Tag: Primal Scream

JAMC, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream playing Glastonbury

JAMC, Pet Shop Boys, The Waterboys, Crowded House, Primal Scream playing Glastonbury

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.

Denise Johnson, whose voice lifted Primal Scream, A Certain Ratio and New Order, dies

Denise Johnson, whose voice lifted Primal Scream, A Certain Ratio and New Order, dies

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.

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

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, British DJ, remixer and co-producer of ‘Screamadelica,’ dead at 56

Andrew Weatherall, British DJ, remixer and co-producer of ‘Screamadelica,’ dead at 56

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.

New releases: Sebadoh, The Waterboys, Stray Cats, Primal Scream, Sting, Morrissey

New releases: Sebadoh, The Waterboys, Stray Cats, Primal Scream, Sting, Morrissey

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.

New releases: R.E.M., Nitzer Ebb, Camouflage, Elvis Costello, Belly, David Bowie, Cocteau Twins

New releases: R.E.M., Nitzer Ebb, Camouflage, Elvis Costello, Belly, David Bowie, Cocteau Twins

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.)

Watch: Nick Cave finds Bobby Gillespie in London audience for show-closing duet

Watch: Nick Cave finds Bobby Gillespie in London audience for show-closing duet

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.

Watch: The Jesus and Mary Chain reunites with Bobby Gillespie on ‘Psychocandy’ songs

Watch: The Jesus and Mary Chain reunites with Bobby Gillespie on ‘Psychocandy’ songs

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.

Primal Scream announce North American tour this May in support of ‘More Light’

Primal Scream announce North American tour this May in support of ‘More Light’

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.

Primal Scream sets 12-date North American tour, debuts ‘Goodbye Johnny’ video

Primal Scream sets 12-date North American tour, debuts ‘Goodbye Johnny’ video

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.

Primal Scream returns to the U.S. for 4-date West Coast in support of ‘More Light’

Primal Scream returns to the U.S. for 4-date West Coast in support of ‘More Light’

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.

New releases: Mark Mulcahy, Julian Cope, The Chameleons, Steve Kilbey, Primal Scream, The Fall

New releases: Mark Mulcahy, Julian Cope, The Chameleons, Steve Kilbey, Primal Scream, The Fall

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.

New releases: R.E.M., The Fall, Primal Scream, Love and Rockets, Devo, Breeders, Talking Heads

New releases: R.E.M., The Fall, Primal Scream, Love and Rockets, Devo, Breeders, Talking Heads

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.

Glastonbury 2013: Nick Cave, Primal Scream, PiL, Tom Tom Club, Johnny Marr — and more

Glastonbury 2013: Nick Cave, Primal Scream, PiL, Tom Tom Club, Johnny Marr — and more

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.