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31 Essential Shoegaze Tracks

"Shoegaze" was not initially meant as a compliment. Like "impressionists" (used dismissively by an art critic in 1874), "Krautrock," or more recently "deplorable(s)," the phrase…
Zach Schonfeld | June 14, 2017 - 12:17 pm

The Anniversary

The Trainspotting Soundtrack Turns 20

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,…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2016 - 11:51 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Primal Scream Songs

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…
Paula Mejia | April 15, 2016 - 11:56 am

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Hear Strand Of Oaks Cover The Stone Roses, Primal Scream, & Phish For Lagniappe Sessions

Last week, Timothy Showalter, the raw Midwestern rock 'n' roller who records as Strand Of Oaks, released his new album Hard Love. And after the…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 10:16 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Primal Scream Songs

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…
Paula Mejia | April 15, 2016 - 11:56 am

Primal Scream – “Mantra For A State Of Mind” (S’Express Cover) (Feat. Spiritualized’s Jason Pierce)

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…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2016 - 12:57 pm

Primal Scream – “Where The Light Gets In” (Feat. Sky Ferreira)

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…
James Rettig | February 1, 2016 - 10:18 am

Primal Scream Announce New Album Chaosmosis

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…
James Rettig | December 7, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Watch Sky Ferreira Debut New Material & Cover Hole’s “Asking For It” With DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith

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…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2014 - 12:52 pm

R.I.P. Robert “Throb” Young

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…
Tom Breihan | September 11, 2014 - 12:12 pm

Here’s The Tracklist For The C86 Deluxe Reissue

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,…
Miles Bowe | March 13, 2014 - 2:54 pm

Primal Scream – “Goodbye Johnny” Video

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"
Brie Roche lilliott | December 2, 2013 - 11:51 am

C86 Getting Expanded Reissue

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…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 23, 2013 - 4:43 pm

Watch Haim Sing With Primal Scream At Glastonbury

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…
Liz Pelly | June 30, 2013 - 1:59 pm

Stream Primal Scream More Light

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…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2013 - 3:04 pm

Interview

Q&A: Primal Scream Frontman Bobby Gillespie On His Band’s Excellent New Album, The Legacy Of Screamadelica, And The Sad State Of Music In 2013

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…
T. Cole Rachel | May 13, 2013 - 1:12 pm
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