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Soundtracking the Resistance - Taxing Problems

Music and Taxes: The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Primal Scream, Sharon Jones, The Knife, and More

Apr 21, 2017

This week we're going to build bridges, albeit of a temporary and highly specific kind. Because if there's one thing that unites people, it's the confusion, frustration, and panic brought on by the tax filing deadline.  More

Primal Scream Cancel Tour Dates Following Bobby Gillespie’s Accident

The singer was injured after falling from the stage last week

Jun 10, 2016

Primal Scream has canceled some of their European tour dates after singer Bobby Gillespie fell from a seven-foot stage last week and injured his back during the band’s performance at Switzerland’s Caribana Festival. More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Primal Scream and Sky Ferreira Share Video for Duet “Where the Light Gets In”

Chaosmosis Due Out March 18 via First International, to Also Feature HAIM

Feb 01, 2016

Primal Scream are releasing a new album, Chaosmosis, on March 18 via the band's own label, First International. Now the band has shared a video for "Where the Light Gets In." The song is a duet between Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie andSky Ferreira, who is featured prominently in the stylish video, which features the duo performing the song bathed in multicolored and psychedelic lighting.  More

Primal Scream Announce New Album and Tour Dates

Chaosmosis Due Out March 18, 2016 via First International

Dec 07, 2015

Primal Scream have announced a new album. Chaosmosis is due out March 18, 2016 via the band's own label, First International. It's the band's 11th studio album, was recorded in London and Sweden, and is the follow-up to 2013's well-received More Light. No music from the new album has been shared yet, but below is the tracklist and above is the cover art.  More

Primal Scream Announce Tour

Behind 2013's More Light

Jan 27, 2015

Because having a new album doesn't need to be an excuse to tour, Primal Scream have announced plans for a series of North American performances. More

Under the Radar’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2013

Our Favorite Visuals of the Year

Jan 03, 2014

While the days of watching music videos on television are long gone, over the past several years the visual art form has certainly found second life (like so many other things) as an excellent online commodity. More

Primal Scream Announce 2014 Tour

Supporting More Light

Dec 13, 2013

Primal Scream have announced plans for a new tour through the North America next spring. More

Watch: Primal Scream - “Goodbye Johnny” Video

Lip-syncing to Bobby Gillespie

Dec 02, 2013

Primal Scream have premiered a brand new music video for the band's latest single "Goodbye Johnny," taken off the group's latest LP More Light. More

Aug 12, 2013

Releasing their new album More Light earlier this summer, Primal Scream have announced that they will embark on their first set of west coast shows in over four years. More

Watch: Mumford & Sons Cover The Beatles’ “With a Little Help From My Friends”

With Vampire Weekend, First Aid Kit, and The Vaccines

Jul 01, 2013

This past weekend thousands of people descended on Pilton, Somerset, England for this year's Glastonbury Music Festival. More

Apr 23, 2013

While it's been known for some time that acid house icons Primal Scream will soon release their 10th studio album More Light in the UK on May 6, a decision had yet to be on when the album would inevitably see release in the states. More

Apr 03, 2013

Next month Primal Scream return with More Light, the band's tenth studio album and follow-up to their 2008 record Beautiful Future. More

Feb 18, 2013

Primal Scream have announced the release of their 10th studio album More Light. More

Jun 21, 2011

CSS have released the first single from their forthcoming new album, La Liberación, due August 29 via V2/Cooperative/Downtown. More

Primal Scream to Release “Screamadelica Live” on DVD and Blu-ray

Chronicles 2010 London Gig Showcasing Band's Seminal 1991 Album

Apr 19, 2011

May 31 will see the release of Screamadelica Live, a concert film chronicling Primal Scream's 2010 London gig in which they played their seminal 1991 Screamadelica album in its entirety. We have the details. More

Primal Scream to Play “Screamadelica” at Poland’s Off Festival

Glasser, Ariel Pink, Destroyer Junior Boys, Liars, and Warpaint Also to Perform

Apr 07, 2011

Looking for a musical get away this summer? Scheduled August 5-7 Katowice Poland’s Off Festival (which we can attest is an fun event), recently released their line-up.  More

Nov 24, 2010

While the U.S. celebrates Thanksgiving, U.K. Primal Scream fans are getting a little something to be thankful for as well. Make that a big something. In honor of landmark album Screamadelica’s 20th anniversary, the band is putting out a massive box set.  More

Primal Scream to Perform Screamadelica Live

November 27 at London Olympia

Feb 18, 2010

Great news for British Primal Scream fans. On November 27 the band is set perform their lauded 1991 album Screamadelica in its entirety. We have the info. More


Interviews

Primal Scream

Directing the Sound

Jun 13, 2016

"I just think of the record as ecstatic depressive realism, but I'm kind of laughing when I'm saying that but I'm also being fucking truthful," says Primal Scream frontman Bobby Gillespie of the band's twelfth album, Chaosmosis. More

Primal Scream

Out of the Darkness

Aug 26, 2013

Never afraid to try something different, Primal Scream has taken many sharp turns across their 10-album discography. More Light, their first record in five years, is the London-based band's return to radical, sophisticated rock music after the retro styling of 2006's Riot City Blues and 2008's reserved Beautiful Future. More


Reviews

Chaosmosis

Chaosmosis

Ignition

Mar 14, 2016

When Primal Scream truly hit their groove, there's no resisting the overpowering engulf of their omnipresent psychedelic disco. Bobby Gillespie and co. are masters of hypnotics at this point, their immersive signature baggy tumult as undeniable as it is effortless.  More

More Light

More Light

First International

Jun 18, 2013

Primal Scream albums areto quote Forrest Gumplike a box of chocolates: you never know what you're going to get. The group's 10th album, More Light, comes five years after its confusing predecessor, Beautiful Future, and it follows up the group touring its seminal album, 1991's Screamadelica. More