The Return Of My Bloody Valentine

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Can anyone confirm this? Can we believe it?

JP Almeida (JP Almeida), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 11:21 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

(vocalist Debbie Googe is apparently not present

I wouldn't take the word of anyone who can't actually get their facts right - Goodge was BASSIST, not vocalist.

kate (kate), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 11:23 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

this has already been talked abt in a couple of other threads.

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 11:26 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

i don't believe it yet. it seems all a bit unsubstantiated

electric sound of jim (electricsound), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 11:30 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

fuck it anyway! indie is dead so there wouldn't be much point ;)

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 11:50 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

i'm irritable enough right now to take that extremely personally

electric sound of jim (electricsound), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 11:54 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Oh, and Free Jazz is alive?

Improvise yer ass outta here, funhater!

kate (kate), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:04 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

free jazz/improv has a small but committed audience. ppl who are into indie go into management.

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:08 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Do they? I wish I was in management. I'd be better paid. Sigh.

kate (kate), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:14 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

ok then. they also do the marriage/kids thing and they forget indie ever existed ;)

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:16 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I'd like to get married. I'd like to have kids. I can very much imagine HSA trying to get our babies to dance around to Throbbing Gristle the way that my dad used to scare me with Yes.

kate (kate), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:17 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

throbbing gristle is industrial music.

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:22 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I thought it was experimentalist, oh well.

kate (kate), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:23 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Just another word for "shit".

kate (kate), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:23 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

also, remember that when you get married and begin to breed, you're required by law to bring a cellphone into the office and have dramatic conversations everyday with your husband, or loudly admonish your crotchspawnlings, to the obvious delight of your coworkers, every single day for the next 20 years.

or maybe that's something that's just required in the American Midwest...

Kingfish (Kingfish), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:23 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

''Just another word for "shit".''

oi!

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:26 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Julio in "can dish it out but can't take it" SHOCKAH!!!

kate (kate), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:29 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I wasn't aware that Glider was intended as a full length LP. The idea that there may be another half dozen "Soon"-like ditties in the can is very much welcome. Simon Reynolds' old take on the matter was that he wished they'd have stuck with this direction before the recording of Loveless. I wonder whether any of their mythical drum'n'bass period will ever show up? Wasn't Debbie in a band called Snowplough or something? Colm was involved with Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions - Belinda's activities have been unreported to date.

Robert Moore (treble), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:43 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

''Julio in "can dish it out but can't take it" SHOCKAH!!!''

I deal in facts. you deal in myths.

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:47 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Going back to the ULU show in 1990, Colm's drumming was fucking breathtaking. And in such heat. The walls were literally melting. I think that Sonic Boom supported in solo guise - the usual indie liggers of the day were propping up the bar (hello Miki!).

Robert Moore (treble), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 12:54 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Snowpony, I think. 'Snowplough' is a million times better, though.

Andrew Thames (Andrew Thames), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 13:03 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Shields has been christened "Bagpuss" by the Primal Scream clan. Anyone know the origin of this? A friend of mine always said that MBV gave off the appearance of being unwashed and slightly smelly.

Robert Moore (treble), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 13:06 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Julio I gotta say:

free jazz/improv has a small but committed audience. ppl who are into indie go into management.

seems roughly equal to "I will spin it positively for the subculture I like, and negatively for the one I don't" - if indie is "dead," then free jazz has decomposed. I happen to like both so whateveh, but I just wanted to say.

J0hn Darn1elle (J0hn Darn1elle), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 13:07 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I like both too (well, not everything, its a case by case basis). I was just playing around.

(but actually, indie is not that much of a 'subculture' anymore whereas 60s jazz and free improv (there is a distinction here btw), despite being older, has more of that, but that doesn't matter)

Julio Desouza (jdesouza), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 13:49 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

colm still plays with hope sandoval and if i'm not completely mistaken he and she are married and both live in berkeley.

anthony kyle monday (akmonday), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 13:58 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

they live near berkeley in kensington.

gygax! (gygax!), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 14:15 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

I thought Hope Sandoval was hanging with William Reid, or is that mouldy old corn?

CharlieNo4 (Charlie), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 14:28 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Damn, this thread is turning into paparazzi press!

JP Almeida (JP Almeida), Tuesday, 15 July 2003 15:58 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Charlie, yer gossip is about ten years out of date!

kate (kate), Wednesday, 16 July 2003 07:33 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

saw the Lost in Translation trailer!

James Blount (James Blount), Wednesday, 16 July 2003 07:41 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

five months pass...
did I just completely miss this???

http://www.npr.org/display_pages/features/feature_1431220.html

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 01:55 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Apparently you're not alone. But at least it's there!

Ned Raggett (Ned), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:04 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

also, finally a new fansite:

http://www.mybloodyvalentine.net/

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:05 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

With all the MBV dropping on ILM and the gaze thing and the fact that Kevin did several songs on Lost In Translation I would hope so. I hope so.

cs appleby (cs appleby), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:24 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Kevin Shields and Ned Raggett are slowly merging into one being:

http://www.mybloodyvalentine.net/images/filter03.jpg

Curt1s St3ph3ns, Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:37 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Curt1s, Curt1s - be careful what you wish for!

t\'\'t (t\'\'t), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:39 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

That joke has been made several times now on many threads! First by me I think. ;-)

Ned Raggett (Ned), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:40 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

He loves cheese.

Chris Ott (Chris Ott), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:41 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

A'right then, Ned. You've recorded you 'Ecstasy & Wine' now, obviously. When is yer 'Isn't anything' due?

t\'\'t (t\'\'t), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:43 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Kevin Shields is my Friendster.

Kevin Shields
Member Since May 2003
Last Login 01/06/2004 

Gender:
Male

Interested in
Meeting People for:
Friends, Activity Partners

Status:
Single

Age:
40

Occupation:
Recording artist & dyslexia spokesman

Location:
United Kingdom

Hometown:
Long Island, NY and Dublin, Ireland

Interests:
Rearranging my recording studio, bankrupting record labels, the hypnagogic state, gourmet meals, martial arts, breeding chinchillas, smoking lots of dope, watching lots of TV, easy projects, writing fresh and simple material, and just keeping it simple!

Favorite Music:
Beach Boys, Burt Bacharach, Beatles, Public Enemy, Sonic Youth, Ramones

Favorite TV Shows:
Just about anything, really.

About Me:
You may have heard of my band, My Bloody Valentine. Many critics have written about us in very flowery terms. I don't think I understood what they were saying in those reviews half the time. That guy from Phish loves me guitar sounds though. Do me a favor and buy my Lost in Translation soundtrack. Island Records isn't helping me out much these days. Also kids, don't forget to buy our box set that's coming out in early '04.

Who I Want to Meet:
Great recording effects designers, more film directors, those with good weed, record labels who understand my fondness for expensive food and all of the time I like to spend in and out of the studio. Just remember... I NO LONGER DO REMIXES!

Momus (Momus), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:45 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Sure sounds like him!

When is yer 'Isn't anything' due?

I must achieve my breakthrough.

Ned Raggett (Ned), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 02:51 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

that profile is CLASSIC.

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 04:03 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Hands up who owns his remix of Hurricane £1? < /old Select jokes>

Enrique (Enrique), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 09:34 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Shields lives in Long Island now? Where?

Michael Daddino (epicharmus), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 12:07 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

the duties + demands placed on a dyslexia spokesman are immense¡
do you people really think he has time for anything else¿
surely he has found his true calling.

dyson (dyson), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 16:19 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

Can someone post the link to 'What Kevin Shields is doing now'?

Sasha (sgh), Wednesday, 7 January 2004 22:22 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...
site says to expect this in late '05 or early '06...

http://www.mybloodyvalentine.net/news/boxset.html

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Thursday, 22 January 2004 04:17 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

hmmm don't mean to be a cynical carl but i don't believe any of that page for a damn second.

the surface noise (electricsound), Thursday, 22 January 2004 04:21 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

last i'd heard the retrospective was a double CD, not a million disc double box set

the surface noise (electricsound), Thursday, 22 January 2004 04:22 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

well, until then we'll have this "City Girl" video:

http://metroencoding.net/emperornorton/ref/kevinshields_city-girl_320x180_large-REF.mov

Spencer Chow (spencermfi), Thursday, 22 January 2004 04:25 (fourteen years ago) Permalink

http://i43.tinypic.com/2utghlc.jpg

Don't touch it!
Well I wasn't going to touch it, I was just pointing at it.
Well... don't point! It can't be played.
Don't point, okay. Can I look at it?
No. no. That's it, you've seen enough of that one.

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:18 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I might shell out for some earplugs. I went to a punk gig in a small room in Brighton a couple of weeks ago and the opening band were playing with constant screeching feedback and I couldn't handle it, probably getting too old or the tinnitus is getting to me. Mind you I'd eaten an edible before I went there and misjudged the dose a bit so I was really stoned to the point where I thought I might have to leave at one point which might've had something to do with it. I got earplugs from the bar for that one but they were free so pretty crappy.

Colonel Poo, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:19 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Apparently, I am going to evaluate two undergrad student presentations on the recording and engineering of Loveless today. 90s revival is no joke.

No purposes. Sounds. (Sund4r), Friday, 27 April 2018 15:19 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Dammit. I fucked up my joke.

http://i43.tinypic.com/2h3rdkx.jpg

Don't touch it!
Well I wasn't going to touch it, I was just pointing at it.
Well... don't point! It can't be played.
Don't point, okay. Can I look at it?
No. no. That's it, you've seen enough of that one.

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:19 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I saw Mogwai in 1999 and they weren't that loud at all tbh. That was at Glastonbury festival though so outdoors and probably subject to noise level restrictions. I think Like Herod was kinda loud.

Colonel Poo, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:21 (three weeks ago) Permalink

hmm I'm actually misremembering slightly, saw my posts from 10 years ago upthread and I only wore earplugs for YMMR, the rest of it I didn't because I am so hard. Of course now I have tinnitus in my left ear, although I went to the doc last week and that might just be because I have massive amounts of compacted wax in it. They tried to syringe it out this morning but it wouldn't budge. Either way I should probably wear earplugs more often. TMI etc
― Colonel Poo, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:11

I'm never going to watch them again just in case. I didn't have ear plugs when I saw them at the Roundhouse ten years ago and my ears were buzzing for a day or two afterwards and I was worried they would be permanently fucked.

the salacious inaudible (Nasty, Brutish & Short), Friday, 27 April 2018 15:31 (three weeks ago) Permalink

dinosaur jr are the loudest band ive seen
ive seen mbv too, maybe because it was in a butlins the sound was to the usual level

nxd, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:42 (three weeks ago) Permalink

*wasnt

nxd, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:42 (three weeks ago) Permalink

SUNN 0))) def the loudest I've seen, though the rib-rattling low frequencies may have messed with my perception of volume

Simon H., Friday, 27 April 2018 15:44 (three weeks ago) Permalink

That's the same vibe I got with High On Fire. It's often the low end that gets you. MBV, though, obv. they get more of the seasick thing going on, so you've got gut-rumbling but also all these shifting treble frequencies and stuff.

Josh in Chicago, Friday, 27 April 2018 15:54 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I did come across an article that said MBV weren't that loud at an ATP, with the Buzzcocks actually being louder at the same event, maybe that was the Butlins you went to nxd?

Colonel Poo, Friday, 27 April 2018 16:03 (three weeks ago) Permalink

yeh probably - it was an atp

saw sun o)))) at one too & they were p loud!

nxd, Friday, 27 April 2018 16:04 (three weeks ago) Permalink

unable to get tix yesterday or today to Oakland - major sad face

Scam jam, thank you ma’am (Sparkle Motion), Friday, 27 April 2018 18:33 (three weeks ago) Permalink

yeah! that's exactly what i mean! being exposed to the sheer physical presence of that sound for so long genuinely has a mindbending effect!

― Mahogany Loggins (bizarro gazzara), Friday, April 27, 2018 9:55 AM (five hours ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

being in the ENT clinic for a couple of weeks has made me better appreciate how noxious this noise exposure can be. wear earplugs, everybody

k3vin k., Friday, 27 April 2018 19:06 (three weeks ago) Permalink

it honestly sounds *better* with earplugs

global tetrahedron, Friday, 27 April 2018 19:18 (three weeks ago) Permalink

the only problem is if you sing along with earplugs in, all you can hear is your awful voice

diamonddave85​​ (diamonddave85), Friday, 27 April 2018 20:34 (three weeks ago) Permalink

i will probably deploy the earplugs for the ymmr extremo-noise section, but i will probably not sing along

Karl Malone, Friday, 27 April 2018 21:15 (three weeks ago) Permalink

MBV with their own system these days is loud but balanced. Which gives it huge apparent volume but I'd say it's less likely to damage ears than a bad mix on a small shitty PA or standing in front of a guitar amp.

Still, absolutely use proper ear plugs!

Gonk Steady Crew (Noel Emits), Friday, 27 April 2018 21:30 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I've seen both a launch of a Saturn V and a full-afterburner SR-71 fly-by. Front row for MBV's last minute Coachella 2009 warm-up at the El Rey was comparable for sonic power-into-physical beatdown. Someone in the venue had a seizure during the soundcheck which definitely upped the excitement of the crowd. Moths to flame, etc. All warnings upthread still apply.

No other band (including the usuals who turn up on these lists going all the way back to the 5-piece Black Flag) has come close. M-a-y-b-e the Ramones in '86.

Elvis Telecom, Friday, 27 April 2018 23:12 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Saw MBV with Dinosaur Jr opening in the 90s and that was amazing and intense and - yes - truly fucking loud.

Acid Hose (Capitaine Jay Vee), Saturday, 28 April 2018 00:51 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Same. They were way louder in the 90s.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Saturday, 28 April 2018 02:11 (three weeks ago) Permalink

i saw them at the ogden in denver which was loud but not bruising, then at the truly dire roy wilkins in saint paul, which had quite an immense sound system and was basically a glorified concrete basketball arena so the cacophony got truly psychedelic, as mentioned. after the show my back and neck hurt because i was tensing up during the noise so much. can't wait to do it again

global tetrahedron, Saturday, 28 April 2018 02:59 (three weeks ago) Permalink

seeing mbv live is one of the more genuinely psychedelic experiences i've ever had, honestly

― Mahogany Loggins (bizarro gazzara), Friday, April 27, 2018 1:47 PM (yesterday) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

I remember reading an interview with Kevin Shields years ago in which I got the impression that he thinks of MBV as being a psychedelic band more than anything else. So this makes a lot of sense.

As for earplugs, I sprung for a set of custom fit musician attenuators which I can never stop recommending enough. I was a bit apprehensive at how they would hold up against MBV when I first saw them 10 years ago, but I will still swear to this day that when I took out my earplugs at the end of the show, my ears still felt as fresh as they did going into it.

Ex Slacker, Saturday, 28 April 2018 03:55 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I saw them shortly after loveless was released in 1992? in the ancienne belgique brussels and it was loud - esp. ymmr at the end - but i didn't wear ear-plugs and i thought it was ok for my ears. Last week-end though i heard a band in berlin - die nerven - which really hurt my ears (i still feel a pain inside my ears). i have never worn ear-plugs at concerts but i will take them with me next time. When die nerven got loud i thought it was a physical attack and hoped they would stop but they didn't and got even louder. I literally had the feeling they were just about to destroy my ears and i couldn't do anything about it. Which was wrong as i could have run away but i did not think about it. The feeling i had was that someone was piercing my ears with a needle. Fortunately it wasn't as bad in the end but i am still not sure if i did not carry away a permanent damage.

Ich bin kein Berliner (alex in mainhattan), Saturday, 28 April 2018 17:36 (three weeks ago) Permalink

When I first went to live gigs, (let's pick The Undertones on the Positive Touch tour) I was quite shocked at how loud it was and had to fashion earplugs from bits of chewed toilet paper.

Is it a case of getting used to it, or is it that its nowhere near as loud these days, but I can't remember a gig where I thought wow that's a bit loud in the last ten to twenty years.

Mark G, Sunday, 29 April 2018 08:59 (three weeks ago) Permalink

I maintain it's about the standard of PAs and competence and sensitivity of FOH engineers. PAs have broadly speaking continued to improve. The worst have always been cheap and knackered systems in smaller venues, or being too near to irresponsibly loud backline.

Valentines at The Roundhouse in 2008 generated an astonishing amount of apparent pressure and immersion during YMMR; that's achieved with at least some semblance of safety by using the full frequency range proportionally.

Gonk Steady Crew (Noel Emits), Sunday, 29 April 2018 09:09 (three weeks ago) Permalink

that was the gig that brought down Our Great Leader wasn't it

imago, Sunday, 29 April 2018 09:21 (three weeks ago) Permalink

One of those nights, yes I think about that. I think I was at a different one.

Gonk Steady Crew (Noel Emits), Sunday, 29 April 2018 09:24 (three weeks ago) Permalink

seeing MBV is absolutely worth 70 dollars or 100 dollars, what is wrong with you people

global tetrahedron, Monday, 30 April 2018 22:03 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Managed to get GA tix for their show in Oakland finally. $50 ticket price - $15 cheaper than when they came to SF 9 years ago.

Scam jam, thank you ma’am (Sparkle Motion), Monday, 30 April 2018 22:40 (three weeks ago) Permalink

While we're reminiscing here I will never forget standing center of the floor at the old "New" Ritz in NYC ( former Studio 54), 1992 (Pavement and Superchunk opened), during YMMR with the crowd slowly dwindling around me as that beautiful rush of sound just whooooshed over me and in me and Colm just went off like a magic robot on his drumkit. Truly incredible.

Acid Hose (Capitaine Jay Vee), Tuesday, 1 May 2018 00:36 (two weeks ago) Permalink

I've been to loads of gigs where the volume got loud but seeing MBV a decade ago was so much more intense because of the way it got loud. It's not just mangled guitar feedback, it's thick bass sounds and trebly slippage and the whole thing is diorientating in the way that music that's simply loud isn't.

boxedjoy, Tuesday, 1 May 2018 09:34 (two weeks ago) Permalink

While we're reminiscing here I will never forget standing center of the floor at the old "New" Ritz in NYC

I was there too. That end chord sure was long. Also, Gary Young is a great drummer but needed to talk less. We didn't need him babbling between every song.

kornrulez6969, Tuesday, 1 May 2018 15:23 (two weeks ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

i'm having a heart attack right now:
http://www.brooklynvegan.com/files/2018/05/my-bloody-valentine-protomartyr.jpg

Bee OK, Friday, 18 May 2018 01:50 (three days ago) Permalink

i saw them two out of the three shows they played for Loveless. it was at the Roxy on Sunset in Hollywood. have not seen them since and this is the make up show for FYF.

Bee OK, Friday, 18 May 2018 01:52 (three days ago) Permalink

Yeah I was at one of those Roxy shows. You missed the Palace show that year? That was great and then some. Last time I saw them was the first reunion swing through in 2008, so let's see what the past ten years have done...

Ned Raggett, Friday, 18 May 2018 01:55 (three days ago) Permalink

At some point they're going to have to update those promo photos.

Cow_Art, Friday, 18 May 2018 02:05 (three days ago) Permalink

i did miss the Palace show. not sure what happened, i probably thought that i saw them twice already that year and past. probably was thinking i will see them when they put out a new album, lol.

xpost

Bee OK, Friday, 18 May 2018 02:09 (three days ago) Permalink

i just bought four tickets to this Shrine show on July 22, 2018. got three friends to go with me. so happy right now!

Bee OK, Friday, 18 May 2018 05:56 (three days ago) Permalink

I'll be in Oakland!

skip, Friday, 18 May 2018 07:08 (three days ago) Permalink

how is the Shrine as a venue?

Joe Gargan (dandydonweiner), Friday, 18 May 2018 11:29 (three days ago) Permalink

xpost -- nice, which night?

Ned Raggett, Friday, 18 May 2018 12:48 (three days ago) Permalink

I'll be at one of the Chicago dates. I'm so out of the live music loop in my dotage that it didn't even occur to me that this is a Big Deal. I just assumed they'd been performing all the time since they reformed.

Here Come the Warm Jets: A Beginner's Guide to Watersports (Old Lunch), Friday, 18 May 2018 13:48 (three days ago) Permalink

Yeah they were busy for a couple of years there, and then did tour mbv a bit via festival appearances here that year, but then they went to ground. Given the rapturous reception Slowdive in particular has received, there's an audience totally primed to see MBV now; not surprised they sold out the first date up here and put up a second, and at a pretty good sized venue in the Fox Theatre.

Ned Raggett, Friday, 18 May 2018 14:03 (three days ago) Permalink

I got Friday night.

skip, Friday, 18 May 2018 18:05 (three days ago) Permalink

how is the Shrine as a venue?

despite seeing hundreds of shows either in Los Angeles or San Francisco, i have yet to go to the Shrine. i have asked around and it seems to get good reviews.

have i said how exited i am for this?

Bee OK, Saturday, 19 May 2018 01:06 (two days ago) Permalink

Yeah they were busy for a couple of years there, and then did tour /mbv/ a bit via festival appearances here that year, but then they went to ground. Given the rapturous reception Slowdive in particular has received, there's an audience totally primed to see MBV now; not surprised they sold out the first date up here and put up a second, and at a pretty good sized venue in the Fox Theatre.


Nice to read you Ned

calstars, Saturday, 19 May 2018 01:20 (two days ago) Permalink

Sorry for my ignorance but are they coming to NY?

calstars, Saturday, 19 May 2018 01:23 (two days ago) Permalink

If you mean NYC yeah, playing Hammerstein Ballroom.

early rejecter, Saturday, 19 May 2018 01:37 (two days ago) Permalink

Not sure if I'm going to be in either LA or NYC for the MBV shows, but it'll be one of them. MBV outdoors at FYF 2013 was a full-out earthquake tumult. The PA power blew out towards the end of YMMR but the onstage sound was so wide that it didn't really matter. Kids were crowdsurfing, dancing, LA shoe gazers totally amped.

Elvis Telecom, Saturday, 19 May 2018 02:08 (two days ago) Permalink


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