The Depreciation Guild are the premier exponents of the shoegaze-chiptune hybrid known as Chipgaze. (Actually nobody calls it that except me. But it’s a catchy name. Better than “shoetune” anyway.) This track, from the excellent Nautilus EP, is packed with perky drum fills, bleeps and chiming guitar chords. It’s instrumental, but what passes for a chorus is lifted by a thrilling discordant, um, chord, leading back into that jumpy drum (machine) fill…

I have to go and listen to it again now.

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