Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our penultimate round up of the year of the best of the week’s new releases. This week eight tracks from indie rock to honky tonk to folk to psych rock. Margo Price – Hurtin’ (On The Bottle) Nada Surf – Believe You’re Mine La Sera – High Notes Matt Kivel – Jamie’s M. Ward – Girl From Conejo Valley Cheatahs – Freak Waves Dan Sartain … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Seven days, nine new songs, all winners. Courtney Barnett – Boxing Days Blues Revisited JEFF The Brotherhood – Radiating Fiber Plane Besnard Lakes – Golden Lion Cass McCombs – Evangeline William Elliott Whitmore – Civilisations Hiccup – Whatevs, Its Cool Powderburns – Not Right (Stooges cover) Cheatahs – Su-Pra Mothers – It Hurts Until It Doesn’t                     Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Cheatahs Announce New Album

Cheatahs have announced news of their second album Mythologies, due for release through Wichita Recordings on October 30th. The title takes its name from Roland Barthes’ 1957 collection of essays on semiotics and myth, which influenced the record. Listen to Seven Sisters an appropriately seismic and glistening excursion into their world of shimmering, hazy rock’n’roll. Pre-order here. . Catch them live: Tue November 17  – SHEFFIELD Picture House Social Wed … Continue reading Cheatahs Announce New Album

Video Round Up Time

Time for a collection of some of the great videos and songs we’ve had through lately. They range from the Cheatah’s excellent Murasaki video and Heater’s brilliant Mean Green through to the raw, fizzing noise rock of Reporters’ stripped back video by way of the tripped out campfire haze of Zuli’s Better All The Time. . . . . . . . Continue reading Video Round Up Time

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Easter weekend, and a bumper collection of ten songs for you to dip into that were released this week. 1. The National – Sunshine On My Back 2. Southern – Lone Driver 3. Cheatahs – Murasaki 4. Heartless Bastards – Gates Of Dawn 5. Woodpigeon – When You Look For Trouble, Trouble Comes 6. Radkey – Parade It 7. Allo Darlin’ – Half Heart Necklace … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our regular round up of the songs you really should have heard already this week, chief among them a brand new song from MM fave Sharon Van Etten, a couple of cracking covers and a newly discovered Jason Molina song with Will Oldham and Alasdhair Roberts. Enjoy. 1. Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down 2. The Smoke Fairies – Steal Softly … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

New Videos: Hurray For The Riff Raff || Fat White Family || Cheatahs || Dr. Dog || Mini Mansions

Taking a break from the countdown of our favourite 100 songs of the year to bring you five new excellent videos from some MM faves – Hurray For The Riff Raff (who will be featuring in the top 100 shortly), Fat White Family, Cheatahs, Mini Mansions and an excellent live video from Dr. Dog. Enjoy. . . . . . Continue reading New Videos: Hurray For The Riff Raff || Fat White Family || Cheatahs || Dr. Dog || Mini Mansions

New Cheatahs Single

London’s Cheatahs have unveiled a brand new single from their forthcoming self titled debut album. Get Tight is set for release on 24th Feb via Wichita Recordings. The band’s long-awaited and self titled debut album is a blend of ecstatic noise, ambient drone and visceral, resounding alt-rock, combined with lyrics that touch on the complexities of relationships, nature, the city, memory, dislocation and self-identity. Listen … Continue reading New Cheatahs Single