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Jun 18, 2020

In honor of Pride Month, Perfume Genius (Mike Hadreas) has released a cover of Mazzy Star’s “Fade Into You.” The song is available to stream and purchase on Amazon Music, and is also featured on the relaunched PROUD playlist, a collection of the best new music from the LGBTQ+ community that includes artists such as Rina Sawyama, Orville Peck, Tegan and Sara, and many others. More

R.I.P. Mazzy Star Co-Founder/Guitarist David Roback

The 61-Year-Old Was Also a Member of Opal and Rain Parade

Feb 25, 2020

David Roback, co-founder and guitarist for Mazzy Star, has died, reports the band’s publicist. He was 61. No cause of death has been given. More

Mercury Rev Share a Cover of Bobbie Gentry’s “Big Boss Man” Featuring Hope Sandoval

The Delta Sweete Revisited Due Out February 8, 2019 via Partisan/Bella Union; Also Features Margo Price, Norah Jones, Phoebe Bridgers, Rachel Goswell, and Læt

Dec 11, 2018

Mercury Rev are releasing a new album, The Delta Sweete Revisited, on February 8, 2019 via Partisan and Bella Union. On the album they cover Bobbie Gentry’s 1968 “country-rock opera” The Delta Sweete in its entirety, each with a different guest singer. Now they have shared a cover of the album’s “Big Boss Man” featuring guest vocals from Hope Sandoval of Mazzy Star. More

Mazzy Star Announce New EP, Share New Song “Quiet, The Winter Harbor”

Still EP Due Out June 1 via Rhymes of An Hour Records/INgrooves Music Group

Apr 18, 2018

Mazzy Star (Hope Sandoval and guitarist David Roback) have announced a new EP, Still, and shared its first single, “Quiet, The Winter Harbor.” Still is due out June 1 via Rhymes of An Hour Records (distributed by INgrooves Music Group). More

Oct 03, 2016

Hope Sandoval of Mazzy Star and her band The Warm Inventions are releasing a new album, Until the Hunter, on November 4 via Tendril Tales. Previously Sandoval shared the album’s first single, “Let Me Get There,” which features Kurt Vile. More

Hope Sandoval & the Warm Inventions Announce New Album, Share Kurt Vile Collaboration

Until the Hunter Due Out November 4 via Tendril Tales, Listen to "Let Me Get There"

Sep 23, 2016

Hope Sandoval of Mazzy Star and her band The Warm Inventions have announced a new album, Until the Hunter, and shared its first single, “Let Me Get There,” which features Kurt Vile. Listen to the song below, followed by the album’s tracklist and cover art and the single’s cover art. More

Watch: J Mascis Cover “Mazzy Star” on “Late Night”

Tied to a Star is Out Now on Sub Pop

Feb 05, 2015

Last night J Mascis stopped by Late Night With Seth Myers. More

Watch: Mazzy Star on “Fallon”

Perform "California"

Nov 26, 2013

Earlier this fall dream pop duo Mazzy Star released Seasons of Your Day, the band’s first album in 17 years. More

Watch: Mazzy Star – “California”

Seasons of Your Day Due Out September 24 Via Rhymes of an Hour

Sep 20, 2013

Mazzy Star went for dreamy on their new video “California”—a cut from their forthcoming album Seasons of Your Day (due out September 24). More

Sep 17, 2013

This week and next sees the release of a number of notable new albums. More

Jul 16, 2013

Moody psychedelic duo Mazzy Star have announced the release of Seasons of Your Day, the pair’s first album in 17 years. More

Listen to New Mazzy Star Song, “Lay Myself Down”

“Common Burn” Single Out Digitally on October 31

Oct 25, 2011

Now that they’ve announced their reunion, Mazzy Star will release digital single “Common Burn” and B-side “Lay Myself Down” on October 31. More

Oct 18, 2011

Now here’s reunion news we can get behind. On October 31, 1990s stalwarts Mazzy Star are returning with digital single, “Common Burn”/ “Lay Myself Down.” More




Reviews

Jun 05, 2018

We as a society don’t deserve a band like Mazzy Star. Yet, here we are, 25 years down the line, and we’re graced with their latest collection of recorded material, Still EP. More

Sep 27, 2013

It was unlikely that we’d get a sea change in the sound of Mazzy Star. They were always resolutely anachronistic, and that was part of their charm in the first place. More

Apr 16, 2012

Regardless of the setbacks, it was—as usual—a day of exceptional music. The day’s highlights) and lowlights included Neon Indian, Arctic Monkeys, Pulp, Mazzy Star, The Rapture, M83, and The Horrors.

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