Weekend Playlist: Shoegaze Days

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This weekend, we celebrate the scene that celebrates itself with a playlist dedicated to the musical genre known as shoegaze. A subgenre of '90s alternative rock, shoegaze emerged as a response to the flamboyant glam-rock stylings of the previous era. The British music media labeled these bands as "shoegazers" because of lack of animation during live sets, instead taking more detatched, introspective stances while playing. Although the genre is more than 20 years old, it still progresses onward with a renewed interest and an emergence of new bands taking up the reins.

As with all other playlist entries, we cordially invite our readers to visit our profile on 8tracks.com, where users can find all previous playlists that we've made, or create their own profiles and contribute mixes of their own.

Track Listing:
School of Seven Bells - "Windstorm"
My Bloody Valentine - "Come in Alone"
Cocteau Twins - "Bluebeard"
Alcest - "Ciel Errant"
Sonic Youth - "Teen Age Riot"
The Brian Jonestown Massacre - "Illuminomi"
Catherine Wheel - "I Want to Touch You"
The Jesus and Mary Chain - "The Hardest Walk"
Ink & Dagger - "We Live Despite Their Schemes"
Jesu - "Wolves"

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