Using a multitude of guitar effects and synth washes, Film School creates a mountain of epic grandeur with their music, yet they have never been able to fully transcend the unfortunate “shoegazer” pigeonhole. The term shoegazer has become known as a derogatory mark on a band with a gauzy, ethereal sound—the theory being that effects pedals are used to mask talent and proficiency. Film School, however, is the exception to the rule. Arguably the one-man-band of vocalist/guitarist Krayg Burton, the San Francisco-based outfit crafts unique and highly prolific shoegaze indie rock with flourishes of post punk and electronic influences.
Krayg Burton formed Film School in 1998 and released the 7” I’m Not Working on metoo!... Read More