My Bloody Valentine Working on Vinyl Catalog Remasters
My Bloody Valentine fans have long since learned that the band works at its own pace — so it should come as no surprise that they appear to finally be working on remastered vinyl reissues from their back catalogue, years after frontman Kevin Shields announced they were in the works.
The news comes courtesy of the band's label, Creation Records, via (months-old) tweets posted by Abbey Road Studios mastering engineer Sean Magee. Magee revealed a handful of snapshots from the studio where he was holed up in an "old school" session making an "all analogue cut" with My Bloody Valentine.
"Four years after the reissue on CD it seems My Bloody Valentine’s back catalogue is finally coming out again on vinyl," writes the label. "Kevin Shields has promised for many years the albums will see a vinyl repress and with him working with the old analogue recordings things must finally be in progress. ... There’s never been an official repress of their back catalogue on vinyl since their original release, so for those who want to own these but don’t want to pay £100 plus for a second-hand copy this will be good news."
There's still really no telling if or when the remasters will surface in stores — the group famously went more than 20 years between their two most recent records, 1991's Loveless and 2013's M B V. Shields has also said the group is working on new music, telling Pitchfork in 2014 that his next project was to finish an EP. "Musically, I just think in terms of what’s next," he explained. "There’s a lot of things I’ve always dreamed of doing, and I hope I get to them before I get too deaf."
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