Tag: Isn’t Anything

My Bloody Valentine prep vinyl reissues, announce plans to record 2 new albums

My Bloody Valentine prep vinyl reissues, announce plans to record 2 new albums

As promised, shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine delivered some news today, announcing that the band’s “full catalog” is now streaming, and vinyl reissues of 1988’s Isn’t Anything, 1991’s Loveless, 2013’s m b v will be released in May. Full details right here.

MBV Watch: Kevin Shields prepping new My Bloody Valentine album for 2018?

MBV Watch: Kevin Shields prepping new My Bloody Valentine album for 2018?

The time has come once again, it appears, to dust off our old MBV Watch feature, as rumors now are swirling about reclusive guitar-noise genius Kevin Shields being at work on a new My Bloody Valentine album — the follow-up to 2013’s mbv — for release sometime next year. Here’s what we know.

My Bloody Valentine in Japan: Kevin Shields and Co. set to play Tokyo, Osaka in February

My Bloody Valentine in Japan: Kevin Shields and Co. set to play Tokyo, Osaka in February

With the My Bloody Valentine’s long-delayed reissues now out and Kevin Shields talking openly about a new album, it appears 2013 will see actual MBV activity: The band is scheduled to perform three concerts in Japan next February, which would mark the dormant group’s first performances since 2009.

My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ reissue: Are the 2 remastered discs mislabeled?

My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ reissue: Are the 2 remastered discs mislabeled?

Now that My Bloody Valentine’s long-delayed reissues are finally out, the Analog Loyalist who runs the Power of Independent Trucking blog says there’s a packaging foul-up with ‘Loveless’: the two discs, featuring separate masterings of the 1991 album, are reversed.

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.’

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues bumped to 2011

MBV Watch: My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless,’ ‘Isn’t Anything’ reissues bumped to 2011

The long-rumored, little-believed reissues of My Bloody Valentine’s two albums — 1988’s ‘Isn’t Anything’ and 1991’s ‘Loveless’ — have been delayed for the umpteenth time, and now are due Jan. 24, 2011, according to Amazon.co.uk.