Gentle Ropes ~ Oči (Eyes)

Native Kyivian, Serj Kost of Gentle Ropes penned Oči (Eyes) with references to The Smiths songs Still Ill and There is a Light That Never Goes Out. This, the first single from his upcoming album Control (to be released May 6th, 2022), is one of only two native-tongue tracks on the album and the first to be released as a single. The new album, “(is) … Continue reading Gentle Ropes ~ Oči (Eyes)

Film School ~ Influencer

Perhaps a perfect counter to our current viral-infected oft desolate lives is the band Film School, originally formed in San Francisco and more recently headquartered in Los Angeles, comprised of bandmates Greg Bertens (vocals, guitar), Nyles Lannon (guitar, backing vocals), Justin LaBo (bass), Jason Ruck (synths), and Adam Wade (drums). If you long for the salad days of My Bloody Valentine, Chapterhouse, or Slowdive, then … Continue reading Film School ~ Influencer

The Horrors – Still Life

Sporting a sound at once a mix of shoegaze, post-punk, and goth, The Horrors released this lollipop-swirly emotion-laden piece of neo-psychedelica on their 2011 album Skying. Ethereal and timeless, the song appears to sing of one who is pining for a lost love and a reminder from each to the other that they will meet again. “The moment that you want is coming if you … Continue reading The Horrors – Still Life