By: Dan MooreMy Bloody Valentine released a new album over the weekend, and by all accounts it's very good. There are a lot of thick, quavering guitars on it, you can't really hear the vocals, and nothing goes much like you expect it to, which is to say that if you enjoy My Bloody Valentine, you'll ... More >>
The Kettle DriversWhat a Thrillhttp://thekettledrivers.bandcamp.comCosta Mesa's own Kettle Drivers are about to engage in a month's worth of shows all around the county, including a residency at the Avalon Bar in their hometown, so nobody can say they don't keep busy. The trio's also had their al ... More >>
If you have ever felt overwhelmed by stepping into a music store like Sam Ash or Guitar Center, then NAMM, the massive music trade show that kicked off Thursday at the Anaheim Convention Convention Center and runs through Sunday, is not for you. Andrew YoussefYour senses are bombarded by the errant ... More >>
VBS.TV's Ian Svenonius interviews My Bloody Valentine mastermind Kevin Shields, the primary creative force behind Loveless and Isn't Anything, two of the greatest rock albums of all time. It's not the most scintillating interview ever, but if you're a My Bloody Valentine fanatic, you'll want to watc ... More >>
Ulrich Schnauss, pimping his Ride.
Based on the disappointing Goodbye album, I had little hope that German laptop/shoegaze practitioner Ulrich Schnauss' live show would impress me. So I'm happy to report that Uli far exceeded my expectations.
Performing solo in front of scintillating nature foo ... More >>
All rumors and reports regarding My Bloody Valentine should be viewed with skepticism, but this one has the air of legitimacy about it. According to The Daily Swarm, MBV's original lineup is reuniting and hoping to tour again in 2008. Coachella reputedly has offered the UK group a 7-figure fee to pl ... More >>