An Interview with Astrobrite

It’s only May, but I can guarantee that one of the top entries in my year-end favorite music list for 2015 will be Deluxer by...

Life After ‘Gaze Part 1: Lush and Pale Saints

These days, if you pick one of the key bands from the first peak of Shoegaze in the 90’s and ask “Whatever happened to...

Questions for Musicians: The Virgance

  The Virgance is Nathan Smith, a Suffolk, UK solo artist specializing in Instrumental Shoegaze, Dream Pop, Noise Rock & Post Rock, on the roster...

The Manics Deliver a Stunning Holy Bible in Toronto

Manic Street Preachers Toronto Danforth Music Hall The feeling in the air on this Monday night is one of electric anticipation. Twenty years after its release, Manic...

In Photos: Janelle Monáe and Other Queens of Rock

Like part 1 and part 2 of our Women of Rock, part 3 features some incredibly talented ladies.  Our featured image of Janelle Monáe was taken...
Adam Yauch performing

Keep it Goin’ Full Steam: MCA Adam Yauch’s 20 Greatest Hits & Hidden Tracks

To mark the 3rd anniversary of Adam Yauch's passing on May 4th, we've assembled a list of our Top 20 Greatest MCA lines. These include the...

SHOENOISEDREAMPSYCHDRONEPOPROCKGAZE: A SHOEGAZE RESOURCE GUIDE

The other day a friend asked me:  “So, this ‘Shoegaze’ music you keep going on about… what’s it sound like?” OK, I’ll admit that my...

Nothing Left to Be: A Reflective Glance at Dinosaur Jr.

To me, J Mascis is a God. The Dinosaur Jr. front-man and guitar wizard descends from a rich pantheon of guitar heroes, song writers,...

Nothing Can Save Us

"There’s no such thing as old or new,” sang a resigned Nigel Benjamin on “Career”, Mott's 1976 hymn to blank horizons, “Cuz everything’s been said...

The Old Prince Grows Up: Shad Then and Right Now

  It all started on a cold night in Collingwood, December 30th, 2008. That was the first time I ever saw Shadrach Kabango, also known as...

Come As You Are: Nirvana’s Loyal Fans Still Light A Candle

Come As You Are: Nirvana’s Loyal Fans Still Light a Candle is the first in our original series featuring personal stories about and from...

All Is Full Of Loveless

As a longtime fan of music that falls under the umbrella of the Shoegaze genre, I’ve enjoyed Step On’s “Shoegazers we’re listening to” series...