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What were the best albums of 2013?

We’re coming up to the end of the year, which means there’s currently a deluge of ‘best of’ lists hitting us from all angles online. I don’t like to dwell too much on picking out the ‘best’ when it comes to albums as to pick one excellent album out as ‘better’ than another seems a […]

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Kevin Shields has only just realised how corporate the Mercury Prize is!

My Bloody Valentine main-man Kevin Shields has only just realised that the annual music industry back-slapping event known as the Mercury Music Prize is actually a little bit corporate. In an interview with the Guardian, Shields complained about the prizes criteria which excluded My Bloody Valentine’s latest album mbv from being nominated. The Mercury Prize […]

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Albums to get excited about in 2013…

Now that 2012 is firmly in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look forward to what promises to be a great year for music. Already 2013 is being touted as the year guitar music makes a ‘comeback’, so all eyes are now on what albums will end up defining the year. Below I’ve listed […]

My Bloody Valentine UK tour dates announced…

Seminal shoegazers My Bloody Valentine have announced a short burst of live dates in the UK next March. The group will play: March 09 – Glasgow, Barrowlands 10 – Manchester, Apollo 12 – London, Hammersmith Apollo Tickets for the gigs are available from lots of different places, all of which are listed on the band’s Facebook page. As […]