The Tall Pines are a shack-shakin’, foot–stompin’, sometimes folk-rock band fronted by singer Connie Lynn Petruk, playing drums on her alligator-skin suitcase and shaking her tambourine, and her guitar-slinging partner Christmas Davis, who writes the songs and howls along. The duo revel in the spirits of the late 1960s and early 1970s country, soul, and… Read More New Video: The Tall Pines – Mexico
There must be something in the water in Brighton as they seem to be producing new bands faster than we can write about them. The latest are Our Girl will release their debut single Sleeper through Cannibal Hymns on Friday December 11th. The single, which features Level on the flipside, is a luscious array of… Read More MM Shorts 796: Our Girl
On the 4th December Bloodshot Records will celebrate turning 21 with their first six-pack single release, Bloodshot Six Pack to Go: Working Songs for the Drinking Class, a limited edition run of 1,000 and as the title suggests, all themed around drinking songs. There are plenty of covers amongst them including JP Harris & the Tough Choices… Read More Deer Tick Cover The Pogues
In the rather overcrowded spaces of jangly indie and dream pop, West London based five piece Saltwater Sun manage to set themselves apart from the rest with a lovely blend of shimmering, crystalline guitars and hooks tinged with just enough sweetness to avoid over indulgence. They have just released debut EP Wild, and this is the… Read More MM Shorts 795: Saltwater Sun
Our regular collection of the best of the week’s new tunes. This week no less than x new tracks for you. The Felice Brothers – Carriage Smoke Fairies – Wild Winter Savages – T.I.W.Y.G. Meat Wave – Symmy Theo Verney – Sailed Long WALL – Fit The Part Cassie Ramone – Run Run Rudolph (Chuck… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
It’s been four years since Norwich indie quartet, Sennen released their last album of visceral shoegaze noise and beautiful dream pop Lost Harmony and exactly ten years this month since their debut album Widows was released. Now you can get a taste of their new single, Autopilot. At just over seven minutes long, this opus is a hypnotic,… Read More The Return Of Sennen
Brighton rockers Thyla have announced the forthcoming release of their new single Us And Them. The track is a scintillating grunge pop anthem that recalls elements of Wolf Alice, Warpaint and Garbage. Very promising stuff indeed – give it a whirl.
North Collins self-titled debut album is a thoroughly beguiling work of layered orchestral arrangements, pop-folk simplicity, ambient sounds and cinematic textures; finding way to unique tensions and resolutions. The duo is comprised of Celine George and Robert Pycior (O’Death, Skeletonbreath). Listen to a couple of tracks below and order from Bandcamp here.
House of Spirituals – Too Many Days [RIYL: Chain-gang gospel, Blind Willie Johnson, Alabama Shakes] The She’s – Cherry Red [RIYL: Surf-rock, the Go-Go’s, Shonen Knife] Gang – Animalia [RIYL: Fuzzy psych, Dinosaur Jr., Wand] Sixties Future – Saint [RIYL: Rust-belt Americana, Delta Spirit, Futurebirds] Morning Smoke – Soft Decay [RIYL: Noise-rock,… Read More Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 9)
As well as the anticipation, there is always a slight sense of trepidation when an artist or band that you have a particular affinity with releases something new. More than anything you want that special sense of rapport and harmony that you feel to be prolonged and enhanced, and not to be spoiled – for your… Read More The Cave Singers Are Back, MM Rejoices