Tag: primal scream

COMPETITION: Win 2 Tickets To Beat-Herder

Following it’s 10th birthday celebrations last year, The Beat-Herder Festival returns to the North East in July for 3 more days of huge headliners and secret raves. Primal Scream top the bill, with ’60s folk-pop legend Donovan also playing, joined…

ALBUM: Primal Scream ‘Chaosmosis’

Rating: The opening track may have “borrowed” the piano riff from the Happy Mondays’ ‘Step On’ but we’ll let that one go. Gillespie really is digging deep on Chaosmosis and strangely, the air has been cleared. There’s no drug infused…

Ones To Watch: Alias Kid

Alan McGee is undeniably managing yet another successful band. Dubbed to be the next Oasis, Alias Kid’s work ethic sets them apart from today’s manufactured acts. With prolonged Liam-like vocals and exhilarating guitar work, it seems only logical that this band…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: Victorious Festival

Name: Victorious Festival Where: Southsea Seafront When: 29th – 30th August Headliners: The Flaming Lips and Ray Davies Also Featuring: Primal Scream, Super Furry Animals, Peter Hook & The Light, Basement Jaxx, Ella Eyre, Laura Mvula, We Are Scientists, The Darkness……

FOR THE RECORD: Primal Scream XTRMNTR (2000)

To pick up just one essential album out of the entire Primal Scream discography is an almost impossible mission. Their entire back catalogue couldn’t be more schizophrenic and diverse, with each album holding it’s own unique dimensions that put Primal…

Primal Scream LIVE @ Brixton Academy 11.12.13

On a bitterly cold Wednesday evening, Brixton Academy was the venue for Primal Scream to strut their stuff. They’re a band older than myself and could probably be forgiven for resting on the laurels somewhat. Based on the strength of…

Primal Scream LIVE @ Brixton Academy 11.12.13

It’s impossible to offer an impartial and honest review of Primal Scream when my love for this band is unconditional and so personal. When I saw Bobby Gillespie’s pink suit on the Pyramid Stage last June, I honestly thought I…