Tag: The Primitives

New releases: R.E.M., The Primitives, KMFDM, Blancmange, The Mission, X’s Exene Cervenka

New releases: R.E.M., The Primitives, KMFDM, Blancmange, The Mission, X’s Exene Cervenka

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from R.E.M. (‘Collapse Into Now’), Blancmange (‘Blanc Burn’) and Exene Cervenka (‘The Excitement of Maybe’), plus a new EP from The Primitives, two mid-period reissues from The Mission and a new KMFDM single.

Stream: The Primitives’ ‘Never Kill a Secret’ — band’s first new music in 20 years

Stream: The Primitives’ ‘Never Kill a Secret’ — band’s first new music in 20 years

Reunited indie-pop combo The Primitives are back with their first new recordings in 20 years, and in case you didn’t catch ‘Never Kill a Secret’ — the title track off the band’s forthcoming EP — on this week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs radio show, you can now stream the track in its entirety here.

The Primitives record ‘Never Kill a Secret’ EP, first new music in 20 years; set U.K. tour

The Primitives record ‘Never Kill a Secret’ EP, first new music in 20 years; set U.K. tour

The Primitives will release their first new music in 20 years next spring in the form of the four-track ‘Never Kill a Secret’ EP — available as a 7-inch single or digital download — designed to coincide with a just-announced March tour of the U.K.

The Primitives recording first new music since 1991, hope to release ‘pretty soonish’

The Primitives recording first new music since 1991, hope to release ‘pretty soonish’

After initially cautioning that their reunion solely was about ‘nostalgia,’ the members of U.K. indie-pop act The Primitives have hit the studio to record their first new music since 1991’s ‘Galore,’ telling fans ‘hopefully there’ll be a new Primitives release pretty soonish.’

The Primitives extend reunion with European festivals, hint at U.S. dates this fall

The Primitives extend reunion with European festivals, hint at U.S. dates this fall

Reformed jangle-pop act The Primitives are extending their reunion with a quartet of just-announced shows in Europe and their native U.K. this summer — and are hinting at a return to the U.S. this fall following a successful New York City gig earlier this month.

The Primitives plan UK reunion tour in April

The Primitives plan UK reunion tour in April

Tweet Following their under-the-radar re-emergence in October after 17 years of inactivity, ’80s British indie-pop outfit The Primitives have booked a 10-date reunion tour of […]

Video: The Primitives playing ‘Crash’ and more at first U.K. reunion concert

Video: The Primitives playing ‘Crash’ and more at first U.K. reunion concert

Long-departed U.K. indie-pop act The Primitives — sometimes lumped together with the mid-to-late-’80s C86 scene — has somewhat quietly reformed, playing its first gigs in […]