Another release for Record Store Day this year is a live version of Psychocandy on vinyl.
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.
As The Jesus & Mary Chain prepare to embark on the next leg of their 30th anniversary ‘Psychocandy’ tour, we take a look back at their most famous gigs before they released the legendary album.
The week Ride, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Primal Scream took on the pop charts.
Following their appearances at the Austin Psych Festival in May both Primal Scream and The Jesus & Mary Chain have announced North American tour dates. Slicing Up Eyeballs states that Primal Scream will be playing the following dates: May 9 – Levitation Festival, Austin, TX Read more
With the second leg of their Psychocandy tour due to begin in a few weeks, Culturebox have released a video of the band performing their classic 1984 Creation single ‘Upside Down’ in Paris.
The best festival line-up of next year looks like it’s already been announced as Primal Scream and The Jesus & Mary Chain are confirmed to play Austin Psych Fest in May.
The Jesus and Mary Chain continue their 30th anniversary celebrations of ‘Psychocandy’ by adding another handful of dates to the tour.
This year marks 30 years since the Jesus and Mary Chain released their debut single ‘Upside Down’ on Creation and NME reports that the band are to take their 1985 album ‘Psychocandy’ on the road and play a handful of UK dates later this year.
On 2nd December, The Jesus And Mary Chain Vinyl Collection will be released through Demon Records, exclusively for European customers via the new store (www.myplaydirect.com/jesus-and-mary-chain). Limited to 1500 numbered copies, the collection will include the 6 studio albums, 2LPs of BBC sessions, a live BBC Read more
Slicing Up Eyeballs reports that a Jesus & Mary Chain biography is due in October.
My Bloody Valentine, the Jesus and Mary Chain, Bob Mould and Dexy’s are all set to play Primavera in Barcelona.
With only a few days to go, this is your last chance to pledge towards the Beautiful Noise documentary.
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 Read more
Alan McGee gave a great interview with Jo Whiley on Radio 2 this week, Jo was as enthusiastic as ever and played tracks by the House of Love, Primal Scream, Jesus and Mary Chain and Oasis. In the interview they discuss the Television Personalities, the Read more
Sonic Cathedral recently celebrated the Jesus and Mary Chain with a radio featuring tracks the band have either covered or cover version of their own songs.
Between 1983 and 1998 The Jesus and Mary Chain undertook many line-up changes from their Creation debut single until their final album back on Creation in 1998. Although the band briefly reunited for some gigs a decade later, this family tree features all the changes Read more
November 1st marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Psychocandy, the Jesus & Mary Chain’s debut album. To celebrate Jim Reid has given an interview to the Von Pip Musical Express where he talks about the album comparing it to “an old photograph” and Read more