Checkpoint Charlie

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1st song of our forthcoming Ep

PRESS

-" The City Gates’ simmers within a delicious melting pot of shoegaze, psych & lo-fi rock with aplomb”.
NEW VIDEO PREMIERE The City Gates : On the Road – Primal Music Blog

-"Ingenious combination of indie rock, dream pop and shoegaze. Their forthcoming Ep will cause a big, amazing, awesome, stir”.
The Sanctuary – Episode IV – Primal Radio

-"Recent classic from The City Gates".
New Tracks Weekend, November 27-29 – DKFM Shoegaze Radio

-Algo sofisticado, não tão barulhento e nunca etéreo, talvez se o MBV tivesse como vocalista o Lloyd Cole [...]The City Gates forma a trinca de preciosidades de Montreal. Belíssimo.
Collapse with The City Gates - An Interview – The Blog that Celebrates Itself

-"The City Gates will satisfy your every shoegaze craving".
Tracks You Need to Know About – Joe Shoegazer-Shoegazer Sanctuary

-My favourite tracks heard on Soundclound throughout 2015.
Best of 2015 -Dean Shoegazer Bromley

-Checkpoint Charlie est une excellente pièce. Excellent virage pour The City Gates.
Simon Bolduc, Mantra, (CISM, 89,3)

-“By using guitars with lots of fuzz, reverb, and delay pedals, the band creates an incredibly beautiful ambient and energetic sound”. Antidote’s Picks for Canadian Music Week – Justin Lam, Antidotes Magazine

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from Album to be released soon!, track released November 1, 2015
-Recorded and mixed by The City Gates & Gautier Marinof in May 2015
-Mastered by Harris Newman at Grey Market Mastering

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The City Gates Montréal, Québec

Hailing from Montreal, Canada, The City Gates is inspired by the 80’s & 90’s shoegaze, post-punk and dream pop scene. The four-piece creates haunting guitars, eclectic and ethereal sounds: “By using guitars with lots of fuzz, reverb, and delay pedals, the band creates an incredibly beautiful ambient and energetic sound” Justin Lam, Antidotes Magazine, 2014 ... more

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