100 Songs In 100 Hours: 77 – A Nighthawk

Swedish trio A Nighthawk release their debut full-length Ice In The Belly, Fire In The Mind via their own imprint Dead Dandelion Collective, on 26th February. A confident distillation of rhythm, songcraft and texture: signposts to Lykke Li, Susanne Sundfør, Beach House or perhaps a Nordic Cocteau Twins populate the album – giving the songs an eerie,… Read More 100 Songs In 100 Hours: 77 – A Nighthawk

MM Shorts 793: North Collins

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.    

New Video: Aura Blaze – A Glass Of Tears Half Empty

Rhode Rachel records retro-infused psych rock for his solo project Aura Blaze, exploring the catchiness inherent in the music of the ’60s and ’70s while, on the other end of the sonic spectrum, delving into the abstract and avant-garde. Some of his many influences include Tame Impala, The Doors, Goat, Temples, Pink Floyd, Type O Negative, Strawberry… Read More New Video: Aura Blaze – A Glass Of Tears Half Empty

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Deradoorian

Even if you’re unfamiliar with L.A based Angel Deradoorian’s name, you’re likely familiar with her voice. As the former bassist and vocalist for Dirty Projectors, or as a member of Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, and she also sang on Flying Lotus’ Siren Song. Her debut LP, The Expanding Flower Planet (out on 21st August via Anticon) reflects a… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends… Deradoorian