It’s no secret that Shoegaze is a very much loved genre in this Shithole of a Website (TM)called Sloucher. Is it the inherent dreaminess of the sounds? Is it the sometimes whispered vocals? Is it the slight scary undertones of some songs? Whatever it is, our goose pimples are on the draw and all hairs on the back of our neck are ready to stand whenever those reverb & echo drenched notes arrive.
And for the cornucopia of bands we’ve found that do the genre, Echodrone is simply one of the best we’ve encountered. A serendipitous email and some very late reviews later and we’ve found the essence of the band still lingering in the halls of this joint.
So, an interview was not only a necessity, but a privilege. We got in touch with the band and Meredith Gibbons (vocals), Brandon Dudley (bass) and Eugene Suh (vocals, guitars) were kind enough to take our questions.
1996 was a weird year for me. I can’t pinpoint how or why, but I knew a change was coming. A severe one. When I arrived to Louisville in 1995, I met this girl named Chloe and we instantly hit it off. She got me into the music scene back then, so I was all over bands like June of 44, Ruckus and Rachel’s. Plus a couple more, but those were the ones we enjoyed best. She always chastised me for not arriving earlier, when Slint were wowing a chosen few. Time would prove her right on that band. Continue reading “Tales of the Pill Generation : Angels of the Silences”
It’s Friday, it’s getting sunnier and those cheekily dressed girls are distracting Orestes from his/her/its web duties! In fact, I’m thinking of a day long gone, in San Francisco. Here’s a song that describes that day and a conversation in a record store with an auburn haired girl with a trillion dollar smile. Here’s to you, Chloe. Miss ya. Continue reading Wake up song for today – 48