Shoegazing Sound

“The image of the detached performer, far more interested in the introspective elements of their music than a lively performance, became the face of a newly emerging genre in the second half of the 1980s, and is precisely how the term “shoegazing” came about. The late 80s and early 90s saw the rise of a genre of music that layered multiple distorted guitar sounds with subdued vocals to create a style so present that it harkened back to Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound.”

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