American Shoegaze is a subgenre of alternative rock that emerged in the early 1990s. It is characterized by a dreamy, ethereal soundscape, often featuring heavily distorted guitars, reverb-drenched vocals, and a wall of sound production. The genre is heavily influenced by the British shoegaze scene of the late 1980s and early 1990s, but with a distinctly American twist. American Shoegaze bands often incorporate elements of punk, indie rock, and post-rock into their sound. Notable American Shoegaze bands include My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, Lush, and Swirlies.

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