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Genre: american shoegaze

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Parent Genre: rock

American shoegaze is a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It is characterized by its use of heavily distorted guitars, ethereal vocals, and a focus on creating a dreamy, atmospheric sound. The genre is often associated with introspective lyrics and a sense of melancholy. Bands in this genre typically use effects pedals to create a wall of sound that envelops the listener.


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Vocals, Keyboard/Piano, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drum Kit, Synthesizer

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Most popular american shoegaze albums

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Feels Like You
2019
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Buds
2021
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Satisfaction
2020
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From the Leaves of Your Garden
2020
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Rationale
2024
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Delaware
1992
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Pure Mood
2015
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Moving Away
2015
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Feel It All Around
2022
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Velvet Spirit
2020
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Tired of Tomorrow (Deluxe Version)
2016
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As High As the Highest Heavens and From the Center to the Circumference of the Earth
2011
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Blouse
2011
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Hypnic Jerks
2018
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Sckrpnch
2018

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List of american shoegaze artists

Here is a list of american shoegaze artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the american shoegaze genre. You can find out what american shoegaze genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 51 236247
2 41 136825
3 39 34536
4 21 19546
5 36 80403
6 26 10928
7 42 151107
8 35 50723
9 41 62557
10 35 36821
11 47 113885
12 36 77555
13 29 62874
14 41 38161
15 32 53638
16 24 35132
17 32 100056
18 25 23331
19 15 10672
20 34 29846
21 23 34487
22 10 6532
23 28 13212
24 31 63009
25 36 42284
26 8 5891
27 41 51416
28 22 10973
29 25 12709
30 34 9042
31 20 4582
32 36 73584
33 20 5659
34 14 7633
35 31 26055
36 25 5092
37 12 5219
38 21 23179
39 24 6825
40 23 18787
41 25 7357
42 7 2461
43 6 2457
44 23 11199
45 19 948
46 20 5597
47 20 6346
48 8 3068
49 20 6622
50 19 2662
51 2 554
52 17 11457
53 15 13660
54 13 2676
55 5 2684
56 2 850
57 10 7080
58 11 604
59 2 1398
60 1 716
61 9 380
62 1 1108
63 3 1163
64 8 1370
65 7 3311
66 7 2124
67 6 1579
68 6 2092
69 4 693
70 2 1065
71 6 801
72 6 1635
73 1 1289
74 5 1023
75 5 855
76 5 1369
77 4 1266
78 5 1258
79 4 859
80 4 910
81 4 2008
82 2 311
83 2 1210
84 3 65
85 2 1416
86 3 593
87 3 271
88 3 389
89 3 1064
90 2 560
91 2 388
92 2 346
93 1 512
94 1 1053
95 1 199
96 1 756
97 1 564
98 1 443
99 1 332
100 1 386

american shoegaze playlist created by Chosic

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