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The Anniversary

XTRMNTR Turns 20

Three days into the new year, the top trending topics on Twitter were Coachella and World War III -- a combination that perfectly sums up…
Stuart Berman | January 31, 2020 - 11:00 am

Sounding Board

With The Cure, Smashing Pumpkins, and Vampire Weekend, NOS Alive 2019 Went All-In On Big Headliners

Each July, the festival NOS Alive takes over a stretch of land just off the water in Lisbon. If your Instagram feed is anything like…
Ryan Leas | July 14, 2019 - 2:37 pm

Ultimate Playlist

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

More Primal Scream stories

Peaky Blinders Announces Music Festival

Dowwwn't faahhhck with the Paykay Bloyndas! But dewwwww gow to the Paykay Bloyndas' mewwwwwsic festavoo!
Tom Breihan | August 2, 2019 - 12:11 pm

Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie Is Gonna Sit Out This Skibidi Challenge Thankyouverymuch

The Skibidi Challenge is, apparently, the latest viral dance challenge sweeping the internet. I've never heard of it -- I think it might be a…
Peter Helman | October 19, 2018 - 5:44 pm

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

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

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
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