, from alt-rock icons My Bloody Valentine
, became the blueprint for nearly all shoegaze to follow and the standard by which much of noise pop would be judged for the next twenty years. Their influence as a band is pretty much impossible to overstate (even though they only made two albums). The band reunited back in 2007, and according to frontman Kevin Shields [as originally posted by NME
], they have plans to release both an LP and an EP in 2012. For those who have worn out multiple copies of Loveless
over the last 21 years, it can only come as great news. Pitchfork has an unreleased track from the shoegaze titans that you can listen to at their site
as well as another interview with Kevin Shields about the group's forthcoming reissues of their first two albums. Neither the LP or EP has a name or release date at the moment but we'll keep you updated as soon as the details trickle in.