Tag: Kevin Shields

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues bumped to 2012

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues bumped to 2012

A fall 2011 release for My Bloody Valentine’s reissue of ‘Loveless’ certainly seemed to make sense, given the 20th anniversary of its original release looms on Nov. 4. Yet it’s not to be: the reissues of ‘Loveless’ and its precursor ‘Isn’t Anything’ have been pushed into 2012.

Milestones: Kevin Shields is 48 today; watch My Bloody Valentine concert from 1989

Milestones: Kevin Shields is 48 today; watch My Bloody Valentine concert from 1989

We interrupt our ongoing MBV Watch feature to mark the birthday of Kevin Shields — he’s 48 today — by presenting this full 14-song, 53-minute ‘Isn’t Anything’-era My Bloody Valentine concert filmed at the University of London Union on Feb. 16, 1989.

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues pushed to September

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues pushed to September

In our last installment of MBV Watch, we reported a new May release date for the long-rumored, near-mythical reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two albums: 1988’s ‘Isn’t Anything’ and 1991’s ‘Loveless.’ Now they’ve been bumped to September.

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues delayed until May

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues delayed until May

When last week checked in with MBV Watch, the long-rumored, near-mythical reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Isn’t Anything’ and ‘Loveless’ were due to come out this week. Of course that didn’t happen.

Primal Scream taps Kevin Shields to remaster ‘Screamadelica’ for 20th anniversary box set

Primal Scream taps Kevin Shields to remaster ‘Screamadelica’ for 20th anniversary box set

Primal Scream will celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘Screamadelica’ next year with a lavish 4CD/1DVD/2LP box set highlighted by ‘a new cut of the album’ made with occasional collaborator Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine.

Video: Spacemen 3 reunites with MBV’s Kevin Shields filling in for absent Jason Pierce

Video: Spacemen 3 reunites with MBV’s Kevin Shields filling in for absent Jason Pierce

Three weeks ago, fabled drone-rockers Spacemen 3 reunited for a short benefit gig in London, and while co-founder and current Spiritualized frontman Jason Pierce didn’t participate, the band was filled out with special guests that included My Bloody Valentine recluse Kevin Shields and Pat Fish of The Jazz Butcher.

New releases: Paul Weller’s new CD, plus Arcadia, Jesus and Mary Chain reissues

New releases: Paul Weller’s new CD, plus Arcadia, Jesus and Mary Chain reissues

This week’s new releases include ‘Wake Up the Nation,’ the 10th studio album from The Jam’s Paul Weller, plus reissues of Duran Duran spinoff Arcadia’s ‘So Red the Rose’ (CD/DVD) and The Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Darklands’ (vinyl).

My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues finally due out in January

My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues finally due out in January

Tweet The long-delayed CD reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two classic studio albums — both newly remastered by the band’s reclusive aural mastermind, Kevin Shields […]