Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 24)

Time for our irregular, but still brilliant, instalment of Nickel in the Jukebox. A collection of ten tunes of varying guises and ages for your listening pleasure. So whatever your particular pleasure there will be something for you here. Your job is simply to sift through and find your own personal hits and misses. Port Juvee – Double Vision  [RIYL: Post-punk, The Hives, The Strokes] … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 24)

MM Shorts 346: John Denver Tribute

The compilation The Music Is You: A Tribute to John Denver sees an official release today and features artists including Sharon Van Etten, J Mascis, Evan Dando, Lucinda Williams, Josh Ritter, Emmylou Harris and many more reinterpreting some of the pop icon’s classic tunes. Listen to a few choice selections from it below and order it via iTunes (USA) here. Continue reading MM Shorts 346: John Denver Tribute

SXSW Day 4: Ladies Day In Texas

Having now learnt from the previous two days of SXSW (fully creamed up for a start) and the seemingly vastly increased numbers from 2009, I headed straight for The Red Eyed Fly determined at the third attempt to get into a Phosphorescent show…only to be greeted by more lines that stretched way, way into the distance. Having no further wish to baste in the midday … Continue reading SXSW Day 4: Ladies Day In Texas