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My Bloody Valentine


My Bloody Valentine: Loveless

Review by Martin Aston, Q, January 1992

FACED WITH MY Bloody Valentine's formative fumblings, few would have predicted that this garage lurch could metamorphosise into the swooning melody crush that constituted 1988's ...


My Bloody Valentine: The Bleedin' Heart Club Band

Interview by James Brown, Sounds, March 1987

MY BLOODY VALENTINE are bloody brilliant. But are they bloody incestuous or true champions of pure bloody pop? Bloody JAMES BROWN gets so high on ...

My Bloody Valentine: ICA, London

Live Review by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, July 1987


My Bloody Valentine: The Excellence of Ecstasy

Interview by Ian Gittins, Melody Maker, January 1988

WHERE SHALL WE BEGIN? "When we first started we had this image thing, right, all Sixties haircuts and really setting out to do the pop ...

My Bloody Valentine: Dream Demons

Interview by Jack Barron, New Musical Express, December 1988

THE JOURNALIST, immobilized by a massive student demonstration in Central London, is late. A couple of miles up the road in a Kentish Town bar ...

This Is My Bloody Valentine

Interview by John Robb, Sounds, December 1988

From Dublin to London via Berlin, My Bloody Valentine have taken the scenic route to success. John Robb retraces their footsteps on the way to ...

My Bloody Valentine

Interview by John Robb, Sounds, 1990

GETTING OUT of bed is a tough thang, especially for quilt lizard gang My Bloody Valentine. ...

My Bloody Valentine: The Artery Of Noise

Interview by Stuart Maconie, New Musical Express, April 1990

After an 18-month gap MY BLOODY VALENTINE are back on vinyl making a right bleedin' racket with their new EP Glider. STUART MACONIE discovers Creation's ...

My Bloody Valentine: Glide on Time

Interview by Chris Roberts, Melody Maker, April 1990

MY BLOODY VALENTINE are sitting in the basement rehearsal studio they've just rented. I am wandering around upstairs walking into lots of offices and insisting ...

My Bloody Valentine: Loveless

Review by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, November 1991

RECENTLY SOME DEEP-SEA divers stumbled on an underground cave thousands of feet below sea level. Stalagmites, stalactites and mini-icicles greeted their brave entrance, almost too ...

Feedback to the Future: My Bloody Valentine

Interview by Jon Savage, 20/20, Spring 1991

THERE MAY BE A HALF-FORMED thought in your head, buzzing vaguely like low-level background noise, that the language we use to talk about music – ...

My Bloody Valentine: About Bloody Time!

Interview by Andy Gill, Q, January 1992

In terms of mystique, My Bloody Valentine would have been better off never releasing another record. But three years and many pale imitators later, they ...

The Sound of the Future: My Bloody Valentine

Interview by Michael Azerrad, Rolling Stone, February 1992

"WE'D LIKE TO COME OUT FROM the shadow of the greatest things ever done," declares Kevin Shields, the soft-spoken, bookish-looking leader of My Bloody Valentine. ...

My Bloody Valentine: Beauty In The Beast

Interview by Mark Kemp, Option, March 1992

WELCOME TO "God's Own Country," as a Texas politician recently decribed his home on the range, "where the grass grows tall and the wind blows ...

My Bloody Valentine: The Sound Of Violence

Interview by Stephen Dalton, Vox, April 1992

My Bloody Valentine inspire purple journalistic prose and surreal interpretation. But live, they just enjoy inflicting pain. Reading covers its ears while Stephen Dalton shoegazes ...

Rollercoaster: Will and Jim's Excellent Misadventure

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, April 1992

The Jesus and Mary Chain, My Bloody Valentine, Dinosaur Jr, Blur: Glasgow SECC ...

When You Wake You're Still In A Nightmare: My Bloody Valentine

Interview by Simon Reynolds, Alternative Press, October 1995

In 1991 My Bloody Valentine released Loveless, one of rock's most innovative albums. Then... silence What on earth have they been doing the last four ...

Various Artists: Creation Records - International Guardians Of Rock'n'roll 1983-1999

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, December 2000

Best of the late, legendary indie label ...

Lost In Transmutation: Kevin Shields

Retrospective and Interview by Peter Murphy, Hot Press, February 2004

SAIGON. Shit, I’m still only in Saigon . . . okay then, Camden. And no, we’re not throwing Martin Sheen shapes in the mirror, but ...

I Lost It: Kevin Shields Speaks

Profile and Interview by Paul Lester, Guardian, The, March 2004

In his first interview for 12 years, My Bloody Valentine's Kevin Shields talks to Paul Lester about his madness, making Alan McGee cry - and ...

Diamond Gazers: Shoegaze

Retrospective and Interview by Jude Rogers, Guardian, The, July 2007

AT THE START of summer 2007 a supple, shimmery thread started darning itself through a long line of euphoric-sounding albums. From Maps to Blonde Redhead, ...

Daydream Believers: My Bloody Valentine

Retrospective and Interview by Sean O'Hagan, Observer Music Monthly, May 2008

BACK IN DECEMBER 1991, when My Bloody Valentine embarked on a British tour to promote Loveless, their "difficult" second album and sonic masterpiece, the four-piece ...

Bestival, Isle of Wight ***

Report by Rick Pearson, Evening Standard, The, September 2008

Still bloody loud and clear at Bestival ...

My Bloody Valentine: Hammersmith Apollo, London

Live Review by Chris Roberts, Quietus, The, March 2013

Chris Roberts heads to MBV's final night of their UK tour and finds himself pondering linguistics and culture while stood in their volume wind-tunnel ...

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