Pinkshinyultrablast at Aimless Skylarking

At Aimless Skylarking, we’re not terribly concerned with traffic numbers. Sure, we love to see new bright and shiny curious faces having a look around the joint, but it’s not something we have much control over. Sure, we could do some marketing, but we do as much as we can already. This is a hobby after… Continue reading Pinkshinyultrablast at Aimless Skylarking

Pinkshinyultrablast at Austin Town Hall

Band names are often weird, but sometimes they’re really out there. Oddly enough, Pinkshinyultrablast is a name that somehow fits this power-shoegaze group from St. Petersburg, whose sound is a mix of airy dream and heavy noise pop. Everything Else Matters is their debut full-length album, and it is packed with tightly wound tracks that… Continue reading Pinkshinyultrablast at Austin Town Hall

Pinkshinyultrablast at Collapse Board

Hold on. Slow down a minute. Don’t rise to the stars just yet. Should place matter? Should we be amazed that something this heaven-bound launched from the wintery heart of Russia? Or should we concede that Pinkshinyultrablast sound like the sun-kissed aftermath of the Horrors after they rebuilt their strange house into a glass cathedral?… Continue reading Pinkshinyultrablast at Collapse Board

Pinkshinyultrablast at Subba-Cultcha

2014 has arguably been the best year for shoegaze in the last two decades. The reformation of bands such as Ride and Slowdive has proven the public still has a taste for “the scene that celebrates itself”, whilst the emerge of ‘nu-gaze’ has afforded bands such as Whirr a popularity they may not have enjoyed… Continue reading Pinkshinyultrablast at Subba-Cultcha

Pinkshinyultrablast at Magnet

Bands with odd monikers like Pinkshinyultrablast slip through the cracks of the music world simply for their strange and sometimes stupid names. However, music is about music, not names, and Pinkshinyultrablast is way better musically than its name suggests. The Russian shoegaze outfit readies for the release of debut Everything Else Matters via Shelflife Records on January… Continue reading Pinkshinyultrablast at Magnet