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Best Shoegaze Bands/Artists

Shoegazing artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good shoegazing bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top shoegazing bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Shoegazing groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all shoegazing bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest shoegazing bands of all time, since the most famous shoegazing artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best shoegazing music.

You can click on the shoegazing band names to see more information about that particular notable shoegazing group. If they're near the top of the best shoegazing artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top shoegazing bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the shoegazing band names themselves.

This list is made up of many different items, including The Smashing Pumpkins and Broken Social Scene. Upvote your favorite items on this list to see them get to the top, just like you always hoped they would. If you like The Verve or TV on the Radio, then make your voice heard.

All important, significant and iconic names in shoegazing music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new shoegazing bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of shoegazing, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into shoegazing music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good shoegazing bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent shoegazing bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best shoegazing bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest shoegazing musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular shoegazing bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Shoegazing, Space rock, Experimental rock

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    Indie pop, Noise rock, Shoegazing

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    Shoegazing, Space rock, Alternative rock

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    Raised by Swans Shoegazing, Post-rock, Indie rock

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    Noise rock, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Shoegazing, Instrumental rock, Post-rock

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Post-rock

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Space rock

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Britpop

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Alternative rock

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Noise pop

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    Indie, Psychedelic folk, Shoegazing

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Post-metal, Shoegazing, Black metal

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Garage rock

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    Horror punk, Garage rock, Garage punk

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Noise music, Psychedelic rock

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    Shoegazing, New Prog, Experimental rock

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Sadcore

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    Psychedelic folk, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Noise rock, Shoegazing, Space rock

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    Shoegazing, Rock music, Ethereal wave

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    Shoegazing, Chiptune, Dream pop

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    Indie, Shoegazing, Electronic music

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Indie rock

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    Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Rock music

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Garage rock

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    Noise rock, Shoegazing, Gothic rock

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    Shoegazing, Post-rock

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Britpop

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    Hip hop music, Shoegazing, Trip hop

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    Noise rock, Shoegazing, Noise pop

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    Spirea X Shoegazing, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    Shoegazing, New Prog, Progressive rock

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    Shoegazing, Dream pop, Alternative rock

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Dream pop

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    Indie pop, Shoegazing, Indie rock

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    Shoegazing, Alternative rock, Indie rock

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    The Upsidedown Shoegazing, Alternative rock, Psychedelic rock

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    Shoegazing, Nu gaze, Britpop

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    Shoegazing, Space rock, Dream pop

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    Shoegazing, Experimental rock, Art rock

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    Blind Mr. Jones Shoegazing

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    Indie pop, Synthpop, Shoegazing

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