Category: Velvet Waltz EPs

1006101_622923164460234_8261806273736071012_n1533723_585944644824753_73350171_n1621785_585944684824749_1175315492_n1604922_585944631491421_1929312625_nRoman three-piece Last Movement stands at yet another impressive band to emerge from the Italian shoegaze scene. Founded by Anth M and joined in 2013 by Luca and Misa (bass and drums, respectively), the band has built its reputation on the back of a strong but delightfully eerie atmospheric sound – a tripped out blend of shoegaze, space rock with hints of inspiration drawn from any number of genres. 2014 has signaled a further evolution of Last Movement’s sound with the release of some new tracks including the hauntingly addictive “Feels Like You”. It’s got all of the qualities of a Last Movement track – distant but clear, resonating vocals swirling with reverb soaked guitars and chorus-heavy melodic leads – but with a nice little groove to it. The band’s entrancing formula wisps you away over the first three quarters of the song before a crescendo into its big wailing mass of a conclusion. “Feels Like You”, as can be said of Last Movement’s entire body of work, is a breathtaking representation of a new era of dreamy shoegaze music. It’s loud. It’s beautiful. It’s confident.

Text by Matthew Bedford from MUSO PLANET

VW015 // Feels Like You


VW014 // Venera4

Venera4_VWLike a beautiful symphony created from chaos.
Venera4 is Two boys and two girls are shoegaze bands met and formed in France. Its name seems to have been named after the Russian Venus orbiter.
“Seabed Terror” is their first single, where a chorus is very impressive. The rough guitar noise will feel the shiningly diffused reflection of sun in the deep sea, and forming a crazy beautiful noise as crave it. On the other hand, BORA BORA has a slightly nostalgic image. Venera4 which was launched in the outer space having despair and hope, like when departed for Venus. I imagine such feelings. Venera4 will convey an unknown place to us.
And other day, I received great news from them! They released second EP in march april! A remarkable their high aesthetic sense of works!

VW014 // A. Seabed Terror / B. BORA BORA

VW013 // Ummagma

406866_527110540651407_1216872411_n148220_539557539406707_468279863_nExaltation of emotion is the maximum wind speed, and God of the sound dwells here.
Ummagma is the Ukrainian-Canadian duo formed in 2003. They are affirmative against all kinds of music and could be said that it is shows the alternative method for experiencing the world. That is why the blog and the radiobroadcast offer to them will not stop.
Voice that is reminiscent of Elizabeth Fraser of the heyday and the contrast that multiple guitars weaves are splendid. Liberation of the sorrow, and pleasure to depart for tomorrow. The synchronism of sound images that shoegaze, acoustic, and electronica various elements have been condensed. Especially these 2 songs are symbolizing it, You will have to listen to it for sure.

VW013 // A. Lama / B. Risky

Dead Horse One was formed in 2011 in France. Their music seems to be strongly affected by 1960s rock and 90s alternative rock. We introduce focused on the particularly psychedelic guitar sound them. “Raven” is a killer tune that has a catchy melody it can be said their representative song. It was released in March 2012 from Cranes Records has included in the Split 10′ vinyl that production with THE DEAD MANTRA.
To pretend is one of my favorite songs. This guitar is sound like a big swells of the ocean  feel like the consciousness that totally awoke between a dream and reality.

VW012 // A. Raven / B. To pretend

A Copy For Collapse is Daniele Raguso’s solo work, activity based in Italy. His music classified as Shoegaze, Electro, and Chillwave is built by dreamlike sound and cool beat. He mixes multiple elements and generate psychedelia of his own and it bring a fragments of memory of dream to our mind. Currently, He is making an album and is planning to release a LP debut album “The last dreams on earth” will be released for “Seahorse Recordings” (one of the best italian indie labels) on 03/21/2013. He will become an artist who will grab the attention in near future.

VW011 // A. White Rainbow / B. Lucid Dream

Sky Between Leaves is a band that has received much attention now.
They are activities based in London, members are Tito, Brenno and Juli. Our introduce song their self-titled “Sky Between Leaves” is characterized by “wall of sound”  It will show you a very intense psychedelia. and even more amazingly, Simon Raymonde from Cocteau Twins just put them on the top his newest playlist for his show at the Amazing Radio. it’s the B-side for Anticlockwise! and In the near future, they play on a very special show! will appeared on John Peel Night on 26th October as the only young band. The ticket is sold at the NME, John Peel Night early bird ticket with a Limited Vinyl CD Edition can also buy at they own site.

VW010 // A. Sky Between Leaves / B. Anticlockwise

VW009 // VibraGun

Music is not something that is just consumed.
They are proving this with their own music. VibraGun is not only successful in mixing 90’s alternative music and the feel of today, they were also able to do so with the senses of UK and US.Their music can vibrate our brain, by delivering coexistence of beauty and madness particular to shoegaze expression, with wave-like guitar sound, beautiful chorus work and the beat. They are planning to create a new album and a 7” record. As for the album, recording has already started and it should be released during the early months of next year. Currently they are asking to fund Split 7” record with Dirty Sidewalks at Kickstarter. VibraGun will become one of the most talked about bands among both new and old shoegaze fans.

VW009 // A. Snowblind / B. Willing Sacrifice

Mystical Sound that seems as if it is depicting a story.
Plastic Flowers is a band that is based in Thessaloniki, Greece. Their activities are held in art museums. Their sophisticated music has beauty like contemporary art and has sharp edge of an artist. “White walls painted black” is electronic base sound but at the same time has organic feel to it, because of the arrangement of the violin and the cello. and their music video is also made very beautifully. By playing their music, reverberation that spreads mystically should take you on a journey to the transparent world.

VW008 // A. Rise and Shine / B. White walls painted black

VW007 // LLLL

Soundscape like floating above the night view of Tokyo.
LLLL was established in 2012 in Tokyo. They are mysterious sound artist with not much information about their profile. However, the quality of their tracks are already recognized by web magazine and many blogs. Their sound is created with DTM by sampling and software synthesizer, and has the base of electronic、shoegaze and new wave, also with a mixture of chillwave taste. It will give you the feel of today’s music scene in Tokyo. Their new piece and MV is to be released soon. We should all look forward to it!

VW007 // A. Because of my eyes / B. Falling Alone

Beautiful vision beyond everyday life.
Sometimes image captured in films and pictures stays with us forever. Brayn Cox is a Musician / producer based in Kansas City. His solo work SOFT LIGHTING creates light and shadow, scent and  feel of that image with a warm sound from analog synthesizer. The very dreamy new remix of Far Way , “Far Way(1985 Remix)” that he delivers to us makes you feel like you are traveling in the skye full of stars. I can gurantee that shoegazer and chillwave fans will love the album “Slow Motion Silhouettes” that includes “Far Way” ! His works can be buy at the iTunesStore.

VW006 // A. Far Away / B. Far Away (1985 Remix)