Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here they are, all rounded up in a nice neat package for you – eight new releases from the past week. They include the return of punk blues band Boss Hog after sixteen years, and of desert blues aficionados Tiniariwen as well as new singles from IDLES, Our Girl, and Sundara Karma amongst others. Enjoy! Boss Hog – Wichita Grey IDLES – Well Done Esme Patterson – Not Feeling … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

It can never be seen as a bad week when you have brand new songs from Okkervil River and the Low Anthem to share. And not only that, we have seven other new tunes for you as well from the likes of Father John Misty, Psychic Ills and The Gotobeds. Dig in. Okkervil River – Okkervil River R.I.P. The Low Anthem – The Pepsi Moon Father John Misty – … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 13)

It has been a month since the last Nickel in the Jukebox, so here are another collection of ten tunes to put before our most discerning jury… you. So give them a spin and decide, hot or not… The Vryll Society – La Jetee  [RIYL: Space-rock, the Horrors, the Brian Jonestown Massacre ]   Reddening West – The River  [RIYL: Americana, Hiss Golden Messenger, Andrew … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 13)

Esmé Patterson Answers Back…

Denver singer songwriter Esmé Patterson has unveiled a new single – What Do You Call A Woman? – to be released on 2nd February through Xtra Mile Recordings. It is taken from her forthcoming album Woman to Woman – a brilliantly unique concept where she writes from the point of view of women immortalised in popular songs over the years. The single is a response to … Continue reading Esmé Patterson Answers Back…

Esmé Patterson – Woman To Woman

Esmé Patterson has featured a couple of times on MM, but her latest solo release is a fascinating concept. It is a collection of responses to songs in popular music about women, written from the perspective of the subject of each song – Jolene (Dolly Parton), Alison (Elvis Costello), Loretta (Townes Van Zandt), Caroline (The Beach Boys), Eleanor Rigby (The Beatles), Evangeline (The Band), and Irene … Continue reading Esmé Patterson – Woman To Woman

Videos of the Day: Field Report || Crushed Beaks || Esmé Patterson || The Maginot Band

Watch a brilliant video from Field Report to accompany their track I Am Not Waiting Anymore, Crushed Beak’s new video for their track Breakdown, and Esmé Patterson’s video for My Young Man featuring another MM fave in Nathaniel Rateliff. Finally we have the soaring indie-pop of Scottish six piece The Maginot Band and their new video for recent single Sombre Fayre. . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Field Report || Crushed Beaks || Esmé Patterson || The Maginot Band

Introducing >>> Esmé Patterson

Denver “folk & roll” songstress Esmé Patterson is releasing her solo album, All Princes, I, on the 20th November via Greater Than Collective. Described by Patterson in an interview as “raw,” the record is greatly influenced by Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks and Feists’s Metals. Featuring guest appearances from many musician friends we have a couple of tracks for you to check out, My Young Man … Continue reading Introducing >>> Esmé Patterson