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A few months into my freshman year of high school the resident musical genius in our class gave me a dubbed cassette copy of the Jesus And Mary Chain’s 1985 debut, Psychocandy. At that point I was almost exclusively interested in heavier music and skeptical of everything else. But when my 13-year-old self put o… 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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Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm

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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,…
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Photos: Primavera Sound 2013

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Amrit Singh | August 6, 2012 - 11:13 am

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Scottish noise legends The Jesus And Mary Chain wrapped up their short tour of California last night will a beautifully noisy set at the House…
Andrew Youssef | June 18, 2012 - 6:19 pm

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Tom Breihan | January 31, 2012 - 9:58 am

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brandon | July 12, 2011 - 11:55 am

Dead Rock West Cover Jesus & Mary Chain

Active now for almost a decade, SoCal roots rockers Dead Rock West have chosen a righteous path on their latest collection Bright Morning Stars. “These…
Scott Lapatine | March 31, 2011 - 10:25 am

Ben Bridwell & Courtney Jaye Cover Jesus & Mary Chain

The Band Of Horses frontman makes like Jim Reid and Courtney Jay plays Hope Sandoval on this lite-country cover of Stoned & Dethroned’s “Sometimes Always.”…
brandon | January 14, 2010 - 1:56 pm

Heroes Taps Wilco, Death Cab, My Morning Jacket, The Jesus & Mary Chain For Soundtrack

Heroes doesn't normally give us a lot of reasons to mention it, as pop music is rarely incorporated into their scenes about staving off the…
Amrit Singh | February 28, 2008 - 7:42 pm

Stephin Merritt Is Psycho For Psychocandy

Listening to the super duper Distortion — which we’ve already prematurely sainted — it’s pretty clear Stephin Merritt likes the Jesus & Mary Chain and…
Stereogum | January 7, 2008 - 10:34 am

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Stereogum | April 28, 2007 - 1:02 pm

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