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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 limited-edition 7″ that came with Mascis’ personalized sneakers, so don’t feel bad if you missed it. Last night, Mascis played the song for NBC cameras. Mascis was the musical guest… More »

By: 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 Mexico. (Here’s our report from last year.) Over the course of three nights, the band debuted three new songs that fans are calling “Big D,” “Compound,” and “Only Memories.” They… More »

By: 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 covering it. Though they’ve included the song in live sets, the synth-pop trio went into the studio to record this version, and they brought along a little help: Nikolai Fraiture… More »

By: 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 had a lot of material to pick from when figuring out what their Record Store Day exclusive would be. They chose “I’m Less Here,” a track that’s been floating around… More »

By: 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 turn, last night on Fallon they made their first TV appearance since the ’90s, performing “California” under appropriately moody lighting. Watch it below. More »

By: 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, the band premiered a stream of the entire album via NPR. Now, the band have also shared a new video for “California.” Check it out below, and in case you… More »

By: 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 consistently during the 17-year break since 1996’s Among My Swan. Now they’re finally getting around to releasing another album, Seasons Of Your Day, and fans like Michael are “not evenMore »

By: Chris DeVille / September 16, 2013 - 11:56 am

Q&A: Mazzy Star Talk (A Little) About Seasons Of Your Day, Their First New Album In 17 Years

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 »

By: T. Cole Rachel / September 11, 2013 - 12:30 pm

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 of the new album, Seasons Of Your Day. You can hear the single “California” and check out forthcoming album’s tracklist here. Tour dates below. More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / September 9, 2013 - 2:55 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: July 2013

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 »

By: Amrit Singh / July 31, 2013 - 11:32 am

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 tomorrow, but nothing Mazzy Star might do in 2013 could be more beautiful than what Widowspeak are actually doing right here.” Well, Mazzy Star have given me a chance to… More »

By: 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 a design on the back that’s made to look like Mascis’s guitar strap, and it comes with a 7″ picture disc from Mascis. On that single, Mascis covers a song… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 15, 2013 - 11:31 am

The Top 20 Albums We’ve Been Waiting For Forever

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.

For more tha… More »

By: Lauretta Charlton / June 26, 2012 - 11:54 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 second fest go-around. John Fogerty joined the Black Keys, Annie Clark of St. Vincent sang with Andrew Bird, and Thom Yorke came out during Modeselektor’s set to perform “Shipwreck.” The… More »

By: 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., so if you’re looking for live music in your city and there’s none to be had outside of that one bar band that always plays Happy Hour on Tuesdays at… More »

By: 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 a taste of what’s to come. According to NME, the group is planning to release an as-yet-untitled new album in 2012; it’ll be their first since 1996’s Among My Swan. More »

By: 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 “Common Burn” below, thanks apparently to its accidental early addition to Spotify. It’s the beloved ’90s band’s first new single in 15 years. More »

By: 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 Myself Down.” Today, the B-side “Lay Myself Down” has surfaced. Hear the track at Pitchfork. More »

By: 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 “Lay Myself Down” via their Amazon pages. While singer Hope Sandoval has remained active with her band the Warm Inventions, this is the first new music from Mazzy Star, which… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 18, 2011 - 9:00 am

ATP NY Adds Sunn O))), Boris, Tortoise, Hope Sandoval

We gave you a preliminary rundown of this fall’s ATP NY, but the folks at ATP have thrown Tortoise, Bardo Pond, and Sleepy Sun onto the bill and guest curator Jim Jarmusch added folks to his Sunday showcase. In addition to Jarmusch’s previously mentioned cast of Brian Jonestown Massacre, Raekwon, Girls, Fucked Up, Wooden Shjips,… More »

By: brandon / March 25, 2010 - 11:01 am
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