Dom & The Wizards – The Australian Cyclone Intensity Scale

Come on a journey of kaleidoscopic and sinister whimsy with the new album from Australia’s Dom & The Wizards. Catchily titled The Australian Cyclone Intensity Scale, we have album opener Cellophane Aeroplane for your listening pleasure. Click through to purchase via Bandcamp. Continue reading Dom & The Wizards – The Australian Cyclone Intensity Scale

IDLES cover Sharon Van Etten’s Peace Signs for epic TEN

Longstanding MM fave Sharon Van Etten released her brilliant epic album in 2010. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the album’s release, she asked fellow artists she admired to participate in an expanded reissue, where each artist would cover one different song from epic in their own style. The resulting epic Ten is a double LP featuring the original album plus the new album of … Continue reading IDLES cover Sharon Van Etten’s Peace Signs for epic TEN

The Deathray Davies – Time Well Wasted

Apparently fifteen years have passed since the garage rock outfit The Deathray Davies have shared any new material. That has changed with the forthcoming release of a brand new album, Time Well Wasted (out on the 19th March) and here are the first tasters from it, Oh Stars and You And Me Until The End. Check out both below, shot through with echoes of the 60’s Brit invasion and equally … Continue reading The Deathray Davies – Time Well Wasted

Painted Shrines – Heaven And Holy

We recently shared the lovely, wistful track Gone from Painted Shrines new album Heaven And Holy. The record is a collaboration between Jeremy Earl (Woods) & Glenn Donaldson (Skygreen Leopards, The Reds, Pinks & Purples) who met sometime in the mid-aughts and bonded over a love of tambourines and DIY sounds. Back in 2018 over a week together they emerged with nearly an album’s worth of hazy … Continue reading Painted Shrines – Heaven And Holy

Peeping Drexels – High Heels

Peeping Drexels have shared their brilliant new single High Heels which comes from their upcoming EP, Bad Time, out on May 14th via Brace Yourself Records. The London based five-piece, who have been together since they were sixteen, have to date released a series of singles on the Permanent Creeps and Fierce Panda labels. On High Heels, a song of hardcore hedonism, the band woozily eulogise … Continue reading Peeping Drexels – High Heels

FACS – Strawberry Cough

Having risen out of the ashes of Disappears in 2018 with the bone-rattling intensity of debut album Negative Houses, Chicago trio FACS are back with details of their fourth album Present Tense, due out on 21st May via Trouble In Mind. The first single is the churning, disorientating roil of Strawberry Cough. Would you rewrite This history False dawn Plague distraction What is this feeling? Stream it below and click … Continue reading FACS – Strawberry Cough

Hot Knives – Static Bloom

Brooklyn-based trio Hot Knives have shared their lead single Static Bloom, taken from upcoming long player Making Love To Make Music To Make Love To. Part MC5, part Butthole Surfers, part Funkadelic, the band create a face-melting blend of joyfully trippy nostalgia adding noisy bedroom punk freakouts to the kind of vivid electric psychedelia that ruled the hippy airwaves in the late sixties. Stream it below … Continue reading Hot Knives – Static Bloom