New Videos Round Up

Some musical films and lyric videos. They’re good. Offa My Hands is the third song unveiled from Jessica Lea Mayfield’s anticipated new album, Sorry Is Gone.   Phoebe Bridgers has shared Funeral, another haunting and introspective track from her upcoming debut album Stranger In The Alps.   Norwegian chanteuse Ane Brun’s new record consists of fourteen covers of tracks by Radiohead, Joni Mitchell, Nick Cave, Bob Dylan … Continue reading New Videos Round Up

Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Daniele Luppi & Parquet Courts – Soul & Cigarette Protomartyr – My Children Wilco – All Lives, You Say? Alvvays – Plimsoll Punks Quilt – Black Night Woman  (F.J. McMahon cover) Duds – Elastic Feel Spray Paint – Cussin’ (Live at Third Man Records) Silver Torches – If I Reach Reptaliens – If You Want Hope Sandoval & The Warm Intentions – Sleep Julien Baker … Continue reading Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Julien Baker – Good News (Piano Version) Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Hope The High Road BNQT – Unlikely Force Bonnie Prince Billy & Nathan Salsburg – Wallin Creek Girls Kevin Morby – Come To Me Now Diet Cig – Link In Bio The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions Marissa Nadler – Rosemary W.H. Lung – Nothing Is Soccer Mommy – Be Seeing … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Covers & Tributes Galore

Here are no less than five fabulous, wildly different covers for you to sink your teeth, or ears, into. We have Night Beats taking on the Beach Boys’ classic Sloop John B and giving it the full psych treatment (it comes from the upcoming A Tribute to Pet Sounds compilation). Next up is Julien Baker’s striking cover of Elliott Smith’s Ballad Of Big Nothing which can be found (alongside 15 others), on … Continue reading Covers & Tributes Galore

MM’S BEST ALBUMS OF 2015: 15-1

Here are our favourite albums of 2015. 15 Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle   14 Joe Ely – Panhandle Rambler   13 Low – Ones And Sixes   12 James McMurtry – Complicated Game   11 Titus Andronicus – The Most Lamentable Tragedy   10 Quiet Hollers – Quiet Hollers   9 Girl Band – Holding Hands With Jamie   8 Ezra Furman – Perpetual … Continue reading MM’S BEST ALBUMS OF 2015: 15-1

MM’S BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 75-51

And so begins the second quarter of our annual countdown of our favourite tracks of the year. 75 Joe Ely – Wounded Creek   74 Great American Canyon Band – Crash   73 Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle   72 The Quite Hollers – Mont Blanc   71 Heaters – Mean Green   70 Tough Age – New Orleans Square   69 Chris Staples – Dark Side … Continue reading MM’S BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 75-51

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our collection extends to no less than ten sweet new tracks for you this week, lovingly gathered up from the past seven days like shells from a beach. Or something like that… Torres – Special (Garbage cover) Scott & Charlene’s Wedding – Bennie And The Jets Julien Baker – Brittle Boned Beach Baby – Limousine Death Valley Girls – Death Valley Boogie Hamilton Leithauser & … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Introducing >>> Julien Baker

Stripped-back and raw with emotion, Sprained Ankle is an intimate and exquisite debut from nineteen year-old Julien Baker. It was written following her move from Memphis to Murfreesboro for college. Away from her family and close friends writing proved to be a creative, cathartic outlet for her loneliness. The resultant songs are confessional yet accessible, unsparingly honest yet deeply heartening – and filled with tales … Continue reading Introducing >>> Julien Baker