An Interview with Zoë Howe, Music Writer and Author of Upcoming Novel, Shine On,...

By Jacqueline Howell As a mostly music site, Zoë Howe's work and voice in music journalism has been an inspiration and served as a guide...

Our Top Features: The Mondays, TURF, Shoegaze, The Old Laurel

  As the fall days grow shorter, we want to highlight top features of a busy and exciting late summer and early fall! We've barely had time...

An Interview with The Loft on Ola’s Kool Kitchen

Another great interview from Ola, this time with Andy Strickland, Dave Morgan and Peter Astor of The Loft in which they discuss the origins of...

Our Favourite Fallen Idols: We Talk to Adorable’s Pete Fij and Robert Dillam

Article and Interview by Estella Rosa Adorable emerged just when Shoegaze fizzled out and Glam/ Britpop started to surface so they couldn’t really be categorized...

Questions for Musicians: Brian Caesar of Slow Motion Picture

Earlier this year, Step On Magazine reviewed the stellar debut album In Memory Of... by Slow Motion Picture.  The record remains on regular rotation around here and...

Audio Interviews of Mark Gardener and Phil King from Ola’s Kool Kitchen

To the many of you who cruise the forums and websites dedicated to Shoegaze, Dreampop, Noise rock, etc. you’re likely already very familiar with...

Horace Panter, The Specials Bassist, Painter and Author Speaks to Us

By Jacqueline Howell Sir Horace Gentleman, founding bassist of The Specials. Horace Panter, artist. There's a number of ways to appreciate the creative work of...

An Interview with Jeppe Dengsø and Ludvig Kastberg of Moon Loves Honey

On our 21st playlist of Shoegazers we're listening to, we featured the rather excellent "Tell Me More Of Your Lies" by Denmark's Moon Loves Honey....

Questions for Musicians: CLUSTERSUN’s Mario Lo Faro

CLUSTERSUN belong to the new Italian gaze scene and emerged in 2014 with the debut Out Of Your Ego featuring 8 tracks full of shoegazey reverberations and walls of...

Review and Interview: Paradigm 3 by The Virgance

I was looking at my iTunes the other day, and it got me thinking about musical abundance… I currently have 233GB of audio in...

An Interview with Richard McNevin-Duff of Space Monkeys

When you think of legendary Manchester label Factory Records, the obvious list of bands that come to mind are Joy Division, New Order, Happy...

An Interview with Danny Chavis of The Veldt

Identical twins Daniel and Danny Chavis may originally hail from Raleigh/ Chapel Hill, North Carolina, but they have been East Village residents for the past 28 years. They are...