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Slowdive: Younger than Yesterday

Interview by Bob Stanley, Melody Maker, March 1991

"A LOT OF BANDS are so precious about influences, thinking they're massively original. I don't think we are." ...

Forever Now: Ride/Slowdive: Academy, Manchester

Live Review by Andrew Mueller, Melody Maker, March 1991

RIDE, perhaps, are just too much. Too soon, too quick, too assured, too contemporary, too praised, too openly derivative to even be insulted by being ...

Dive Bomb: Slowdive: Just For A Day (Creation)

Review by Paul Lester, Melody Maker, August 1991

WHEN SLOWDIVE gave us their astonishingly lovely eponymous debut single in last December, it sounded, to these ears at least, like the most auspicious debut ...

Slowdive: Pitta And Twisted

Interview by Dele Fadele, New Musical Express, June 1993

Be gone with your rich kid, shoe-gazing, dilettante prejudices about SLOWDIVE, for the kebab-loving, apolitical enemy of the Manics are shaking off those untrendy pigeon-hole ...

Slowdive: Just For A Day (Sanctuary Records)

Sleevenotes by Ian Watson, Sanctuary Records, 2005

DECEMBER 1990: Neil Halstead, then a mere two months into his twentieth year on the planet, is talking about the legacy of Slowdive, a group ...

Slowdive: Souvlaki (Castle Music)

Sleevenotes by Ian Watson, Castle Music, 2005

NEW YORK, sometime in the early Nineties. A rough-voiced man in his mid twenties is phoning a hotel to reserve a room for himself 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, ...

Slowdive: Pygmalion (Cherry Red Records)

Sleevenotes by Ian Watson, Cherry Red Records, 2010

THE PRESS hated it. Let's get that out of that way at the beginning. With the UK in the midst of Britpop euphoria, there was ...

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