Tag: My Bloody Valentine

New releases: My Bloody Valentine reissues (really), plus J Mascis’ Heavy Blanket

New releases: My Bloody Valentine reissues (really), plus J Mascis’ Heavy Blanket

This week’s new releases include — at long last — the reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two studio albums, plus a compilation of EPs and unreleased tracks, as well as the new self-titled debut from Heavy Blanket, a project that finds Dinosaur Jr’s J Mascis playing ‘psych-drenched instrumental blues jams.’

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 22-28, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Depeche Mode, The Cult, The Charlatans, Duran Duran and Men Without Hats — plus a new Peter Gabriel live CD giveaway.

My Bloody Valentine releases possible photographic evidence of alleged reissues

My Bloody Valentine releases possible photographic evidence of alleged reissues

With My Bloody Valentine’s reissues now due out in a little more than a week, Sony today offered up the first photographic evidence of their existence, posting photos of the what purports to be the packaging of the two reissues and the new ‘EPs 1988-1991’ compilation on the band’s Facebook page.

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, Morrissey, Bob Mould’s Sugar, Dave Gahan, Dead Can Dance, The Wedding Present, Paul Weller, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Ministry and a joint tour with The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke.

Sony: My Bloody Valentine ‘Isn’t Anything,’ ‘Loveless’ reissues, ‘EPs 1988-1991’ out in May

Sony: My Bloody Valentine ‘Isn’t Anything,’ ‘Loveless’ reissues, ‘EPs 1988-1991’ out in May

After years of delays, Sony Music today announced that remastered version of My Bloody Valentine’s two albums — 1988′s ‘Isn’t Anything’ and 1991’s ‘Loveless’ — finally will be released this May alongside the new 2CD set ‘EPs 1988-1991,’ which will compile EPs, B-sides and three previously unreleased tracks.

The Week in Rock: Feb. 26-March 3, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 26-March 3, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes news about The The, Dave Gahan, Peter Murphy, The Cure, The dB’s, Elvis Costello, The Stranglers, Dead Can Dance, Peter Hook, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, The La’s and much more.

My Bloody Valentine ‘EPs 1988-1991’ due in May, but reissues vanish from schedule

My Bloody Valentine ‘EPs 1988-1991’ due in May, but reissues vanish from schedule

It’s good news/bad news for My Bloody Valentine fans: The endlessly delayed reissue of 1988’s ‘Isn’t Anything’ and 1991’s ‘Loveless’ — the latter featuring an unreleased alternate mix by Kevin Shields — no longer have release dates, but Sony Music is planning to release an MBV disc entitled ‘EPs 1988-1991’ this spring.

The Week in Rock: Sept. 4-10, 2011

The Week in Rock: Sept. 4-10, 2011

Welcome to Slicing Up Eyeballs’ new weekly feature: the Week in Rock, which, as its name implies, rounds up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past, uh, week. Basically, it’s one-stop shopping for any readers who might have been too busy during the week to keep tabs on all the headlines.

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.

Linkage: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ at 20, plus PiL’s ‘Album,’ Peter Hook and Pixies

Linkage: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ at 20, plus PiL’s ‘Album,’ Peter Hook and Pixies

In this latest round-up stuff, we’ve got an assessment of My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ at 20, an audio documentary on Public Image Ltd.’s ‘Album,’ an interview with Joy Division’s Peter Hook and a studio multitrack of Black Francis’ vocals on the Pixies’ ‘Monkey Gone to Heaven.’

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

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

Like clockwork, our MBV Watch feature notches another entry as a sharp-eyed reader points out that HMV is now listing the long-rumored, barely-believed reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two albums — 1988’s ‘Isn’t Anything’ and 1991’s ‘Loveless’ — as coming out March 14.