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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

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: The Jesus And Mary Chain Damage And Joy

This year, Psychocandy, the Jesus And Mary Chain's first album, turns 32. As it happens, that's the same age, more or less, that rock 'n'
Tom Breihan | March 17, 2017 - 9:29 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A moment of silence for the Grammys, please. .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Thank you.
Stereogum | February 17, 2017 - 4:45 pm

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Watch The Jesus & Mary Chain Duet With Sky Ferreira On Colbert

Earlier this year, permanently cool Scottish fuzz-pop overlords the Jesus And Mary Chain released Damage And Joy, their first album in 17 years, and it…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2017 - 8:49 am

Stream The Jesus And Mary Chain Damage And Joy

Today is the day that the great, bleary-eyed Scottish rock band the Jesus And Mary Chain release Damage And Joy, their first new album in…
Tom Breihan | March 24, 2017 - 10:22 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

A moment of silence for the Grammys, please. .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. Thank you.
Stereogum | February 17, 2017 - 4:45 pm

The Jesus And Mary Chain – “Always Sad”

The Jesus And Mary Chain have never, over the entire course of their career, recorded a bad song. And now, as they're getting ready to…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2017 - 8:41 am

Beach Slang – “Sometimes Always” (The Jesus & Mary Chain Cover)

Beach Slang are releasing the second installment of their covers mixtape series next week, and today they've shared their take on the Jesus & Mary…
James Rettig | February 1, 2017 - 10:33 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Our year-end coverage rolled along this week. We chose our our favorite songs, and looked at the best…
Stereogum | December 9, 2016 - 4:40 pm

The Jesus And Mary Chain – “Amputation”

The Jesus And Mary Chain just announced their first album in 18 years, Damage And Joy, this morning, confirming what Creation Records founder Alan McGee…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 11:52 am

The Jesus And Mary Chain Announce Damage And Joy, First Album In 18 Years

Last month, Creation Records founder Alan McGee claimed that the Jesus And Mary Chain, the great '80s and '90s noise-pop alchemists, had recorded a new
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2016 - 8:43 am

The Jesus And Mary Chain To Release First Album In 19 Years

Beautifully damaged noise-pop romantics the Jesus And Mary Chain never released a single bad song during all their years of existence, but it's been a…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2016 - 1:12 pm

Honeyuck – “Best Thought”

Honeyuck's 2015 debut tape very tiny songs was made up of just that: small songs that charted even smaller emotions -- the sort of micro-jolts…
James Rettig | May 31, 2016 - 1:04 pm

The Jesus And Mary Chain Working On First Album Since The ’90s

The Jesus And Mary Chain have been teasing a follow-up to 1998's Munki since at least 2007, and basically every time they give an interview,…
Caitlin White | October 1, 2015 - 10:40 am

12 Memorable Moments From FYF Fest 2015

FYF is a weird festival. Tucked away at LA's Exposition Park, tucked away towards the end of the summer—this isn't one of the big blockbuster…
Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Photos: NorthSide Festival (Denmark) 2015

Not to be confused with Brooklyn's Northside Festival, Denmark's NorthSide Festival (note the capitalization!) takes place ever June in Aarhaus Denmark, and the fest celebrated…
Stereogum | June 19, 2015 - 11:14 am
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