Story Tag — shoegaze
Slowdive makes unprecedented return
The shoegaze trailblazers modernize their origins in self-titled release.
White Ward master depressive experimentalism
“Futility Report” gives a multifaceted perspective on mental illness and inner negativity through an unmistakable sound.
Alcest’s “Komada” transcends in abysmal glory
The French pioneers expand blackgaze while perfecting their template.
Deftones astound with “Gore”
Sacramento’s favorite alt-metal quintet resets the standard for the genre.
Sad Lovers & Giants grace The Echoplex
The band impressed at their first Los Angeles show of their 36-year career.
A beginner’s guide to coldwave
An in-depth look into the intensely emotive and oft-overlooked genre.
Arts and entertainment editor Christian Davis puts his credibility on the line with six selections for your summer.