Tag: Mazzy Star

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.

Watch J Mascis cover Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Watch J Mascis cover Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis returned to “Late Night With Seth Meyers” last night to promote his latest album, Tied to a Star, performing the single “Every Morning” on air, and then sticking around for a web-only cover of Mazzy Star’s 1993 hit “Fade Into You.”

Premiere: Mazzy Star debuts video for new Record Store Day single ‘I’m Less Here’

Premiere: Mazzy Star debuts video for new Record Store Day single ‘I’m Less Here’

The 2014 installment of Record Store Day finally is upon us, and one of the scores of acts participating in this year’s extravaganza is the recently reunited Mazzy Star, who today release a limited-edition “Coke-bottle” clear vinyl 7-inch featuring two previously unreleased tracks: “I’m Less Here” and “Things.”

Watch Mazzy Star perform ‘California’ on Fallon in first TV appearance in 20 years

Watch Mazzy Star perform ‘California’ on Fallon in first TV appearance in 20 years

Mazzy Star dropped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to promote its comeback album Seasons of Your Day with its first television performance in nearly two decades. The group, shrouded in darkness, performed lead single “California,” which you can watch here.

New releases: Nirvana, Mazzy Star, New Model Army, Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, Waitresses

New releases: Nirvana, Mazzy Star, New Model Army, Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, Waitresses

This week’s new releases include a 20th anniversary reissue of Nirvana’s ‘In Utero,’ the first new album from Mazzy Star in 17 years, new records from New Model Army, The MIssion and Peter Buck’s Tired Pony, plus a live Bryan Ferry DVD, a Waitresses compilation and more.

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.

New releases: Rain Parade’s ‘Crashing Dream,’ Lucy Show’s ‘…undone’ on CD for first time

New releases: Rain Parade’s ‘Crashing Dream,’ Lucy Show’s ‘…undone’ on CD for first time

Tweet Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, reissues and/or box sets. ARTIST: Rain Parade RELEASE: Crashing Dream BACKSTORY: One of the leading […]