Rostam of Vampire Weekend remixed The Blow
While not as unexpected as My Bloody Valentine or Mazzy Star , The Blow released their first new full-length in seven years , which NPR's Bob Boilen just named his #1 album of 2013 .
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Inside Bay Area
Top 10 concerts 2013: Timberlake, Jay Z, My Bloody Valentine and more
I saw approximately 150 concerts in 2013. Many of them were forgettable. And there are a few that I'd sure like to forget.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
"Can you lick my Skittles?" is the new "Hurry up with my damn croissants." Beyonc has delivered countless surprises in her 15 years on top of the music world, but she's never dropped a bombshell like this.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Dozy, fuzz-toned pop dies on the vine when it roots in the messily lackadaisical - take the example of shoegazing beyond the epic savagery of My Bloody Valentine.
The Badger Herald Online
The best albums of 2013
So this is what 22 years of silence sounds like: one of the heaviest albums of 2013.
Best of 2013: Whitneya s favorite albums
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Tue Dec 10, 2013
River Cities' Reader
Try to Keep Up: Muscle Worship, December 16 at Bier Stube
There's a perfectly practical reason the Kansas-based band Muscle Worship uses umlauts in its name - to protect people who would rather not know about a particular sexual fetish.
Swervedriver Gaze Ahead on First New Song in 15 Years, 'Deep Wound'
My Bloody Valentine aren't the only reunited '90s shoegaze giants dropping new material that advances the spirit of their classic period.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Best of 2013: Derek See of the Bang Shares his Album Picks for 2013
Few people in the South Bay know more about classic soul, psychedelic rock and other traditional genres than the Bang's Derek See.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Countdown of 2013's top 25 tunes
To buy or order some of these, as well as loads of other great music, you can head over to the nice people at Sound It Out Records in Stockton, the last surviving independent record shop in Teesside .
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Listen: The War On Drugs, "Red Eyes"
The War On Drugs and their great 2011 album Slave Ambient used to be blurbed about as the Sons of Springsteen as adopted by My Bloody Valentine.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Kevin Shields Suspects Liam Gallagher Was Protected By Officials
My Bloody Valentine frontman Kevin Shields suspects Liam Gallagher was 'protected' by the British Establishment during his cocaine-fuelled wildman years in the 1990s.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Ride - Going Blank Again
Ride 's first album, Nowhere , was, in my view, the classic album of the shoegaze genre.