My Bloody Valentine — 'Only Shallow'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

I somehow have never seen the video for “Only Shallow” before and I haven’t really thought about shoegaze in awhile, though I don’t think we talked enough back then about how hilarious it was that an entire genre was named for a personality tic, those who stare at their shoes, since that could describe almost every guitar rock band of the early ‘90s.

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MBV, Swervedriver, Catherine Wheel, etc.. all great bands and the sounds of college. The “shoegaze” thing is goofy/funny, especially considering some of these bands were pretty loud.

I think my favorite MBV song is still “Drive It All Over Me”: