Blogs // 3 Articles
The Jesus and Mary Chain: The Power of Negative Thinking
5 Nov 2008 // 3:59 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.
Chasing Honey Bees: The Jesus and Mary Chain and the Post-Masterpiece Struggle
17 Apr 2008 // 5:59 PM
Their first album, Psychocandy, was a classic. And as new reissues of the Jesus and Mary Chain's first five records are released, we see the story of a band proving there is life after a masterpiece.
Hope Despite the Times: 12 Essential Alternative Rock Albums from the 1980s
27 Aug 2014 // 4:24 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 // 4:00 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.