It’s been three years since we posted about Chicago’s The Hudson Branch and back then it was a Wilco cover. Now we have a free download of their new track Pedal, which is all their own work and lovely slice of Americana infused alt-pop to boot. Grab it here. .
Time for one of our sporadic video round up posts. Lots of new musical films and songs to enjoy – here are a selection of some of our favourites from Fidlar and the Sewer Rats to Samantha Crain and Ruby The Rabbitfoot via Du Blonde and all stops inbetween. . . . . . . .… Read More Video Round Up
Melodic drone-punk trio Feature from London are reissuing their previously sold-out cassette through Brisbane label, Ruined Smile on 1st August. We’re not sure but we have a sneaking suspicion that the band contains one of our favourite PR people too… Anyway, featuring three tracks from the Culture of the Copy EP and two tracks from… Read More MM Shorts 750: Feature
Keeping our raw, garage blues theme up for the day, and with the UK offering, is the new single from Brighton based blues-grunge duo Junkyard Choir. Sun Moon Stars is the second single from their debut album Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (available on a name-your-price deal on Bandcamp here) and if the boys are to be believed, they… Read More New Single From Junkyard Choir
James Leg (aka John Wesley Myers of the Black Diamond Heavies) is set to release his second proper solo album, Below The Belt, later this summer. It is more blisteringly fierce and sleazy blues distinguished by his trademark gruff howl, mixed with equal measures of bourbon, butane and nicotine. On his new album, the ghosts of Leg’s… Read More James Leg – Below The Belt
Brighton based Sealings are a band whose live show has been described as both “based more on confrontation than anything else” and “wilfully abrasive”. Their debut LP I’m A Bastard attempts to capture this mindset of total sonic annihilation whether through careering three-chord punk, industrial instrumental passages or fervent noise-rock. Have a listen to White Devil below. [Click… Read More MM Shorts 747: Sealings
This week we have collected ten cracking tunes from the past seven days of new releases. 1. Mark Lanegan & Beth Orton – Your Kisses Burn (Marc Almond & Nico cover) 2. Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin’ 3. Ghetto Ghouls – Hezbollah 4. Nathaniel Rateliff – Look It Here 5. Blossoms – Blown Rose 6. Chelsea… Read More Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
All Dogs is a loud rock band that plays pop songs, but with roots firmly planted in the DIY punk scene. Crammed with sincere and bittersweet songs, the Columbus, Ohio based quartet will be releasing their debut full length Kicking Every Day on Salinas Records. The first single from it is That Kind Of Girl, which you can… Read More Introducing >>> All Dogs
The Woolen Men play punk influenced DIY music in the tradition of Dead Moon and the Wipers. In September they will release their new album Temporary Monument via Woodsist. For now you can stream the first single from it, the sweetly understated jangle of After The Flood. .
Once more drowning in a sea of new tunes, and so here is another quick and dirty round-up of the first seven to impress… Parts Primitive is the debut album from London-based band Primitive Parts. The band consists of Sauna Youth, Monotony and Male Bonding alumni who first practiced in 2012 after working together in a record… Read More Monday Morning Round Up