23 Houston, TX – White Swan
9/24 Pensacola, FL – House Show
9/25 Jacksonville, FL – TBA
9/26 Atlanta, GA – 529
9/27 Memphis, TN – TBA

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Threading – ‘Never’

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Threading‘s new EP ‘You Are Never Enough’ will be in our hands on September 18 (thanks to Native Sound). The Michigan foursome are sounding as vital as ever on their latest public track ‘Never’ (via Substream). A mix of shoegaze, slowcore (and perhaps post-hardcore if you wanna get specific). ‘Never’ carries a gut wrenching weight, the kind that makes for awesome EPs! Looking forward to this one.

 
Threading – ‘Never’

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