by Shoegazer Sanctuary Records

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As you look into the bright SUN and it stings your eyes feel the scathing, melting heat of the intense fire on your skin and its rays like the penetrating feedback laden sonic waves of Shoegaze.

Gazing Into the Sun is the first mega compilation of it’s kind given the fact we take the best in the business and curate their music to form one spectacular work of art that when played in it’s entirety will beg the question, When are you guys going to release Gazing Into the Sun. Volume II?

The Second mass installment of Gazing Into the Sun is on it’s way like the Sun rises in the early morning, shines throughout the day and sets in the evening, count on it. As long as the artists make remarkable music Shoegazer Sanctuary Records will be here displaying the music freely in full promotion of all artists, bands and singer songwriters alike.

Shoegazer Sanctuary Records Presents their third album in total GAZING INTO THE SUN in addition to the original super compilations of Gazing Into Andromeda, Volumes I & II, The artists involved created this music for us. we give it back in the form of true artist compilations designed to showcase them because they deserve so much more than just recognition. People are talking about these amazing Artists! Check on the review(s)!

"Their musical visions are powerful and have ability to stir our instinctive desires through their highly emotional and sonically driven perfection." 

-Shoegazer Sanctuary Music

The Venerable Primal Music Blog
(Internet Based Underground Genre Giant)

"Not ones for resting on their laurels and currently one of the best resources for underground sounds from shoegaze to psych-gaze and beyond, the fantastic ‘Shoegazer Sanctuary Records’ have returned with another stunning twenty track compendium of worldwide underground artists that’s fit to bursting with simmering feedback laden goodness to whet your insatiable sonic appetite."

-Primal Music Blog (Full Review)

Primal Music Blog encapsulates the Spirit of the Underground Music Scene and only promotes the Great Artists that create mainstream crushing sound check out more from them!

Gazing Into the Sun was created for the sole intent of spotlighting the talents and sound of every artist involved. So links to more of their music are listed in multiple within each track description. Before this album was released the permission and advice of every artist included was confirmed.

Shoegazer Sanctuary Records exists for the Promotion of the Artists involved. This endeavor is a non-profit venture. No profitable funds to SSR will be gained. Any donations will go directly to fees associated with this bandcamp site maintenance and the creation of more, for the time being, promotional compilations.

Album Curated by: Joseph S. Giangrave, Owner Shoegazer Sanctuary Records (SSR)

Album Art and Design by: Joseph S. Giangrave, Owner Shoegazer Sanctuary Records (SSR)


released May 5, 2017



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Shoegazer Sanctuary Records Newington, Connecticut

For the Artists by the Artists.

Free Promotion for Independent Artists From the Underground music scene in the form of Mega V/A highly organized and themed compilatons. Shoegaze, Psychgaze, Space Rock, Dream Pop and Ambient Electronica among other related genres. Contact us now ... more

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