Back in February we posted Cornish three-piece Lost Dawn’s excellent track Count On Me and now the band are back with another excellent single, Electrify – a slice of scuzzy, psych-rock that melds an experimental flavour with classic pop sensibilities and a soupçon of glam-rock. Stream it here. .
The Bulls, Anna Bulbrook of The Airborne Toxic Event (and sometimes Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes) and Marc Sallis of The Duke Spirit, have shared Small Problems, the title track off their new record Small Problems, in advance of a full EP on August 28th (via Diet Pink Records). Born from a shared love of… Read More MM Shorts 749: The Bulls
On July 31, Amazon Music will release Amazon Acoustics, a playlist of cover songs and original music from more than 30 artists. The latest song to be shared from it is Deer Tick’s Grandfather Song, which was was originally a demo for 2013 album Negativity. While it didn’t make the final cut for the record, John McCauley… Read More Deer Tick – Grandfather Song
We’ve already posted Stalker, the flip side to I Hear Voices by Brooklyn’s neo-psych rockers Sunflower Bean. Now here is the A side in all its hazy, spring-heeled glory that is making good on all the hype the band are generating. Stream it here. .
Austin Plaine is a singer-songwriter from Minneapolis whose self-titled debut album is being released via Washington Square/Razor & Tie on the 11th September. With influences from classic Dylan to Ryan Adams via Springsteen and Kurt Cobain, you can hear why his plaintive lyrics and calming rasp have earned early praise. His music, at times both unsettling and… Read More Introducing >>> Austin Plaine
It has been a good while since we’ve heard from Australian dream-poppers, The Oyster Murders. The good news is that they are back with a new single – When You’re Wrong is a wash of distorted pop melodies, overdriven guitars and analog synths. This is the band’s first release since their 2013 Mourning Birds EP and it… Read More MM Shorts 748: The Oyster Murders
Keeping our raw, garage blues theme up for the day, and with the UK offering, is the new single from Brighton based blues-grunge duo Junkyard Choir. Sun Moon Stars is the second single from their debut album Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (available on a name-your-price deal on Bandcamp here) and if the boys are to be believed, they… Read More New Single From Junkyard Choir
James Leg (aka John Wesley Myers of the Black Diamond Heavies) is set to release his second proper solo album, Below The Belt, later this summer. It is more blisteringly fierce and sleazy blues distinguished by his trademark gruff howl, mixed with equal measures of bourbon, butane and nicotine. On his new album, the ghosts of Leg’s… Read More James Leg – Below The Belt
Brighton based Sealings are a band whose live show has been described as both “based more on confrontation than anything else” and “wilfully abrasive”. Their debut LP I’m A Bastard attempts to capture this mindset of total sonic annihilation whether through careering three-chord punk, industrial instrumental passages or fervent noise-rock. Have a listen to White Devil below. [Click… Read More MM Shorts 747: Sealings
This week we have collected ten cracking tunes from the past seven days of new releases. 1. Mark Lanegan & Beth Orton – Your Kisses Burn (Marc Almond & Nico cover) 2. Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin’ 3. Ghetto Ghouls – Hezbollah 4. Nathaniel Rateliff – Look It Here 5. Blossoms – Blown Rose 6. Chelsea… Read More Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week