A new benchmark in Nugaze For fans of: The Horrors; The Cure; Pulp Orange Vision’s latest track is the type of shoegaze that, despite all that has been said, is highly enjoyable. It’s another exception to the ‘death of shoegaze, killed by shoegaze’ rule I laid out a while ago. But I’ll still firmly stick to my opinion.
‘So High’ is probably the most shoegaze-styled track we’ve heard in a while. It owes a lot of itself to the original shoegaze scene, and less to the nugaze revival that’s been happening in the UK for a little while now. Curb channel the spirits of the shoegaze greats, with an irresistibly simple and effective bass line. Every aspect of the track fits gels perfectly with the rest: the reverb-touched vocals; the spaced out guitars; the solid bassline. It all […]