Christmas has come early this year, Swervedriver have announced their first new single in 15 years with a new album planned for 2014. The two track single is available NOW directly from the band as a download and features Mark Gardener of Ride on backing vocals.
A Facebook page has been set up for the 2CD reissue of the NME cassette C86. The album originally featured The Pastels, Primal Scream and The Bodines amongst others and is due for release in May 2014.
The updated version will be compiled and annotated by its original curator Neil Taylor. No tracklisting for the extra tracks has been announced yet so keep an eye on their Facebook page. This reissue follows the release of the Scared To Get Happy box set earlier this year.
The tracklisting for the original cassette is below:
Primal Scream – Velocity Girl
Mighty Lemon Drops – Happy Head
Soup Dragons – Pleasantly Surprised
Wolfhounds – Feeling So Strange Again
Bodines – Therese
Mighty Mighty – Law
Stump – Buffalo
Bogshed – Run To The Temple
A Witness – Sharpened Sticks
Pastels – Breaking Lines
Age Of Chance – From Now On, This Will Be Your God
Shop Assistants – It’s Up To You
Close Lobsters – Firestation Towers
Miaow – Sport Most Royal
Half Man Half Biscuit – I Hate Nerys Hughes (From The Heart)
Servants – Transparent
MacKenzies – Big Jim (There’s No Pubs In Heaven)
Big Flame – New Way (Quick Wash And Brush Up With Liberation Theology)
We’ve Got A Fuzzbox And We’re Gonna Use It – Console Me
McCarthy – Celestial City
Shrubs – Bullfighter’s Bones
Wedding Present – This Boy Can Wait (A Bit Longer!)
Neil Halstead and Rachel Goswell of Slowdive will be reuniting for two special gigs in London later this month.
“This is a label of love..” Alan McGee, August ’88
This week marks the 25th anniversary of Creation Records legendary ‘Doing It For The Kids’ compilation album and concert in London.
The excellent Daniel Avery has produced a couple of remixes for the new Primal Scream single.
Primal Scream have today started streaming their new album today via the bands YouTube channel. A posting on the Primal Scream website states:
Today (Tues 7th May) and tomorrow we’re making the new album, More Light, available in-full for your listening pleasure. We can’t wait for you to hear it.
Neon Neon follow their 2008 Mercury Music Prize nominated album ‘Stainless Style’ with a second album ‘Praxis Makes Perfect’ next month.
Primal Scream have released the second track from their forthcoming ‘More Light’ album.
After just over 21 years, My Bloody Valentine released their new album at midnight GMT last night (3rd Feb 2013).
My Bloody Valentine previewed their first new material in two decades last night (27 Jan) as they opened their tour in Brixton.