Our in-box is once again sinking slowly in a deluge of new music and videos, and even once we’ve deleted all the e-mails about house bangers, dance remixes, and other such nonsense we’re still left with an unfathomably large number of songs to listen to… However, listen we do, and here is a short selection… Read More MM’s Monday Morning Round Up
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
Danny & The Champions Of The World will release a new album What Kind Of Love in September via Loose Music. New single Clear Water comes from it and is a full on, uplifting slice of country-tinged soulful Americana that calls to mind Van Morrison as an obvious touch point, but also has elements of… Read More MM Shorts 722: Danny & The Champions Of The World
The marvellously talented singer-songwriter Nathaniel Rateliff has unveiled the first song from his anticipated new soulful project Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats. Listen to the classic horns, guitar and vintage stax feel of I Need Never Get Old here. .
Rapturous gospel, urgent 60s protest soul, unhinged ferocious no-wave – all in one visceral package that is Algiers. New signings to Matador, this is their new track But She Was Not Flying. . .
Captivating soulful songstress Cold Specks has shared a cover version of the recent Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ track We No Who U R. It is the B-side to new single Bodies At Bay, out on September 16th on Mute. Listen to both below. . . .
Silent Lions are a sinister twosome of heavy-soul, stoned blues and chill-punk, memorably described as ‘Hall & Oates backed by Rage Against The Machine.’ This is their video for Runnin’ Me Down – judge for yourself. . . .
We are kicking off Easter with a massive Round-Up of lots of new music and bands that have been sat in our in-box patiently waiting to be heard. Some of these have been released already, some are about to be, but either way we have fifteen artists that are all well worth checking out. .… Read More It’s An Easter Round Up
We first posted about Halcyonaire at the end of last year and now the Oakland-based experimental Americana quintet have released a new three-track cassette in a limited run of 100, which can be ordered via their Bandcamp page here. Check out lead track Urban Arson. .
Blues rocking, soul drenched four piece the Dough Rollers will be releasing a new five track EP, Gone Baby Gone via Third Man Records. It is the follow up to last year’s Little Lily single and sacrifices nothing in the gritty, despairing wail of the vocals and the visceral guitar riffs. Have a listen… .