Tag Archives: The Jesus and Mary Chain

Friday Music News

Scottish post-rock band Mogwai are releasing their 9th studio album in twenty years called Every Country’s Sun next week. We got a taste of the album via previously released tracks “Coolverine” and “Party In The Dark” but today they’re giving us a non-album track, the B-side to “Party In The Dark” called “Eternal Panther.” At 2 minutes and 45Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

Beach House has shared the track “Chariot” off their upcoming album B-Sides and Rarities, a collection of 14 tracks that never made it onto any of their 6 previous albums. “Chariot” comes from the Depression Cherry and Thank Your Lucky Stars era; both albums were released in 2015 only months apart. In a press release, they explain, “When we announcedRead more…

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Glasgow A Go-Go: KEXP’s Tartan Day Video Roundup

Happy Tartan Day! Okay, so it’s not really a Scottish holiday, but one made up by the U.S. back in 1982 to celebrate Scottish heritage. It was on April 6th in 1320 that the Declaration of Arbroath, or Scottish Declaration of Independence, was signed. (In fact, our own American Declaration of Independence was partially basedRead more…

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In Stores Now 3/27

It’s been 19 years, but we finally have a new album from The Jesus and Mary Chain! KEXP Music Director Don Yates says the Scottish siblings Jim and William Reid deliver “an impressive return-to-form that ranges from fuzzy, feedback-drenched rockers to swooning downer ballads.” Coming right behind them at 17 years is a new oneRead more…

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Review Revue: The Jesus and Mary Chain – Just Like Honey (12″ single)

I honestly don’t know how I do it. A few times a year, I collect a whole bunch of these album covers – enough to last me for months – and then at some point I grab one and write about it. And yet I often end up with some extraordinary timely coincidences. For instance,Read more…

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Wednesday Music News

First, A Tribe Called Quest released a new album after 18 years. And, now, Scottish siblings The Jesus and Mary Chain are one-upping them, so to speak, with their first LP in 19 years, out in March 2017. The news was announced by Creation Records founder and longtime manager Alan McGee, who excitedly wrote onRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: The Big Pink

British outfit The Big Pink burst on the scene with their 2009 debut album, A Brief History Of Love, for 4AD, propelled by the massive pop single Dominos that showcased their widescreen fusion of rock, pop, and electronic styles. The band recently released their new EP, Empire Underground, signaling their first new music in threeRead more…

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Wednesday Music News

If you missed The Jesus and Mary Chain on their recent stop at The Showbox, you can at least pick up the new live album they’ve just announced: Live at Barrowlands. Originally released for Record Store Day, the 2008 Scottish show celebrated the 30th anniversary of their debut, Psychocandy, and will be reissued as aRead more…

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