100 Songs In 100 Hours: 42 – New Desert Blues

We’ve featured six-piece New Desert Blues a few times on MM and they will release their debut album To Be My Own at the end of the month. Influences range from The National to Ennio Morricone and Milk &  Honey is a hypnotically driving guitar stomper that has been part of their live set for a good while now. Listen below.   100 Posts in … Continue reading 100 Songs In 100 Hours: 42 – New Desert Blues

New Desert Blues – Summer Skin

It has been a while since we have heard anything new from cinematic, Americana tinged indie rockers New Desert Blues. Now though we have Summer Skin, a guitar ballad with a slightly menacing undertone that builds to a pleasingly impressive pinnacle. It precedes a debut album that we should have more details on soon. Have a listen. . Continue reading New Desert Blues – Summer Skin

Friday @ The Great Escape

On reflection, it was a day for the Celts at the Great Escape, and the Aussies, and even the Argentinians… We kicked off the day with a set from New Desert Blues, whose mix of folk, country and indie rock has graced previous posts here on MM. They have a debut album in the pipeline and happily the songs they showcased from this stood up … Continue reading Friday @ The Great Escape

Videos of the Day: Desert Mountain Tribe || A Mini Tribe || The Big Sun || New Desert Blues

Some excellent videos, mainly featuring deserts, suns and tribes oddly in one way or another, to start the day from the brilliant Desert Mountain Tribe, A Mini Tribe (who feature members of Sleepy Sun, Bella Vista and Són Boom and have a stripped back, gloriously spartan version of Nico’s These Days), The Big Sun, and finally New Desert Blues. . . . [Click through for free download] . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Desert Mountain Tribe || A Mini Tribe || The Big Sun || New Desert Blues