Comprised of Neil Yodnane and Zeeshan Abbasi on guitars, Jane Zabeth on vocals, Cory Osborne on bass and John Rungger on drums, the Chicago-based quintet of Lightfoils formed in 2010 and and in a short time they developed a reputation as one of the Windy City’s best, up-and-coming bands – and for a sound that pushes shoegaze into a new direction. In fact, as you’ll hear on “Diastolic,” one of the first singles off the band’s soon-to-be released full-length debut, Hierarchy, a hazy soundscape created by chiming guitars, icy synths, propulsive drums, swirling feedback and ethereal vocals. In some way, it evokes Siouxsie and the Banshees, the Sugarcubes and a few others for me. 

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