After a temporary hiatus, we’re back with another round of jukebox style hits for you to trial and judge. Over to you. Hit or miss… False Heads – Steal And Cheat [RIYL: Bratty punk, Buzzcocks, Libertines] Mount Moriah – Cardinal Cross [RIYL: Alt-country, Sixteen Horsepower, Frontier Ruckus] Sun Machine – Loudest Of… Read More Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 10)
We’re coming to the end of the year and with Thanksgiving and all that, the new releases slowed ever so slightly this week. Here then is our round-up of wholesome new tracks from the past seven days, gathered from all corners for your listening edification… The Arcs – Young Strand Of Oaks – Wonderful (The Way… Read More Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Once again our list of admirable musically inspired films to watch has grown exponentially and here is an initial selection of some of our favourites…
Manchester based lo-fi pop act The Foetals is the new project from a rather busy Jolan Lewis (he’s also the frontman of The Pink Teens, and plays in Francis Lung’s (ex WU LYF) band as well as Aldous RH). The Foetals’ upcoming debut LP Meet The Foetals, is due on December 4 via PNKSLM Recordings on… Read More MM Shorts 798: The Foetals
The Wave Pictures return with a brand new, vinyl only album called A Season in Hull, due out on 12 February on their own label Wymeswold Records. The album was recorded on acoustic guitars in one room, with a bunch of their friends, live in to one microphone on singer Dave Tattersall’s birthday, January 28th.… Read More New Album From The Wave Pictures
Sea Caves’ new album Bright Forest (out on the 5th February) is an orchestral indie rock album filled with stories of longing and aspiration with hints of the ever-changing backdrop of the mountains and the forest. Weaving compositions with finger picking guitar, wide harmonies, dueling flutes, melodic bass, and launching keyboard lines, the Portland based four-piece has found… Read More MM Shorts 797: Sea Caves
This excellent cut of scrappy garage tinged indie rock is the first taste we’ve had for a while from Leland Sundries. Frontman Nick Loss-Eaton wrote Radiator Sabotage in response to the maximum-temp heating blast common through winter in NYC’s old apartment blocks. It is taken from forthcoming debt long-player Music For Outcasts which is due in early… Read More Leland Sundries – Radiator Sabotage
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
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.