England’s Glastonbury festival will return this summer with sets by The Jesus and Mary Chain, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream and more.
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Denise Johnson, the Manchester-born singer whose soulful voice lifted the music of Primal Scream — most memorably on Screamadelica — A Certain Ratio, New Order and more has died at the age of 56, according to U.K. press reports and musicians she’d worked with. No cause of death has been announced.
Two key drummers of the early post-punk era — The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Creatures — have formed a new band called LXB that could release its already-recorded debut album before the end of this year, the two announced during an interview on Sirius XM’s Volume.
Andrew Weatherall, the famed British DJ, musician, remixer and producer who helped Primal Scream craft its genre-flipping early masterpiece Screamadelica, died in a London hospital Monday after suffering a pulmonary embolism, according to his publicists. He was 56. Full details right here.
This is a round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include titles by Sebadoh, The Waterboys, Stray Cats, Primal Scream, Sting and Morrissey.
Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. (Since we missed last week’s round-up, this includes titles that came out this past Friday, too.)
Nick Cave has been ending the shows on his current tour with the Bad Seeds by filling the stage with fans during blistering performances of “Stagger Lee,” then bringing things way down with a trance-like “Push the Sky Away” in which he often climbs out into the audience. Saturday night in London, he found a friend in the crowd.
Last night, The Jesus and Mary Chain played the EDP Vilar de Mouros festival in Portugal, a bill that included The Mission and Primal Scream — presenting an ideal opportunity for the Reid brothers to reunite with their original drummer, Primals frontman Bobby Gillepsie. Watch that onstage reunion here.
After scrubbing a short set of U.S. dates last year to support 2013’s More Light, Bobby Gillespie will bring Primal Scream back to North America this May for a nine-date run that will begin with a previously announced set at the Austin Psych Fest’s three-day Levitation festival in Texas alongside The Jesus and Mary Chain.
Following up a brief, four-date California tour last October, Bobbie Gillespie will bring Primal Scream back to North America next spring for a dozen more just-announced concerts in the U.S. and Canada in support of the long-running band’s 10th studio album, More Light, which was released earlier this year.
Bobbie Gillespie will bring Primal Scream back to the West Coast of the U.S. for the first time in four years this October when the band plays four concerts in four California cities — San Francisco, Los Angeles, Pomona and Solana Beach — in support its 10th studio album, More Light, which was released earlier this year.
This week’s new releases include brand new studio albums from Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy, Julian Cope, Steve Kilbey of The Church and Primal Scream, plus an expanded reissue and new rarities compilation from The Chameleons and a live vinyl release from The Fall.
This week’s new releases including expanded reissues of R.E.M.’s ‘Green’ and The Breeders’ ‘Last Splash,’ new studio albums from The Fall and Primal Scream), five-disc box sets from Love and Rockets and Gary Numan, a vintage Devo live album, a Talking Heads vinyl reissue and a budget Simple Minds best-of.
The lineup for this summer’s Glastonbury festival was announced today, and it’s an utter monstrosity, with headliners The Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons joined by a seemingly endless list of bands, including Primal Scream, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Elvis Costello, Billy Bragg and more.