The Jesus and Mary Chain
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The 100 Greatest Alternative Singles of the '80s: Part 5: 20 - 1
1 Oct 2015 // 8:02 PM

Songs of anxiety, paranoia, freak-outs, chilling verses, feverish desire, harrowing lyrics -- they all make for damn good music.

The Jesus and Mary Chain: The Power of Negative Thinking
5 Nov 2008 // 2:59 PM

The forefathers of modern-day noise-rock release practically all of their odds-and-sods, which includes songs that are terrible, funny, exciting, bland, and utterly spectacular in equal measure.


The Jesus and Mary Chain: Live at Barrowlands
3 Aug 2015 // 8:30 PM

Live at Barrowlands is as much a kick to the groin as Psychocandy was on its release three decades ago.


Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 3:24 AM

For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.

Makes You Want to Feel: The Jesus and Mary Chain's "Head On"
21 Jan 2014 // 3:00 AM

Though not from the Mary Chain's most acclaimed album, 1989's "Head On" is one of the band's better offerings, a classic example of how the proper amount of attitude can elevate a song.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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