Goodbye NME, thanks for the good times…
After 66 years the print edition of the New Music Express is coming to an end. For many decades it was the leading weekly music paper. It championed Punk, Acid House, Hip-Hop, Madchester, Grunge and Beatlemania. Sadly around the turn of the century it seemed to drop much of the music analysis to try and […]
Primal Scream to release Record Store Day 2016 single
Primal Scream are set to release a 12 inch single for Record Store Day 2016 featuring a cover of ‘Mantra For A State Of Mind’ by S-Express.
Listen to Bobby Gillespie’s Radio Hour
Bobby Gillespie appeared on The Guardian’s Radio Hour yesterday afternoon which was a really great show featuring a mix old tunes on the theme of cheating, you can listen again now.
Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down
Bobby Gillespie has put together a fantastic new compilation for Ace Records, ‘Bobby Gillespie Presents Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down’ is released on CD or 2XLP on November 27th 2015.
Watch a Primal Scream gig from 1987
Primal Scream played London’s ULU on 26th June 1987 and an old bootleg video of the gig has appeared on YouTube.
Watch Glasgow – The Outsiders documentary
Last year I mentioned a Channel 4 documentary about the Glasgow DIY scene of the early to mid-80s and The Splash One night that ran in the city from 85-86. The documentary is now online for you to watch below.
Jesus and Mary Chain expand back catalogue
The six studio albums by The Jesus and Mary Chain released between 1985 and 1998 will be reissued as expanded 2CD+DVD packages that include B-sides, live sessions, TV appearances and rare material. Slicing Up Eyeballs reports the reissue series — by the Edsel imprint of the UK-based Demon Music Group, which put out last year’s […]
Primal Scream’s Bobby Gillespie recruits The Who and Sex Pistols members for new band
NME.com reports that Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie has unveiled a unique one-off collaboration featuring members of the Sex Pistols and The Who. The side project, entitled Silver Machine, have been announced to perform a special covers show at London’s 1234 festival in Shoreditch on July 24. Sex Pistols bassist Glen Matlock, The Who and […]