Although "shoegazing" emerged from the UK in the late 80s, it wasn't until the early 90s, that the name really kicked into popularity because the UK music press (NME and Melody Maker) were using it to describe the bands and the audience for their tendencies to look at their feet at gigs.
This subgenre of alternative rock had some key elements: (1) Lots and lots of guitar effects and layers and (2) Indistinguishable vocal melodies that blend in the guitar noise
Bands on our list:
Just in time for the Kevin Shield's remastering of his My Bloody Valentine re-issues: Glider (Mar 27th), Ep's 1988 - 1991 (May 15th), Loveless (Jun 5th), and Isn't Anything (Jun 5th).
BONUS: Looper, not to be confused with the new Sci-Fi movie, but is the Scottish band that lived off "Mondo 77" for five years (thank you Tom Cruise), plus Dreampop and M83.
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