Belong’s COLORLOSS RECORD came out a couple of months ago, and its dusty, crackling and haunted rooms seemed to me to be a small-scale attempt to do for shoegaze what Burial did for r&b and rave. As someone who was around for My Bloody Valentine, the record’s swoon and glide naturally appealed to me, but I didn’t think it signalled another of the periodic attempts to rediscover or repeat shoegaze. Until I heard a bit of the new M83 yesterday, which on first listen is all about ’88 (when M83 was a kid, it seems). Anyway, if that’s the revival, listen to a little bit of the funeral.
Belong – “Late Night”
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