Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine songs for your listening pleasure gathered from the week’s new releases. We have Mountain Goats showing that even with a throwaway song, composed off the back of a jokey Twitter conversation, John Darnielle can better 95% of what is out there, whilst Molly Burch and Tara Jane O’Neil’s beautifully composed songs are at the other end of the pendulum’s swing. We also have some brilliant fuzzy, … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

It is that time again. Ten more of the week’s best new releases rounded up for your listening pleasure. This week we have new songs from the likes of Hiss Golden Messenger, Beach Slang, Gringo Star and Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, as well as tasty covers from The Avett Brothers and Sharon Van Etten. Have fun. Hiss Golden Messenger – Biloxi The Avett Brothers – … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 100 – 76

Time for the MM countdown of our favourite tracks of the year to begin. Over the next few days we’ll be revealing our top 100 tracks and top 30 albums of 2015, with contributions from Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper, Polly Pocket and Franca. We’ll also share their personal choices with you next week. So without further ado, here are numbers 100 through to 76. … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 100 – 76

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol 5)

A day late, but none the worse for all that. Here is this week’s jukebox jury selection for your listening edification. Hit or miss? You pick… . Jake McMullen – Always Single  [RIYL: Singer-songwriters, James Vincent McMorrow, Ryan Adams] . Grassfight – Breaking Up Pigeons  [RIYL: Psych-rock, Spacemen 3, Spoon] . Boys – Believe Anything  [RIYL: Garage pop, The Strokes, The Legends] . PROM – Touch Me … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol 5)

Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Time once again for the weekly collection of new releases in one convenient package for you. This week it is lucky eleven… . 1. Ezra Furman – I Can Change (LCD Soundsystem cover) 2. Potty Mouth – Cherry Picking 3. Israel Nash – Strangers 4. Beach Slang – Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas 5. Widowspeak – Dead Love (so Still) 6. The Ukiah Drag – … Continue reading Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week