Tag Archives: Primal Scream

GREAT BRITISH ALBUMS.

GREAT BRITISH ALBUMS. Usually, in the run-up to Christmas, record companies find any excuse to release compilations, best of’s and box set galore. Wander through you’re local record shop, and you’ll find the umpteenth album of greatest hits from the usual suspects, including rock stars of yesteryear topping up their pension plans. Often, a similar …

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PRIMAL SCREAM-BEAUTIFUL FUTURE.

PRIMAL SCREAM-BEAUTIFUL FUTURE. Recently, I had the misfortune to read the misinformed rant of musical wannabe online, who dismissed out of hand, one of the most popular genres of music, indie music. To this poor misguided soul, this genre of music is all rubbish, whiney boring music. To them, Keisha and Katy Perry are the …

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THE HACIENDA AND ITS MUSIC-THE HACIENDA COMPILATIONS.

THE HACIENDA AND ITS MUSIC-THE HACIENDA COMPILATIONS. Recently, I’ve been reading Peter Hook’s book The Hacienda How Not To Run A Club  Properly, which tells of the trials and tribulations of being part-owner of one of the most innovative, important and successful clubs ever. For anyone considering launching a club, or even club night, it’s …

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PRIMAL SCREAM-RIOT CITY BLUES.

PRIMAL SCREAM-RIOT CITY BLUES. As someone who has spent many years reading the music press, one thing that always make me smile is how quickly an artist or group fall from grace in the eyes of the music press. One minute a group are being lauded as the savior of music, having released one of …

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NEW ORDER-TECHNIQUE.

NEW ORDER-TECHNIQUE. The story of the making of the album this article is about, is one of excess, hedonism, eleven crashed hire cars and four memorable months spent in Ibiza. Regardless of the carnage that took place when this album was being recorded, it was all worth while, because when the album was finished, it …

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PRIMAL SCEAM-ECHO DEK.

PRIMAL SCREAM-ECHO DEK. Recently I was talking to a friend about our favorite albums, and we were going through some of the albums we liked. Having spoken about some of the more obvious choices, we went on to chat about the more obscure albums we each liked. It was then that I mentioned the album …

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PRIMAL SCREAM-GIVE OUT BUT DON’T GIVE UP

PRIMAL SCREAM-GIVE OUT BUT DON’T GIVE UP. Give Out But Don’t Give Up was released in 1994 and was Primal Scream’s follow up to 1991’s masterpiece Screamadelica. It was never going to be easy for Primal Scream to produce an album that would be comparable to Screamadelica, and maybe the fact that there was a …

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GREAT ALBUM COVERS VOLUME 1: 15 OF THE BEST

GREAT ALBUM COVERS VOLUME 1: 15 OF THE BEST. Recently, whilst looking through a large number of old albums, I was struck by how many great album covers I came across. Funnily enough, not every great album cover I came across was to be found on an album that one would call a classic album. …

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PRIMAL SCREAM-SCREAMADELICA 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET.

PRIMAL SCREAM-SCREAMADELICA 20TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET. On 14th March the Screamadelica 20th Anniversary Box Set was released. Thank you! I had waited patiently since November when this was first announced. When I opened it, I was not disappointed. It truly is a thing of beauty. However, I am not just talking about the great music …

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