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The Big Sonic Heaven 7 – Crystal Canyon

The Big Sonic Heaven 7 is 7 questions we ask our favorite bands. This time we asked Crystal Canyon... 1. Where are you from/based? Portland, Maine. 2. Give us a brief history of the band. The band played our first show in 2016. Lynda and Todd decided to form a shoegaze band after Todd heard Lynda sing backups when she was in his studio with her other group, Tiger Bomb. […]

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The Big Sonic Heaven 7 – Shoestrings

The Big Sonic Heaven 7 is 7 questions we ask our favorite bands. This time we asked Shoestrings... 1. Where are you from/based? We’re from the northern suburbs of Detroit, MI. 2. Give us a brief history of the band. Rose: Shoestrings is just the two of us, Mario and Rose. In our college years, we and our friends were heavily into 4AD, and we were playing in a band […]

todayOctober 30, 2021 67

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The Big Sonic Heaven 7 – Starflyer 59

The Big Sonic Heaven 7 is 7 questions we ask our favorite bands. This time we asked Starflyer 59... 1. Where are you from/based? Huntington Beach, California 2. Give us a brief history of the band. The band was formed shortly after I  graduated high school in 1991, and have been putting out records ever since. 3. What are your influences and/or describe your sound. Depends on the year, but […]

todaySeptember 30, 2021 57

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The Big Sonic Heaven 7 – Letting Up Despite Great Faults

The Big Sonic Heaven 7 is 7 questions we ask our favorite bands. This time we asked Letting Up Despite Great Faults... 1. Where are you from/based? Started in Los Angeles. Currently based in Austin, TX. 2. Give us a brief history of the band. I started with an EP but it wasn’t until 2009 when I released the self-titled full length and met Kent (bass) in LA where I […]

todaySeptember 28, 2021 49

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The Big Sonic Heaven 7 – All Eyes

The Big Sonic Heaven 7 is 7 questions we ask our favorite bands. This time we asked All Eyes... 1. Where are you from/based? Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2. Give us a brief history of the band. Alicia and I started dating right as she began recording "Shelf Life" in 2011. She'd recorded six albums previously under her own name, but with a turn toward darker, more atmospheric, and more electronic-influenced music, […]

todaySeptember 23, 2021 36

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The Big Sonic Heaven 7 – No Romance

The Big Sonic Heaven 7 is 7 questions we ask our favorite bands. This time we asked No Romance... 1. Where are you from/based? We are made up of 2 Kiwis, a Californian, and a Brit, based in Berlin. 2. Give us a brief history of the band. We started jamming together in summer 2019. We met through mutual friends and none of us had played music with others in […]

todaySeptember 23, 2021 55

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The Big Sonic Heaven 7 – The High Violets

The Big Sonic Heaven 7 is 7 questions we ask our favorite bands. This time we asked The High Violets... 1. Where are you from/based? We are from Portland OR and still reside here. 2. Give us a brief history of the band. Strahota and Sargent started the band in the late ’90s after their band The Bella Low fell apart. After an early lineup (3 piece) we then found […]

todaySeptember 22, 2021 82

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Top 100 Big Sonic Heaven Songs

[vc_row row_height_percent="50" override_padding="yes" h_padding="2" top_padding="5" bottom_padding="1" overlay_alpha="50" gutter_size="3" column_width_percent="100" shift_y="0" z_index="0"][vc_column column_width_use_pixel="yes" position_vertical="middle" align_horizontal="align_center" gutter_size="3" overlay_alpha="50" shift_x="0" shift_y="0" shift_y_down="0" z_index="0" medium_width="0" mobile_width="0" width="1/1" column_width_pixel="900"][vc_custom_heading heading_semantic="h6" text_size="fontsize-160000" text_transform="uppercase" text_space="fontspace-135905" text_color="accent"]26 Years[/vc_custom_heading][vc_custom_heading heading_semantic="h3" text_size="fontsize-155944"]Big Sonic Heaven favorites from the last 26 years.[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text text_lead="yes"]To celebrate the 26 year anniversary of Big Sonic Heaven, listeners voted for their favorite songs. On August 27, 2021 Darren counted down the Top 100 Songs live on-air. Here's […]

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Interview: Seasurfer

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Seasurfer is a shoegaze band based in Hamburg, Germany. Founded by Dirk Knight, the band released its debut album Dive In in 2014. The second album Under the milky way… who cares came out in 2017. Dirk Knight changed the band’s line-up several times to gather musicians around him who fit the sound perfectly. Singer Apolonia joined in 2018 and first appeared on the EP “Vampires.“ Seasurfer's third full-length, Zombies, […]

todayJune 13, 2021 131

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