Last week The Survivalists released their first album, Counting Down The Days Until Aliens Ride In On A Comet Destroying Most Things On The Planet But Hopefully Not Me. They have been described as an apocalyptic folk-punk duo and hail from Oshawa, Ontario. Have a listen to the excellent Learning To Lose Interest and I Can’t Wait To… Read More MM Shorts 817: The Survivalists
Been a busy week away from the blog so we’ve not been able to post as much as we would like. Here then is our usual round-up of tunes released in the past week. The Coathangers – Make It Right Cat’s Eyes – Chameleon Queen Mary Chapin Carpenter – Something Tamed Something Wild Elephant Stone… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
We’ve already posted a couple of tracks of the slow, roiling, psychedelic folk that The Murals specialise in, and which fills their debut album Violet City Lantern with a breathtaking ease. Now we have a third – listen to I Live Here below, and order the album, which is out in a couple of weeks… Read More Another From Murals
Crippled Shining Blues is the excellently named new single to be taken from London-based psych-folk outfit The Hanging Stars’ new album Over the Silvery Lake (due out on 11 March via The Great Pop Supplement and Crimson Crow). The track is wonderfully rhythmical, replete with a wandering bassline and complimentary riffs from both guitar and… Read More New Single From The Hanging Stars
New Zealand duo The Renderers play languid, seeping music with its guitar swells and swirls, menacing vocal delivery and a loose structure that threatens dissemblance at every turn. New album In The Sodium Light is out on the 26th February and we have the excellent pastoral psych of Seaworthy from it to share with you.
Well here we go again with another collection of ten top notch new tunes picked from the past seven days, purely for your edification and enjoyment. Father John Misty – Maybe, Sweet One, You Won’t Have Nightmares Tonight Rats On Rafts – Some Velvet Morning (Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood cover) The Raveonettes – The… Read More Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
After four years away, Sennen returned with details of a new album, First Light, and a new track of dream-pop inspired shoegaze in the form of the ear-phone friendly Autopilot. Now the four-piece have given us Still Dark, a brisk metronomic and chorus-less single confirming their existence in the outer reaches – of both sound and music. Stream it… Read More More From Sennen
Echoes Of The Dreamtime is Miranda Lee Richards’ third studio album and first release in more than six years. We have already shared the atmospheric psych-folk of 7th Ray in our 100 in 100 series of posts, and the follow up First Light Of Winter is no less enthralling. Clocking in at just under seven… Read More Miranda Lee Richards – First Light Of Winter
The songs keep piling up in the in-box – too many to do justice to – but here are ten choice picks for you to decide… hit or miss? Claire Cronin – Sister And Devil [RIYL: Experimental folk, Karen Dalton, Jason Molina] Stranded Horse – Monde [RIYL: Orchestral folk, Loch Lemond, Horse Feathers] Heck… Read More Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 11)
We were big fans of Long Bridge, the first track from the new Murals debut album that we posted as part of our mammoth 100 in 100 series. Now we have Watching In The Dark for you, another mighty fine example of their slow, seething brand of tripped out psych-folk.