Best new Shoegaze albums, songs & artists in 2016



After the first wave of shoegaze bands in the 1990’s, there is a strong revival happening right now. Arguably there are too many shoegaze bands these days. We picked the cherries for you!
The Vore selects the top best Shoegaze albums of 2016. Who are the new Ride, Slowdive & My Bloody Valentine in the Shoegaze genre?
Shoegaze2016
Popular artistsFlyying Colours, No Joy & DIIV
Most listened to songs:Flyying Colours - Running Late, No Joy - Everything New & Ringo Deathstarr - Guilt

Top 10 new Shoegaze albums out now in 2016

Recent Shoegaze albums with reviews, ratings, similar artists, best songs & soundcloud streams.

  1. Newmoon - Space (14-10-2016)
  2. Shoegaze artist Newmoon
    Space - a 14-10-2016 album by Newmoon who also made Invitation to Hold. Music fans who enjoyed Alcest should check out Space. It is Shoegaze with Alternative Rock, Space Rock, and more influences. The best track on Space is Helium (soundcloud below).

    Keywordsreverb • heavy •
    CountryBelgium •
    Length38:36
    Coolest VideoclipHead of Stone
    LabelPIAS
    Official websiteNewmoon
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  3. Flyying Colours - Mindfullness (23-09-2016)
  4. Shoegaze artist Flyying Colours
    Mindfullness - a 23-09-2016 album by Flyying Colours who also made ROYGBIV . Music fans who enjoyed Serena Maneesh should check out Mindfullness. It is Shoegaze with Grunge, Indie Rock, and more influences. The best track on Mindfullness is It's Tomorrow Now (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review70%
    Keywordspsychedelic • reverb •
    CountryAustralia •
    Length40:31
    Coolest VideoclipLong Holiday
    LabelClub AC30
    Official websiteFlyying Colours
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  5. Nothing - Tired of Tomorrow (13-05-2016)
  6. Shoegaze artist Nothing
    Tired of Tomorrow - a 13-05-2016 album by Nothing who also made Guilty of Everything . Music fans who enjoyed Title Fight should check out Tired of Tomorrow. It is Shoegaze with Pop Punk, Stoner Rock, and more influences. The best track on Tired of Tomorrow is Vertigo Flowers (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review8.0%
    Keywordscatchy • nineties •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length45:42
    Coolest VideoclipEaten by Worms
    LabelRelapse
    Official websiteNothing
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  7. DIIV - Is the Is Are (05-02-2016)
  8. Shoegaze artist DIIV
    Is the Is Are - a 05-02-2016 album by DIIV who also made Oshin. Music fans who enjoyed Wild Nothing should check out Is the Is Are. It is Shoegaze with Dream Pop, Indie Pop, and more influences. The best track on Is the Is Are is Bent (Roi's Song) (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review8.1%
    Keywordsdreamy • melodic •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length1:03:20
    Coolest VideoclipMire (Grant's Song)
    LabelCaptured Tracks
    Official websiteDIIV
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  9. No Joy - More Faithful (16-06-2015)
  10. Shoegaze artist No Joy
    More Faithful - a 16-06-2015 album by No Joy who also made Wait to Pleasure. Music fans who enjoyed Tamaryn should check out More Faithful. It is Shoegaze with Dream Pop, Noise Rock, and more influences. The best track on More Faithful is Everything New (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review76%
    Keywordsrock • ethereal • noisy •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length36:25
    Coolest VideoclipJudith
    LabelMexican Summer
    Official websiteNo Joy
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  11. Swervedriver - I Wasn't Born to Lose You (09-03-2015)
  12. Shoegaze artist Swervedriver
    I Wasn't Born to Lose You - a 09-03-2015 album by Swervedriver who also made Mezcal Head . Music fans who enjoyed Chapterhouse & Lush should check out I Wasn't Born to Lose You. It is Shoegaze with Grunge, Rock, and more influences. The best track on I Wasn't Born to Lose You is Setting Sun (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review70%
    Keywordslaid back • reverb •
    CountryUnited Kingdom •
    Length48:42
    Coolest VideoclipAutodidact
    LabelCobraside
    Official websiteSwervedriver
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  13. Helen - The Original Faces (09-11-2015)
  14. Shoegaze artist Helen
    The Original Faces - a 09-11-2015 album by Helen who also made The Original Faces. Music fans who enjoyed Grouper should check out The Original Faces. It is Shoegaze with Art Pop, Noise Rock, and more influences. The best track on The Original Faces is Motorcycle (soundcloud below).

    Pitchfork Review69%
    Keywordsethereal • dreamy •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length32:39
    Coolest VideoclipCovered in Shade
    LabelKranky
    Official websiteHelen
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  15. Flyying Colours - ROYGBIV (12-05-2015)
  16. Shoegaze artist Flyying Colours
    ROYGBIV - a 12-05-2015 album by Flyying Colours who also made EPX2. Music fans who enjoyed The Pains of Being Pure at Heart should check out ROYGBIV. It is Shoegaze with Grunge, Jangle Pop, and more influences. The best track on ROYGBIV is Running Late (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review70%
    Keywordsaddictive • catchy • noisy •
    CountryAustralia •
    Length20:32
    Coolest VideoclipRunning Late
    LabelShelflife
    Official websiteFlyying Colours
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



  17. Ringo Deathstarr - Pure Mood (20-10-2015)
  18. Shoegaze artist Ringo Deathstarr
    Pure Mood - a 20-10-2015 album by Ringo Deathstarr who also made Mauve. Music fans who enjoyed A Place To Bury Strangers should check out Pure Mood. It is Shoegaze with Dream Pop, Rock, and more influences. The best track on Pure Mood is Big Bopper (soundcloud below).

    Allmusic Review80%
    Keywordsfuzzy • loud •
    CountryUnited States •
    Length41:57
    Coolest VideoclipGuilt
    LabelReverberation
    Official websiteRingo Deathstarr
    Listen onAmazon or iTunes



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Upcoming new 2016 Shoegaze albums

Best upcoming Shoegaze albums with release dates.

  1. Grandfeathered • by Pinkshinyultrablast
  2. Pinkshinyultrablast is signed with Club AC30 in 2016
    Release Date: 26-02-2016 // Label: Club AC30
    Previous releases: Everything Else Matters
    Associated genre: Shoegaze Dream Pop • Progressive Rock • .
    Official website


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