Scream the Sound

The Emerald Down - Scream the Sound
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November 25, 2016 / Release Date
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exception
94
The shoegaze genre is one that made absolutely no sense to me when I was initially introduced to it. Why even use guitars if you're going to use to much reverb? And why sing so softly, I can't understand the vocals! However, after a few listens of some of the more popular shoegaze albums, I eventually fell head over heels for the genre. Everything about it captivated me, from the complex and layered songs of My Bloody Valentine, the ethereal dream pop from Slowdive, to the heavily ... read more
zachthesnack
82
This album is an absolute gem
YungNoodle
94
underrated as fuck
99
There are some albums that everyone who is a fan of a genre knows and then there are albums that every fan of a genre should know. If you are a fan of shoegaze and haven’t encountered The Emerald Down’s Scream the Sound, you should correct this oversight. It’s an unlikely album given its band’s birthplace is Olympia, WA. It was a hotbed of raucous indie and punk music with no shoegaze scene to be found. The band formed in 1995, about the time the founders of the genre ... read more
JohnLouisHoward
98
originally released on PopSound in 1995. Rebecca Basye is brilliant and tragically under-appreciated.
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Track List

  1. Red Shift
  2. Perilized
  3. Choffi
  4. 7am
  5. Another Day
  6. Heavier Than Ether, Lighter Than Air
  7. Caught a Wave
  8. Recondite Astral Travller
  9. Scream the Sound
  10. His Sight Shiny Like Chrome
  11. A Minor Crush
  12. A Minor Remix
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