Archive for the ‘Pop’ Category

San Francisco’s Cool Ghouls have shared their new single Gord’s Horse, the title track from their upcoming tour only cassette, on CLRVYNT.

It is another cracking slab of their twangy, harmony filled, vintage tinged rock’n’roll.

Have a listen.


MM Shorts 937: Dream Club

Posted: April 20, 2017 in Music, Pop, Psychedelic, Rock

Hailing from Los Angeles, and evoking the spirits of the canyons, beaches, hills, valleys and alleys, Dream Club are a group of friends who celebrate the spirit of their hometown and it’s rich musical history by playing California Rock thick with three-part harmonies, sun drenched melodies, psychedelic jams and haunting lyrics.

Check out California Dreams Or The Head Trip Scene, the first track released off of the bands debut album out in May!


MM Shorts 935: Lucky Shivers

Posted: April 19, 2017 in Indie, Music, Pop, Rock

Wrinkle Pillow is the DIY, lo-fi, bedroom recorded B-side to Lucky Shivers’ debut single, Human By Night. A catchy slacker indie track that is accompanied by a homemade phone video made for just £10, a green screen and some tinfoil.

Watch / stream them both below.



  1. Car Seat Headrest – That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore  (Smiths cover)
  2. Royal Blood – Lights Out
  3. Iggy Pop – Asshole Blues
  4. Hurray For The Riff Raff – Be My Baby  (Ronettes cover)
  5. YAWN – Hum
  6. Land Of Talk – Loving (featuring Sharon Van Etten)
  7. Kevin Morby – Aboard My Train
  8. Wavves – Million Enemies










This week has seen a few MM faves all share some top-notch new tunes via YouTube, and so here is a quick video collection from garage rockers Black Lips, psych-juggernauts Black Angels, psych-freaks King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, hazy troubadour Mac DeMArco, some classic old-time Americana from The Deslondes and some amphetamine filled blues boogie from Left Lane Cruiser.







  1. Protomartyr – Sweeney Ashtray
  2. Strand Of Oaks – I Know YOU Know You Are Evil
  3. Mitski – Fireproof  (One Direction cover)
  4. Marika Hackman – My Lover Cindy
  5. Daddy Issues – I’m Not
  6. Big Thief – Mythological Beauty
  7. Chemtrails – Headless Pin Up Girl
  8. H.Grimace – Lipsyncer
  9. Vulgarians – Of Humdrum Consumption
  10. The Wooden Sky – Deadhorse Creek












  1. Mountain Man – Love Hurts  (Nazareth cover)
  2. Dan Auerbach – Shine On Me
  3. Mountain Goats – Etruscans
  4. Whitney – Gonna Hurry (As Slow As I Can)  (Dolly Parton cover)
  5. Los Angeles Police Department – If I Lied
  6. Moon Duo – Sevens
  7. Peacers – Jurgen’s Layout
  8. Sam Amidon – Juma Mountain
  9. Spencer Radcliffe & Everyone Else – Wrong Turn
  10. The Wooden Sky – Black Gold











MM Shorts 933: Fazerdaze

Posted: March 31, 2017 in Indie, Music, Pop, Rock

Take It Slow is the new single lifted from Fazerdaze’s (a.k.a. Amelia Murray’s) forthcoming debut album Morningside, due out on New Zealand’s esteemed Flying Nun label on 5th May.

Languid and alluring, the song is bursting with dreamy, bedroom-pop charms, layered with just the right hint of melancholia.

Stream it / watch it below.



  1. Julien Baker – Good News (Piano Version)
  2. Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Hope The High Road
  3. BNQT – Unlikely Force
  4. Bonnie Prince Billy & Nathan Salsburg – Wallin Creek Girls
  5. Kevin Morby – Come To Me Now
  6. Diet Cig – Link In Bio
  7. The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions
  8. Marissa Nadler – Rosemary
  9. W.H. Lung – Nothing Is
  10. Soccer Mommy – Be Seeing You












MM Shorts 931: Tors

Posted: March 24, 2017 in Folk, Indie, Music, Pop

With comparisons to the likes of Fleet Foxes, Bombay Bicycle Club and Villagers, Devon-based outfit folk outfit Tors have announced latest EP Merry Go Round.

Fronted by Matt and Theo Weedon, grandsons of the legendary guitarist Bert Weedon, the new release features their harmony-rich singles Now We Fall and Hold Me as well as the title track which you can stream below.