Tag: Hope Sandoval

David Roback, co-founder of The Rain Parade, Opal and Mazzy Star, dead at 61

David Roback, co-founder of The Rain Parade, Opal and Mazzy Star, dead at 61

David Roback, who helped create the neo-psychedelic Paisley Underground scene of the 1980s through his bands The Rain Parade and Opal before gaining his greatest acclaim alongside Hope Sandoval in Mazzy Star, died Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported. More details right here.

Contest: Win vinyl test pressing of Mazzy Star’s new album ‘Seasons of Your Day’

Contest: Win vinyl test pressing of Mazzy Star’s new album ‘Seasons of Your Day’

The reunited Mazzy Star — David Roback of Rain Parade and Opal plus singer Hope Sandoval — next week will release Seasons of Your Day, their first new album in 17 years, and distribution company INgrooves has hooked us up with a purple test pressing of the album to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader.

Stream: Mazzy Star, ‘Seasons of Your Day’ — first new album in 17 years

Stream: Mazzy Star, ‘Seasons of Your Day’ — first new album in 17 years

Mazzy Star — the reunited dream-pop duo featuring David Roback of Rain Parade and Opal plus singer Hope Sandoval — next week will release Seasons of Your Day, the group’s first new album in 17 years, but you can listen to the whole record right now as we’ve got it streaming below via KCRW.

Mazzy Star announces North American tour in support of first new album in 17 years

Mazzy Star announces North American tour in support of first new album in 17 years

Mazzy Star — the reunited dream-pop duo that David Roback of Rain Parade and Opal formed in the late ’80s with then-future Jesus and Mary Chain collaborator Hope Sandoval — this week announced a 14-date North American tour this fall in support of Seasons of Your Day, the group’s first new album in 17 years.

Video: ‘Mad Men’ star Jessica Paré duets with The Jesus and Mary Chain in Buffalo, Toronto

Video: ‘Mad Men’ star Jessica Paré duets with The Jesus and Mary Chain in Buffalo, Toronto

The Jesus and Mary Chain are no strangers to enlisting singing actresses for on-stage duets — Scarlett Johansson famously joined the band at Coachella to sing ‘Just Like Honey’ — and now they drafted ‘Mad Men’ star Jessica Paré to pitch in on ‘Sometimes Always’ and ‘Just Like Honey’ at two recent North American shows.