shoegaze/dream pop sound

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by Tone Deft » Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:16 pm

m83 is pretty cool too. looking for more guitar oriented stuff ATM. putting on Cocteau Twins Heaven Or Las Vegas.

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by gatesy » Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:26 pm

I found this quite a good tut:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8-i6px18Ao
[url=http://www.sonicacademy.com%2FProducer%2FCourse%2BDescription%2F%3FcontentId%3D2903&rct=j&q=sonic%20academy%20nu%20gaze&ei=Mcm1TfqxGYas8gPHx4CWDA&usg=AFQjCNGTeRBmvANShotnaJXiiSLVZ1Jg_A]SonicAcademy: Nugaze Tutorial[/url]

Although a subscriber to the site I'm not on the staff or anything.


(Edited ridiculously long url....)
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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by continuous » Mon Apr 25, 2011 7:27 pm

Love Love Love Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts... listening to it so much this past year or so. Along with that I have also been loving former M83 members new band Team Ghost - You Never Did Anything Wrong to Me EP.

I can only begin to deconstruct Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts before I get lost in it. Any info on its making?

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by JuanSOLO » Mon Apr 25, 2011 8:17 pm

Tone Deft wrote:...putting on Cocteau Twins Heaven Or Las Vegas.
:D
One of the best concerts I ever saw! To bad Mazzy Star canceled as the opener.


Caribou is one of the more current things I've heard and really liked in a shoegaze fashion, On one album is riddled with 60's guitar sounds. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ze9vgIvVtGg

Hanadensha's "Narcotic Guitar" album is fucking EPIC! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVgjFKRv ... re=related

The Horror's http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EOPIi4Q3lM

As for more electro fashion,
Com Truise http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOz5dNtAJd0
Orange Crush http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyTG3-7p8RQ
Annex 82 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zvcw7WT8 ... re=related


Another good jam http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTJceCuBCHM

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by hacktheplanet » Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:56 pm

Check out some chillwave shit

Washed Out - Feel It All Around: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DkslcOhytU
Toro Y Moi - Still Sound: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Gqh4e1S6j0
Small Black - Despicable Dogs: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwTWXxkZMBs
Delorean - Sea Sun: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Axi7mudx ... re=related
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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by chaibuka » Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:05 am

Here's some of that sound in the earlier days and how it was recorded.

Crimson and Clover - Tommy James & The Shondells
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GpGEeneO-t0

Tommy James & The Shondells ‘Crimson & Clover’ | Classic Tracks
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/jun10/a ... s_0610.htm

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by FrankieP » Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:23 am

Shoegaze... Is that what they call that brooding, UK New Wave sound from the 80's nowadays? I was big on Jesus and Mary chain back then. Also seldom heard/obscure bands like The Lotus Eaters, the Wild Swans and pre-Lightning Seeds The Care. Thank you to the original poster for making me aware of this genre revival. Will be checking out some of the bands that everybody is mentioning on this thread.

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by eddiex » Tue Apr 26, 2011 4:13 am

shoegaze is what they called it back then too...jesus and mary chains were one of the pioneers of that sound...i love this thread!!! yeah!!! im going to be checking out all these bands too.
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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by nathannn » Tue Apr 26, 2011 5:17 am

like i already said, before m83 i thought this type of music was just called new wave.
i guess the only thing that makes it not new wave is the quiet vocals.
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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by Cool Character » Tue Apr 26, 2011 6:13 am

nathannn wrote:like i already said, before m83 i thought this type of music was just called new wave.
No it wasn't.
New Wave and Dream Pop were around at the same time, and they're pretty distinct. Shoegaze even more so.

Why are you saying this?

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by Broken Chip » Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:45 am

You can do some really cool stuff with Lives send section. Create plenty of return tracks and load them up with delays, reverbs, chorus, distortion and whatever else takes your fancy. Also set some of the sends to "pre" and turn the volume down on the audio tracks going to that return track. This will give you only the effected audio.

Use the sends on the return tracks to effect the already effected signals.

I've been listening to alot of Tim Hecker music lately, I'm not sure what you would call it but he's got some great sounds. Grouper is also making some amazing music too.

Tim Hecker:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBRpd9Nv ... re=related

Grouper:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWSVE198yGw

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by Cool Character » Tue Apr 26, 2011 10:35 am

If you're gonna play with feedback loops, you might want to use something other than Ableton Live.

The way it oscillates nowadays is kinda borked.
I dunno what they did. But it's wrong now.

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by polymer » Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:03 pm

These are my mates from Napier
They sound like an instrumental My Bloody Valentine crossed with Godflesh.
No singing just delayed guitar+bass+drums
http://www.munarecords.co.nz/Jakob08/blog/

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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by JuanSOLO » Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:39 pm


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Re: shoegaze/dream pop sound

Post by perplex » Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:24 pm

nathan, you use mtv music generator??! :o

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