The members of Anilore met in 1992 at college. They soon realized that their musical tastes were shaped by the same influences--bands such as Joy Division, the Cocteau Twins, New Order, the Jesus and Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine, Red House Painters, the Pixies, and Nirvana; artists such as Tom Waits and Nick Cave; and the seminal alternative British labels 4AD and Creation Records.
HELICONIA first material since the release of their debut album Glad You Were Born on Isolation in 2006.The band's guitar-driven sound has been described as neo-shoegazer and likened ... Full Descriptionto Ride, Slowdive and Catherine Wheel, as well as Explosions In The Sky and post-rock metal bands Isis and Second to None.
Originally conceived of as a vehicle for his ambient guitar and loop work, Isabel’s Dream is the brainchild of Toronto- based musician Michael Ulrich. Beginning in 1997 as a series of experiments involving his cassette four-track and home computer, the project grdually took on a life of its own; soon programmed beats began to surface from beneath the steady wash of guitar.
Isobella is a shoegaze band formed in 2000 by Laura Poinsette(Vocals, Keys) and Brad Richardson(Guitar, Programming).Warm and atmospheric, Isobella continues to create their version of sultry dream pop. Their music captures the soft momentum of swirling guitars and lilting vocals that mark the signature sound of Isobella’s hazy beauty.
Saturnshine initially began as a side project for Christian Mesiano during the winter of 1998. It provided a vehicle for his love of early 80s new wave pop and early 90s dream pop as well as environmental soundscapes, ambient music and film scoring. In 1999, the first self-titled "Saturnshine EP" was recorded.
The Delta Waves started in late 95 as a series of recording projects created by Greg Naumann. Starting off as very experimental music recorded on minimal equipment (an early Fostex 4-track), Greg decided to expand the sound by collaborating and recording with musicians also of the then pinned 'Detroit Space Rock Scene'.
Matt Bartram is best know as the creative mind behind Air Formation. Over the past 15 years Matt has proven to be one of the most prolific, consistent and most respected songwriters of the second wave of shoegazing.
Atmospheric instrumental guitar music (Shoegaze/ Dreampop/ Ambient). Unsigned recording artist Raymond Scott Woolson has released 5 full length albums - 'Atmospherium' (2003), 'Legendarium' (2004), 'The View from Boggins Heights' (2005), 'Broken Things Mended' (2010), and 'See Us Then' (2012); plus an ep 'With Stringed Instruments' (2007).
Whirlaway formed in Florida in 1999. Immediately, the quartet was signed by Spy-Fi Records to release their debut EP, A Soundstream Broadcast. Entirely written, recorded and produced by the band, the disc's sonic assault on listeners translated well to record. The first single 'Sunelectric' became a modest college radio hit.
flying Virgin plays grandiose and vague rock music, which dovetailed with the American, melodic noise-rock scene, the music adds a Nordic touch, where electronic devices fall into one with string ensembles, alluring melodies, noisy guitars and fine vocals.