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Shoegazing is a style of rock that emerged from the United Kingdom in the late 1980s. It lasted until the mid 1990s, peaking circa 1990 to 1993.

The British music press (notably NME and Melody Maker) called this genre "shoegazing" because the musicians in these bands often maintained a motionless performing style, standing on stage and staring down at their effects pedals while playing their instruments (hence, the idea that they were gazing at their shoes). The shoegazing sound… read more

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  • Avatar for benxander
    My introduction to shoegaze was through Trespassers William's "Different Stars", M83's "Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts", and Slowdive's "Souvlaki". All great albums, different eras, different sounds.
  • Avatar for shimmering_soul
    currison, го
  • Avatar for currison
    го шугейзить
  • Avatar for dead_fool
    M83 used to be pretty shoegazy, just listen to some pre-2005 albums. Well, at least there was some nice songs. Don't judge the whole band history by some shitty recent releases.
  • Avatar for bruinthesky
    "Zephral. songs that sound exactly the same" I really disagree, shoegaze has features incredibly adaptables to other genres influences such as ambient, drone and black metal, which makes it so nice in my opinion
  • Avatar for raspberry_fox
    i am shoegaze
  • Avatar for wheresthepixies
    M83 isn't shoegaze. [2]
  • Avatar for IgIanBarrett
    M83 isn't shoegaze.
  • Avatar for AlfeelsSwall
    never say that shit v v v
  • Avatar for GoreBacke
    Somebody help me, I'm becoming a hipster.

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