Primal Scream

I saw Trainspotting with my dad. This was a bad idea. I don’t know what I was thinking. If I’d gone with literally anyone else, I could’ve gotten lost in… More »


10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Primal Scream Songs

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Throughout their 30+ years as a band, Glasgow’s Primal Scream have always operated on the preternatural need to be in flux; a creature poised on the promise of evolution. This… More »

S’Express was this weird conceptual house-music project that had a few huge hits in the UK in the late ’80s. They’ve been kind of lost to history, but they were… More »

Primal Scream have teamed up with Sky Ferreira for “Where The Light Gets In,” the first single from their upcoming new album Chaosmosis. It’s a big and bright electro-pop duet,… More »


Primal Scream have just announced the release of a new album, the follow-up to 2013’s More Light. It’s called Chaosmosis, is the UK group’s 11th album, and will be released… More »

Sky Ferreira debuted new material at the Belasco Theater in L.A. last night. She also brought DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith on stage for a cover of Hole’s “Asking For It.” More »

R.I.P. Robert “Throb” Young

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The Guardian reports that Robert “Throb” Young, former guitarist for the great Primal Scream, has passed away. Police found his body in his Sussex, England apartment on Tuesday. No cause… More »


Last year we reported the iconic NME-compiled cassette compilation C86 would be given a massive reissue with an expanded track list. Now that full list, which takes the original 22… More »

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In May Primal Scream released More Light, a groovy, hypnotic album reminiscent of their music from the late ’80s. They’ve already released videos for “2013” and “It’s Alright, It’s OK,” More »

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It has been reported that the famed Rough Trade-released, NME-compiled indie-pop cassette tape compilation C86 is getting an expanded reissue on 2xCD via Cherry Red Records. According to the Facebook… More »


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The Glastonbury Music Festival is happening this weekend in Pilton, UK. Haim played the fest, and also took the stage again later to sing with Primal Scream on “Rocks.” Check… More »

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Madchester originals Primal Scream have been switching up their sound from album to album for so long now that they’ve finally doubled up and returned to one of their older… More »

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Of all the UK bands to make it big throughout the ’80s and early ’90s, Primal Scream may very well be remembered as one of the weirdest — and the… More »


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The strummy, Stonesy, gospel-inflected “It’s Alright, It’s OK” is the best new Primal Scream song in many years, and its new video, from directors Douglas Hart and Ben Crook really… More »

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Veteran Scottish drug-rockers Primal Scream have a new album called More Light coming out soon, and we’ve already posted their confrontational “2013” video. But the second of the album’s tracks… More »