2013 is almost over. It's december. I love this month not only because of x-mas but also because it's the time of the year where you get a little bit quiet and take a look on the year that almost passed.
There's also snow sometimes and I love snow as long as it's still december and not march ant there is still a bunch of snow everywhere!!
How some of you guys noticed I created a little poll on facebook and asked: "Who should become Band of the Year on Shoegaze Love?"
First: Thanks to all of you guys voting for your favorite bands.
Here are the results:
I guess they are the most likable band in the universe and their music is just awesome. They just released their Single "Rotation/Live and Let Die" and I fell in love immediately. And so did you guys. Congratulations Alexander and Shauna and thank you for the never ending support for this blog and the Shoegaze Scene in general. I love you!
2. Venera 4
On second place you voted Venera 4. This band is kind of my personal Hype of the year! They did so well. After their Release of the Single "Haunted Summer" in april they got me. The EP was even more awesome and I'm excited for the hopefully upcoming album next year. They also released a little christmas gift for everyone calles "Winter Sessions". Enjoy!
3. Hermetic Delight
Hermetic Delight got voted and third place and they deserve it. They are doing a more noisy kind of Shoegaze and I'm in love with that. The EP is amazing so download it right now!!
Of course I also made up my mind about my personal Band of the year.
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This sweet little band absolutely hit right into my heart! They only released two songs this year but they had everything I needed for my august 2013. Thank you guys for creating this little piece of heaven.
This was my year 2013 in Milestones
1. I started writing for Pretty in Noise - Home is where the noise is Online Music Magazine
Thank you Marc for having me. I'm grateful to be a part of the team of Pretty in Noise!
2. I supported Tamaryn with my Band Jaguwar in Berlin and Hamburg
We had an amazing time and Tamaryn was just awesome!
3. Shoegaze Love presented:
Empire Club + The Buyable Sluts Wanted For Stealing Virginity at Ostpol // DD
Shoegaze Night 2 | Jaguwar + The History of Colour TV + I Have No Mouth And I Must Scream
4. I worked as a DJ regularly and I loved it!
5. I got my own radio show on Pretty in Noise FM.
So this was 2013 for me and Shoegaze Love.
I enjoyed a lot of great music and I'm happy to be able to share all this with you.
For the next year I hope I can keep on writing about music and stay in contact with great musicians to help the Shoegaze Scene grow larger and to support Bands of the genre to get the popularity they deserve.
I also hope that my own Band Jaguwar will recover. We had some problems in the last year but I'm pretty sure we'll get back on track and come more powerfull than before.
Thank you guys for the love and the support. I wish you all the best for 2014.
Samstag, 28. Dezember 2013
Freitag, 20. Dezember 2013
Pretty in Noise & Shoegaze Love present: If I had a world on my own, everything would be nonsense. || Radio Show with Oyèmi Noize ||
If I had a world on my own, everything would be nonsense.
It's not only a quote from Alice in Wonderland but the new radio broadcast on PiN FM by Pretty in Noise - Home is where the Noise is.
One hour full of Shoegaze and Noise Pop music lovingly selected by Oyèmi Noize.
You can stream it every second friday at 9 p.m. (CET/MEZ) on http://
(For those who are not able to listen at a friday night: There will be a repetition of the whole show on sunday 7 p.m.)
I hope you enjoy.
Playlist dec 20th
Home Sweet Home – Killed by 9v batteries
I Hate Rock'n'Roll – The Jesus and the Mary Chain
Lose My Breath – Yuck
Contender – The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Starrsha – Ringo Deathstarr
How Long Have You Known – DIIV
Memories - Dråpe
Stranger – Dead Mellotron
Susan – Fanzine
Noisy Summer – The Raveonettes
Superboy and Supergirl – The Manhattan Love Suicides
Thorn – My Bloody Valentine
Dash'N'Dive – The Vandelles
Alone – A Place to Bury Strangers
Citizen – Future
LET'S GET SICK – The History Of Colour TV
Captives – The KVB
BORA BORA – Venera 4
Sunday (Psychic Conversation #9) - Crocodiles