Kevin Shields

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    August 26, 2013

    FYF Fest Day Two: My Bloody Valentine, MGMT, Baroness and More (PHOTOS)

    FYF Fest, Day Two Sunday, August 25, 2013 Los Angeles State Historic Park The 10th annual FYF Fest ended with My Bloody Valentine blowing out a monitor. While it was disappointing to hear the seminal shoegaze band's wall of sound come and go, it seemed like an appropriate ending to an epic weekend f ... More >>

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    January 28, 2013

    My Bloody Valentine Might Release Its New Album Any Day Now

    22 years after the shoegaze masterpiece Loveless was released, My Bloody Valentine main man Kevin Shields has announced that the band could finally release its third album any day now. According to the band's Facebook page, the album was mastered on December 21, meaning the long-awaited release migh ... More >>

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    October 11, 2011

    Seven Extraordinarily LOUD Live Bands (and Jucifer)

    ​There's something about LOUDNESS that's deeply appealing to fans of rock 'n' roll, especially when it comes to a live performance. The visceral shock, the days of tinnitus... it all coheres into something that transcends a recording and delineates the difference between headphones at home and ... More >>

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    February 12, 2011

    Lisa Savidge: Lisa Savidge

    Lisa Savidge​​Artist: Lisa SavidgeTitle: Lisa SavidgeBasics. Lisa Savidge. Nah, I'm just messing with you. Phoenix shoegaze/post rock/post punk quintet Lisa Savidge marks a first for YAFI -- an album that comes out within a day of getting the YAFI treatment. There's been plenty of healthy h ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Yuck at Rhythm Room Last Night

    Yuck​YuckThursday, February 10, 2011Rhythm Room, PhoenixMy ears are still ringing as I write this, and I couldn't be happier. Normally, I loathe doling out such large amounts of damage to my eardrums, but if it was at the hands of North London buzz band Yuck, then I think I can take it. Shoegaze i ... More >>

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    May 3, 2007

    Beyond Compare

    There is something new under the (Silver)sun

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    August 31, 2006

    Primal Scream

    Riot City Blues

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    January 1, 2004

    Original Soul

    This time, it's personal: Our look back at an intimate year in music.

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    March 30, 2000

    Race for the Prize

    After a monumental 1999, the Flaming Lips return to the road, ponder their legacy and look toward the future

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    October 14, 1999
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    April 10, 1997