Shoegazey

Shoegazing (also known as shoegaze) is a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged from the United Kingdom in the late 1980s by bands such as My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive and Ride. It lasted there until the mid-1990s, with a critical pinnacle reached from 1990–91 and a new zenith achieved again from resurgence in the early 2010s. The British music press—particularly NME and Melody Maker—named this style "shoegazing" because the musicians in these bands stood relatively still during live performances in a detached, introspective, non-confrontational state, hence the idea that they were gazing at their shoes.
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  • The soundtracks of agency creative departments

    … “Diamond Girl” by Nice & Wild. A bellhop bell rings three times, on the beats of the song’s opening chant of “Diamond girl!” “The song is a reminder to the crew that it’s 7 p.m. and probably time to switch out of work mode and go tend to the other things in their lives,” said Lebowitz. The rest of the time, anyone in the office can play any songs…

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