Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine

How Kevin Shields and My Bloody Valentine changed the course of guitar playing forever

Back in the late 80s, My Bloody Valentine revolutionised many players’ ideas of what a guitar sounded like. It was a mix of borrowed gear, happy accidents and “sound as an infinite horizon”… and still sounds awesome.
Kevin Shields

My Bloody Valentine, Kevin Shields and me: recording guitar with a shoegaze icon’s Huw Price was a studio engineer for My Bloody Valentine during their early 90s pomp: with the band’s hugely influential back catalogue finally available on streaming platforms, he looks back at the unique experience working with the Sultans Of Shoegaze.
My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine are working on two new albums

Kevin Shields said he doesn’t wait to wait to make the follow up to m b v.
Kevin Shields onstage

My Bloody Valentine’s music comes to streaming, albums to get “fully analogue” vinyl reissues

The band have signed with the Domino Recording Company.

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As part of Fender’s new Under the Influence series
Mogwai and My Bloody Valentine lend their support for an auction benefitting Exeter Deaf Academy.

Mogwai guitar, My Bloody Valentine fuzz pedal and more musicians’ gear now up for...

The ongoing auction, supported by Slowdive’s Rachel Goswell, will benefit the UK charity Exeter Deaf Academy.
Kevin Shields MBV Fender Jazzmaster

Watch Kevin Shields talk about his Jazzmaster experiments

The My Bloody Valentine guitarist recalls the pivotal moments in creating the band’s sound.
Kevin SHields My bloody valentine

Watch Kevin Shields wax lyrical about the Jazzmaster

The famed My Bloody Valentine guitarist talks about gear, his music and the dawn of his ‘glide guitar’ technique.


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