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Listen To The Veldt’s New 7″ Single ‘Symmetry/Slow Grind’

Listen To The Veldt’s New 7″ Single ‘Symmetry/Slow Grind’: New 7-inch single will be released for Record Day 2017. Following on the success of their acclaimed 2016 EP The Shocking Fuzz of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation, shoegaze pioneers The Veldt return with a Symmetry/Slow Grind, a 7″ single that will be released for Record Store Day 2017 […]

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Ummagma ‘Frequency’ EP Review

Ummagma ‘Frequency’ EP Review: Shoegaze duo give a refreshing, vibrant take on the genre. Here at Smells Like Infinite Sadness, I take pride on being ahead of the curve on musical releases. But hey, I’m no spring chicken, and sometimes I’m late to the party. Case in point: I’ve only recently discovered the 2015 EP […]

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The Veldt-The Shocking Fuzz of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation Mixtape EP Review

The Veldt-The Shocking Fuzz of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation Mixtape EP Review: soulgazers return with sublime five song collection. The resurgence in Shoegaze from British luminaries like My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, and Lush speaks to the staying power of a genre that mixed wall of noise guitars with ethereal melodies. But there’s a […]

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The Veldt’s Daniel Chavis Talks New EP The Shocking Fuzz Of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation Mixtape

The Veldt’s Daniel Chavis Talks New EP The Shocking Fuzz Of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation Mixtape EP. Frontman discusses shoegaze group’s atmospheric return.  The Veldt were one of the best kept secrets in 90’s alternative music. Originating in the Chapel Hill, NC music scene alongside acts like Superchunk and Archers of Loaf, they bridged together elements […]

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40 Best Valentine’s Day Albums Part 1

40 Best Valentine’s Day Albums Part 1; Looking to set the mood for Valentine’s Day? Here’s the sexiest rock (and more) albums for the occasion. Hard to believe, but Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Are you stressing over the best music to suit the occasion (or any upcoming romantic milestone)? Relax. I’m here to help. Last […]

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The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist

The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist

The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist *Before you check out this list, you might want to read my  instructions on how to build your wedding playlist so that you have everything flow smoothly regarding timing out the selections, etc. Are you stuck for ideas and need some rocking song selections to give your wedding festivities a little […]

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The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 3

The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 3

  The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 3 Okay, here we are for the last installment of the 40 vocalists that deserve far more credit then they’ve been given by the music industry at large. If you missed part 1 & 2 , catch up here  and here. I’ll have YouTube links to […]

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Why the Mix-Tape will never die

Why the Mix-Tape will never die

Ah, the Mix-tape: We don’t think much about cassettes anymore. They were inherently a horrible medium for sound quality. Every time you played one you’d get audio loss,  eventually warped sound, or in the worst case, a snapped ribbon of tape meaning one more piece of plastic chucked in the trash, resting in a landfill […]

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