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Once in love, I'll be the death of you

25 years ago, Loveless was released. The seminal record that influenced a movement, also known for allegedly almost bankrupting pre-Britpop Creation Records over dozens of recording studios and producers that couldn't match Kevin Shields vision among other legends makes a quarter of a century today. [more inside]
posted by lmfsilva on Nov 4, 2016 - 45 comments

mbv, covered

New New You. [more inside]
posted by googly on Feb 9, 2013 - 5 comments

Twenty-one years later...

My Bloody Valentine's new album mbv is streaming on YouTube.
posted by griphus on Feb 2, 2013 - 171 comments

See and saw, bounce me back to you

Between their inscrutable lyrics and lead singer Liz Fraser's quicksilver voice (here she is singing with Massive Attack live in 2006), the Cocteau Twins are not an easy band to cover. A male "bedroom musician" might seem like a particularly unlikely choice. Nevertheless, Youtube artist Matt Gurley (aka fooberdoobs) has posted some understated but worthy takes on Know Who You Are At Every Age, Heaven or Las Vegas, and Serpentskirt. [more inside]
posted by en forme de poire on May 13, 2012 - 11 comments

"Better" isn't the right word, it just feels different [maaaaaan]

Kevin Shields: The shoegaze titan on the strange saga behind My Bloody Valentine's remasters. [more inside]
posted by BEE-EATING CAT-EATER on May 1, 2012 - 87 comments

Because we were under the influence [...], we had little choice but to concentrate only on what we were playing and thus, did not move around a great deal.

Master's thesis on My Bloody Valentine's album Loveless (full thesis as pdf, html).
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Sep 25, 2006 - 86 comments

Kevin Shields interview

The seminal shoegazing band My Bloody Valentine hasn't released a record since its ground-breaking 1991 release Loveless (Amazon samples). MBV's primary voice and reclusive in-general genius Kevin Shields finally gives an interview to The Guardian after 12 years of silence.
posted by xmutex on Mar 12, 2004 - 28 comments

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