Last we heard from the Nashville duo JEFF The Brotherhood, they were covering My Bloody Valentine. It’s been awhile since the band released new material, but today they unleashed the snarling, tounge-in-cheek, vaguely holiday-themed “What’s A Creep.” There is not a jingle bell to be found on the song, but there are some allusions to [...]
Sounds like: My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive, Ride Song: Pinkshinyultrablast - Holy Forest What's so good? Pinkshinyultrablast might have an aversion to whatever it is they find boring about the Russian indie scene, leading them to play "something radically different." But they're headed in a pretty good direction based on what I'm hearing. Show More Summary
The new documentary "Beautiful Noise" follows one of the most influential underground music movements
Thurston Moore Band at Saint Vitus in October (more by PSquared) The Thurston Moore Band -- aka Thurston, his former Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelley on drums, My Bloody Valentine's Deb Googe on bass, and guitarist James Sedwards -- put...
Alt-shoegaze 5-piece Draag have emerged with a versatile, self-titled debut which echoes the sonic sentiments of My Bloody Valentine while staying true to their DIY roots. The band’s single, “You’re My Boy Blue” exits the speakers wrapped in an unrelenting wall of sound. Show More Summary
Since the dissolution of Sonic Youth, Thurston Moore has kept plenty busy. This week alone, he released The Best Day, an album that features Sonic Youth drummer Steve Shelley and members of My Bloody Valentine. He made you a mixtape soundtracking his own perfect day. Show More Summary
photos by PSquared Photography, words by Andrew Sacher The Thurston Moore Band -- aka Thurston Moore, his former Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine bassist Deb Googe, and guitarist James Sedwards -- brought their tour in support of...
Sounds like: The Horrors, My Bloody Valentine, The Laurels Song: The Upskirts - Where What's so good? When I last reviewed a single by Sydney band The Upskirts, I described "Mind's A Burden" as an aural explosion of musical brilliance. Show More Summary
Toronto trio BADBADNOTGOOD—with help on guitar from Luan Phung—sink their jazz-college-trained teeth into My Bloody Valentine's most notorious song, "You Made Me Realise" (from BBNG2), and quicksilver sparks ensue. It begins in faithful...Show More Summary
Taken from the Nashville rockers' forthcoming covers EP, Dig the Classics.
Later this month, JEFF The Brotherhood, the duo of fuzz-rocking Nashville hessian brothers, will release Dig The Classics, their EP of cannily chosen covers. The EP includes the band’s takes on songs from people like Beck and Teenage Fanclub. And below, we’ve got their version of My Bloody Valentine’s guitars-bending-through-light classic “Come In Alone,” as [...]
In theory, three-dimensional video heightens the emotional impact of a movie scene — imagine if that guy from My Bloody Valentine appeared to be swinging his pickaxe straight at you, or if The Polar Express swooped out of the screen and just narrowly avoided running over your popcorn. Show More Summary
Folks, I’ve covered a lot of stories, including quite a few comebacks from famous British artists. I’ve covered David Bowie’s sudden return to music. I’ve covered the recording of My Bloody Valentine’s third album. And lord knows I’ve done Kate Bush’s “Before the Dawn” shows to death. Show More Summary
In 2013 alone we had Daft Punk, My Bloody Valentine, and Boards of Canada emerge from periods of activity that have lasted from eight years to nearly two decades. Another act whom we’ve collectively wondered whether or not we’ll ever...Show More Summary
The My Bloody Valentine frontman is honored with a new scholarship from BIMM Dublin.
CREEPOID'S MAGENTA-HUED SLUR-GAZE Wet by Creepoid (Barboza) Hypothesis: There can never be too many bands biting My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless. The louche, insanely distorted rock that MBV pioneered on that 1991 album deserves to be emulated and mutated by a multiplicity of musicians until the end of time. Show More Summary
The ex-Sonic Youth co-leader Thurston Moore’s got a new album called The Best Day on the way and a new backing band that includes Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelly and My Bloody Valentine’s Debbie Googe. (I’m a little disappointed Moore is still recording with them under his own name rather than using “Pussies Of The Lowest [...]
Requested by H • Compiled by Colt Sorry to hear, mate. OkCupid just earned another angel. 01. My Bloody Valentine - “Soft as Snow (But Warm Inside)” (Isn’t Anything) 02. WHY? - “Simeon’s Dilemma” (Alopecia) 03. The Hold Steady - “Citrus” (Boys and Girls in America) 04. Show More Summary
photo by PJ Sykes Just yesterday (8/20), Thurston Moore detailed his new album, The Best Day, which was recorded with his new band -- his Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelley, My Bloody Valentine's Deb Googe, and James Sedwards. Now he's...
Earlier this month, we learned that Thurston Moore had formed a new band with his former Sonic Youth bandmate Steve Shelly and with My Bloody Valentine bassist Deb Googe, as well as Nought guitarist James Sewards, and we posted video of them playing a London show. And now Moore has announced that the band will [...]