Saint Motel’s debut album is due out in July and will be called Voyeur. The first taste from it is the sparkling, effervescent indie-pop of 1997 – a vaguely loving ode to the friendships forged in the Heaven’s Gate cult! Have a listen, or grab it via the limited time download below. Pre-order the album… Read More MM Shorts 165: New Song From Saint Motel
The Henry Clay People have a new album set for a June 26th release on TBD Records, Twenty-Five for the Rest of Our Lives is a thrilling and sweaty thirty minutes of teenage restlessness expertly melded with adult malaise. The new album sees not only the return of the band’s original line up, but songwriters… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Henry Clay People
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Red Cosmos is the work of one wonderfully named Kim Tortoise and when we received her CD, There And Back, in the post with a most engaging handwritten note it created the initial impression of a gentle soul full of whimsy with a floaty dress and an acoustic guitar. Hmm. Not quite. Released a month… Read More Introducing >>> Red Cosmos
Here are a few streams of some of the latest singles and tracks to be creating a buzz round these parts. Worth the hype or not…you decide! This is Anthem from King Tuff’s self titled album – full-on glam rock revival anyone? Order the record and/or grab yourself a free download of Bad Thing from… Read More Wednesday Means Seven Of The Best: Do Believe The Hype?
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The Handsome Family || Bullingdon Arms, Oxford || May 25th 2012 You never quite know what you’re going to get at a Handsome Family gig. The venue was an old familiar haunt, quite cataclysmically changed from yesteryear – and not in an altogether good way. (Though thankfully, the Back Room of the Bully now has… Read More The Handsome Family: Live Review
Fire Records are reissuing the complete works of Rainer Ptacek, the much beloved slide guitarist from Tucson, Arizona, who originated Giant Sand’s sound from the band’s inception, as well as creating many remarkable recordings as a solo artist and with his own band, Das Combo, before succumbing to brain cancer on November 12 1997. The… Read More The Inner Flame: A Tribute To Rainer Ptacek
With a name like Grave Babies, an EP title like Gothdammit, and songs called Nightmare, Bloodstains, and Mourning Heir it is not hard to guess to which musical mast the band have nailed their flag. That they are able to do so whilst maintaining a healthy dose of self-awareness of the flat-out ridiculousness of much… Read More Introducing >>> Grave Babies