Sunday, May 12 2013
If the band wanted to shoot out the lights on XTRMNTR, More Light just turns them back on again.
Monday, April 22 2013
Bobby Gillespie once said it best: You can't have a good band if you don't have a good drummer. As rock music has proved over the years, that adage is far more true than one might think.
Monday, October 17 2011
In the context of Primal Scream's prior and subsequent career, Screamadelica is a miracle.
Wednesday, September 14 2011
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.
Monday, May 10 2010
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.
Thursday, February 18 2010
Friday, March 20 2009
Thursday, August 3 2006
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.
Saturday, May 27 2000
Six years later, Primal Scream are back.