Since their dreamy debut 6ft in Love, Insect Guide have been somewhat unfairly cast as a 'shoegaze' act. Whilst this has had its advantages such as a readymade audience, remixes by the likes of Sonic Boom and acceptance amongst the psychedelic crowd, it has had its limitations and for such an ambitious pop orientated act as Insect Guide it must be incredibly frustrating.
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