MM Shorts 823: Big Ups

Big Ups will release new long player Before A Million Universes on the 4th March. They have shared a new track from it – the ferocious Hope for Someone, which conjures a striking middle ground between the all-out attack of Hoover or Drive Like Jehu with the driving proto-punk of Wipers at their most propulsive – and all in less than two and a half minutes. … Continue reading MM Shorts 823: Big Ups

Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

1. The Dead Weather – Buzzkill(er) 2. Jason Lytle – Bell’s View 3. She & Him – Time After Time (Frank Sinatra cover) 4. Elephant Micah – By The Canal 5. Big Ups – Not Today 6. Songs: Ohia – Blue Chicago Moon (Demo version) 7. Mourn – Silver Gold . . . . . . . . Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM Shorts 326: Big Ups

Brooklyn’s Big Ups are at the vanguard of the visceral, chaotically noisy, and sometimes weird, punk and hardcore scene that is taking root in the city. A band that manages to be both deranged and charming – sometimes in the same song – they will playing a series of showcases at SXSW. Grab Fresh Meat for free from their split release with Flagland. . Continue reading MM Shorts 326: Big Ups