ICYMI: Lightning Dust – Material Life EP

We missed posting about the new Material Life EP from Lightning Dust a couple of months ago. Mentioning Amber Webber in our earlier post today reminded us and we thought better late than never! The two tracks made a sprightly summer foil to the autumnal darkness of last year’s wonderful LP Spectre. Going for a live-from-the-garage feel, the duo of Amber and Joshua Wells  invited … Continue reading ICYMI: Lightning Dust – Material Life EP

Suuns – Pray

Experimental Canadian trio Suuns will release a new six track EP Fiction on the 30th October via Joyful Noise. The darkly adventurous record, which precedes a new full length due next year, includes guest appearances from Jerusalem In My Heart and longtime MM fave Amber Webber, and closes with a cover of the intense (and timely) Frank Zappa track Trouble Every Day. Watch the official … Continue reading Suuns – Pray

The Nude Party – Midnight Manor

The Nude Party are set to return with their second album Midnight Manor, on October 2nd via New West Records. They have shared an excellent new song from it titled What’s The Deal. They describe the song as “… a cross section of 1967 hitting the Stones, Velvet Underground and more, but its raucous vibe belies more serious themes.” Frontman Patton Magee says, “I was … Continue reading The Nude Party – Midnight Manor

New Video: Militarie Gun – Dislocate Me

Militarie Gun’s debut EP, My Life Is Over, is out now via Convulse Records. The Los Angeles-based group was conceived by Regional Justice Center mastermind Ian Shelton and offers a menacingly melodic sound unlike anything he’s done before. Militarie Gun draw on a wide range of influences – from the unhinged guitar work of Born Against, to the propulsive bass of The Jesus Lizard, to … Continue reading New Video: Militarie Gun – Dislocate Me

New Video: Fontaines D.C. – A Lucid Dream

Fontaines D.C. have shared a music video for A Lucid Dream, the thunderous and apocalyptic highlight off their newly-released, and very, very good second LP A Hero’s Death.   UK 2021 headline tour dates: 1st May – Edinburgh Corn Exchange 3rd May – Nottingham Rock City 4th May – Bath Forum 6th May – Liverpool Mountford Hall 7th May – Manchester Academy – SOLD OUT … Continue reading New Video: Fontaines D.C. – A Lucid Dream

Marika Hackman – Covers

Marika Hackman will return with a new album, Covers, a self-produced new album which showcases a more vulnerable side. It will be out on the 13th November via Sub Pop in North and South America and via Transgressive everywhere else. Covers features Hackman’s emotive voice set against sparse arrangements of guitars and strings with the occasional synth or scattered drum groove as she works through interpretations of … Continue reading Marika Hackman – Covers

ICYMI – First Aid Kit cover Willie Nelson

First Aid Kit recently shared their archived cover of Willie Nelson’s classic On The Road Again, alongside an charming homemade tour video. The band’s first release since 2018’s Ruins LP and Tender Offerings EP, On The Road Again is a previously unreleased cover that First Aid Kit made seven plus years ago, and is another lovely addition to their extensive catalog of covers.   Continue reading ICYMI – First Aid Kit cover Willie Nelson

Death Valley Girls – Under the Spell Of Joy

LA’s Death Valley Girls have always sought to wield their musical magic like ancient mystics, creating psychic bonds with willing ears through the medium of their fiery rock n’ roll. On the surface, previous albums like Glow in the Dark and Darkness Rains were rowdy mash-ups of early American punk, sun-baked psych rock, and proto-metal fire-and-brimstone guitar worship, yet there was always an undercurrent of … Continue reading Death Valley Girls – Under the Spell Of Joy

New from EELS

Following the early August surprise single release of Baby Let’s Make It Real, EELS have unveiled another new track titled Who You Say You Are. Band leader Mark Oliver Everett, a.k.a. E, says, “Here’s a way to forget your troubles for two minutes and 55 seconds. Listen to this song and think about my problems instead. You’re welcome!” Listen to both below. A limited edition 7” … Continue reading New from EELS