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Mazzy Star is one of those rare bands whose very name has come to define a certain aesthetic. Many of us who make a living writing and talking about music are all probably guilty at some point of describing a new record as having a very “Mazzy Star” kind of vibe — i.e. anything pretty… More »

I don’t want to bum anybody out, but summer’s almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that unbridled feeling of summer’s start and infinite possibilities; we’re definitely in the zone of finitude, with all its attendant reminders of our own corporeal mortality, now)! LIVE IT UP! Really. More »

In the June 2, 2012 issue of the NME, Kevin Shields said the long-awaited third album from My Bloody Valentine –- the first since 1991’s classic Loveless –- is imminent. The UK mag quotes Shields as saying the album will be released “sooner rather than later,” perhaps even this year.

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JEFF The Brotherhood – “Mary Of Silence” (Mazzy Star Cover)

Nashville's JEFF The Brotherhood will release the follow-up to this year's Wasted On The Dream next month, and we've already heard its first single "Radiating
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 27, 2015 - 1:36 pm

Watch J Mascis Cover Mazzy Star’s “Fade Into You” On Late Night

Back in 2013, Dinosaur Jr. frontman J Mascis released a solo cover of Mazzy Star's 1993 soft-focus torch-song classic "Fade Into You"; it was a…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2015 - 9:41 am

My Morning Jacket Played 3 New Songs And Covered 4 Classics With The War On Drugs’ Frontman At One Big Holiday ’15

My Morning Jacket played their first shows in over a year at this year's One Big Holiday, their own music festival that takes place in…
James Rettig | February 2, 2015 - 11:33 am

Au Revoir Simone – “Fade Into You” (Feat Nikolai Fraiture) (Mazzy Star Cover)

Mazzy Star's "Fade Into You" remains one of the iconic songs of the '90s, and now Au Revoir Simone have taken on the task of…
Miles Bowe | June 12, 2014 - 6:16 pm

Mazzy Star – “I’m Less Here” Video

Mazzy Star was working on music consistently during the 17-year break between Among My Swan and last year's Seasons Of Your Day so they probably…
James Rettig | April 19, 2014 - 12:29 pm

Watch Mazzy Star Play Fallon

The beloved West Coast psych-goth-folkies Mazzy Star made their grand return this year with Seasons Of Your Day, their first album in 17 years. In…
Chris DeVille | November 26, 2013 - 10:50 am

Mazzy Star – “California” Video

Mazzy Star's upcoming album, Seasons of Your Day, is out September 24 is the US and September 23 in the UK. A few days ago,…
Liz Pelly | September 21, 2013 - 1:57 pm

Stream Mazzy Star Seasons Of Your Day

In an interview with our T. Cole Rachel, David Roback of O.G. gauze-goth-psych group Mazzy Star said the group has been working on new music…
Chris DeVille | September 16, 2013 - 11:56 am

Mazzy Star Announce 2013 North American Tour Dates

Mazzy Star's first full-length release in 17 years is due out in two weeks, and today, the band announced their North American tour in support…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 9, 2013 - 2:55 pm

Mazzy Star – “California”

Just last week, I wrote the following sentence about the excellent Brooklyn band Widowspeak: "People would go insane if Mazzy Star dropped a new track…
Michael Nelson | July 16, 2013 - 11:51 am

J Mascis – “Fade Into You” (Mazzy Star Cover)

Dinosaur Jr. frontman and eternal guitar hero J Mascis now has his very own shoe, a collaboration with the L.A. company Keep. It's purple, with…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2013 - 11:31 am

Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their…
Andrew Youssef | April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm

15 Coachella 2012 Performances Not To Miss

COACHELLA BACK. And, this year, the bacchanalia stretches across two weekends featuring identical lineups, as well as an interim week of non-Coachella shows in L.A.,…
Stereogum | April 12, 2012 - 2:21 pm

Mazzy Star Plan Tour, LP Next

On Monday, the great '90s narco-folk duo returned, releasing the woozily beautiful comeback single "Common Burn"/"Lay Myself Down." And as it turns out, that's just…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2011 - 8:52 am

Mazzy Star – “Common Burn”

Earlier today we linked to "Lay Myself Down," one half of Mazzy Star's new double a-side comeback single. Now you can stream the other track…
Scott Lapatine | October 24, 2011 - 6:24 pm

Mazzy Star – “Lay Myself Down”

Just the other day, we wrote about Mazzy Star's return and linked to a couple of previews for two new songs, "Common Burn" and "Lay…
Corban Goble | October 24, 2011 - 3:48 pm

Preview Mazzy Star Comeback Single “Common Burn” b/w “Lay Myself Down”

Iconic '90s outfit Mazzy Star is set to return later this month, releasing two singles on 10/31. Hear previews of those singles, "Common Burn" and…
Corban Goble | October 18, 2011 - 9:00 am