Tag Archives: Shoegaze

VIDEO: HUMID – “Enamor” (Premiere)

We are delighted to premiere shoegaze band HUMID’s new video for “Enamor” from recent album “One Dimensional Hell.” Shot by Daniel MacKay, the visuals find Matt Tomashek playing his guitar isolated while on the floor, as well as footage from the band’s recent show at Quarters Rock N’ Roll Palace. There are some dizzying shots under the trees as well,

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AUDIO: HUMID – “One Dimensional Hell”

Shoegaze project HUMID released a new record. Basking in bright distortion and beclouded atmosphere, Matt Tomashek lyrically goes after imminent disarray, touching on themes such as love and shame. You lose yourself in ethereal ripples as you venture, guided by the reverbed croons of Tomashek that flutter above the waves. HUMID chronicles the missions through chaos with “One Dimensional Hell.”

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AUDIO: HUMID – “Spun Around”

Shoegaze project HUMID are out with their debut EP. Consisting of five songs, the duo bring dense and oceanic compositions that ripple with shadow. “Secret” is about getting buried alone, “Diluted” touches on absorbing one another’s energy, and “Dragged” is about never getting anywhere. These are all things that reflect depersonalization, despair, and loneliness. It’s a promising start for the

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AUDIO: The Old Northwest – “Concentric Circles”

Improvisational “doomgaze” band The Old Northwest have an EP out of leftover tracks from their last recording sessions. The band has a unique way of making things sound hopeful but with lingering despair, which is fully realized in the first track “Our Hearts Collapsing” through crashing riffs that collect momentum. The next two tracks are originally from the band’s “Ghost

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