ohnomoon @ Cameo Gallery, 4/21/15

Brooklyn rockers ohnomoon have been very active lately, recently releasing their debut EP, VVV and are now playing shows in support of it. I had been eagerly waiting for a proper release from them ever since our date at Glasslands last Summer, and VVV doesn’t disappoint. The stormy collection of tracks swim with ghostly vocals, are punctuated by […]

Whirr @ Baby’s All Right, 04/8/15

San Francisco shoegazers Whirr went on tour on April and stopped by Baby’s All Right, bringing along with them melodic punk band Adventures and Swedish dream pop darlings Makthaverskan (who were announced as a special guest on the bill). Makthatverskan opened the show with a lot of energy. This was one of the first times the […]

Swervedriver @ The Ballroom at The Outer Space, 3/26/15

When I found out that Swervedriver was coming to Connecticut, I immediately began training my ears to accept an extra dosage of loudness. The legendary British shoegaze band dropped by Hamden, CT a few weeks ago and left an amazing impression coming off their first studio LP release since 1998. They succeeded in bringing enough […]

Whirr @ The Studio at Webster, 9/16/14

Earlier this year, I encountered an assertive band in the shoegaze realm by the name of Nothing. They impressed me with their encompassing and furious instrumentals so much that I looked into their history and discovered Whirr, with whom they share a guitarist, Nick Bassett. They’re quite similar sonically, and my fandom of one quickly became a duality. […]

DIIV @ Glasslands, 4/04/2014

Earlier this April, Converse’s Rubber Tracks Live music series featured a packed show with DIIV, Nothing, and Lofts at Glasslands Gallery in Brooklyn. DIIV was started as a solo project by Zachary Cole Smith, guitarist of indie surf rock band Beach Fossils, that later recruited childhood friend Andrew Bailey as a guitarist, bassist Ruben Perez , and drummer Colby […]