Articles tagged primal scream

12 May 2013 // 10:06 PM

Primal Scream: More Light

If the band wanted to shoot out the lights on XTRMNTR, More Light just turns them back on again.

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In Defense of the Rock Drummer

Bobby Gillespie said it best: You can't have a good band if you don't have a good drummer.

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‘Screamadelica’ and the Altered State

In the context of Primal Scream's prior and subsequent career, Screamadelica is a miracle.

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15 Landmark Dance Tracks from 1991

As a precursor to PopMatters' upcoming retrospective on music in 1991, Sound Affects takes at look at 15 pivotal tracks from the year where dance music's potential to amaze seemed boundless.

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Serena-Maneesh: S-M 2: Abyss in B Minor

This album was meant to be a “rock ’n’ roll chamber of magic", but, in truth, the end result is more like a distorted hall of mirrors that render an otherwise skinny person into something fat and ugly.

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Diamonds, Furcoat, Champagne: The Unfulfilled Promise of Primal Scream

Little Steven Van Zandt may look like a buffoon, but he knows what he’s talking about. Witness what he had to say last year

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20 Mar 2009 // 12:02 PM

I’ve long been of the mind that Primal Scream’s 2000 effort, XTRMNTR, was a victim of self-sabotage by the band. The disc’s first

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Primal Scream: Riot City Blues

Riot City Blues sounds like it's been made by a band on rock and roll autopilot. It's a record of pastiche pieces, without the sense of impending danger or collapse that makes truly great rock and roll so thrilling.

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Six years later, Primal Scream are back.

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31 Dec 1994 // 10:03 PM

	Primal Scream: Exterminator

Radical critiques of American foreign policy with a good beat that you can dance to are few and far between. When it comes to the

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//Mixed media
//Blogs

"Island of Lemurs: Madagascar" Is Cute but Spooky

// Short Ends and Leader

"This flick is a superficial but eye-popping survey for armchair nature tourists.

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