Canadian 17-year-old fuels the shoegazing revival

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Following in the footsteps of Berliner Ulrich Schnauss, whose A Strangely Isolated Place has become something of a word-of-mouth phenomenon, teenager Connor Kirby-Long has also accidentally reinvented shoegazing with this beautifully evocative lo-fi debut. The stunning opener, “Man From The Anthill”, sets the scene, distant voices bleeding over a blizzard of radio static and warm synth washes, while “Crapstone”‘s na