Singer/songwriter (and longtime MM fave) Alela Diane and guitarist Ryan Francesconi have uniquely collaborated to create Cold Moon. The two musicians talked at a friend’s show in October 2014, chatting about how they were both experiencing creative standstills. Ryan was lacking inspiration to make more instrumental music, and Alela was at a loss for how to… Read More Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi Collaborate On Cold Moon
This week we have the welcome return of Low amongst our weekly round up of new tunes, as well as top notch tracks from White Reaper, Beach Baby, Sianna Plavin and no less than three covers too… Dig in! 1. Low – No Comprende 2. Delta Spirit – (Cream cover) 3. Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Longstanding MM faves and Americana duo The Lowest Pair features the duel banjo picking of Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee. Draped in Kendl’s high lonesome harmonies and Palmer’s midwest croon, their sophomore effort, The Sacred Heart Sessions has been on regular rotation here at MM Towers. They are following it up with Reckon I’m Fixin’… Read More The Lowest Pair – Reckon I’m Fixin’ On Kickin’ Round to Pick a Little, Volume 1
This week we have collected no less than ten new releases for your listening pleasure. Every one a winner! 1. Ausmuteants – Echo Beach (Martha & The Muffins cover) 2. Bueno – Assed Out 3. Day Wave – Drag 4. The Foetals – Fine 5. Nathaniel Rateliff – S.O.B. 6. The Lighthouse And The Whaler –… Read More Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
It has been a good while since we’ve posted a round up of some of the best videos (and songs) that have found their way into our in box. So we’re righting that wrong this weekend with a Sunday collection for your viewing and listening pleasure. We have the Mynabirds, Dirty Blonde, Vanish Valley, Buffalo… Read More Big Video Round Up
Ralegh Long’s debut album Hoverance, is out now on the Gare du Nord label. Pastoral and exquisite, Hoverance is graced with lush string arrangements, pedal steel and rich piano tones, inspired by the 1970s sounds of Bill Fay, Nick Drake and Laura Nyro. You can listen to the new single Islands (featuring the lead guitar of… Read More MM Shorts 719: Ralegh Long
We first became aware of Meg Baird as co-founder of the mysterious psych-folk band Espers who released three excellent studio albums. She then went on to form the moody and thunderous Heron Oblivion and has also found time to release two solo records of her own and now has a new solo album Don’t Weigh… Read More Meg Baird – Don’t Weigh Down The Light
Acoustic punk duo Girlpool have shared Cherry Picking, a relationship lament, and the latest single from the band’s much anticipated debut album, Before The World Was Big. Stream it below. .
Following on from Kyle Cox’s Rolling Stones cover yesterday, we now have a cover of the Velvet Underground’s classic Femme Fatale for you by Chicago indie-folksters Ratboys. It is lovely stuff. Give it a spin and grab from NoiseTrade here. .
Indie folk singer/songwriter, Austin Basham, recently released his new five track Linton//Oslo EP. From Austin, Texas, his music draws influences from classic folksingers like Bob Dylan, but also shares a contemporary feel with artists such as Joe Pug and The Tallest Man On Earth. Recorded in Norway, the record is a culmination of warm southern nights and cool Norwegian atmosphere… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends: Austin Basham