A catch-all term for the related genres of shoegaze
which avoids the contentious label shoegaze
, which is rejected by many artists who fit the definition. It also avoids the contentious label shoegaze
, which some use to refer ONLY to an 80s English rock scene, not modern American bands inspired by that scene.
Ceremony, Skywave, and A Place to Bury Strangers have all been inspired by shoegaze
, but blissrock is a less contentious