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

We’re Heading to the Great Escape…A Playlist

Today, Chris T Popper and I are heading south to Brighton and our first visit to the Great Escape festival. There are a whole host of bands we’re looking forward to seeing, from the South American punk-pop of Las Kellies, the angst of Gambles, the spectral folk of Mirel Wagner and the junkyard blues of the Amazing Snakeheads, to the stoned slacker indie of Dune Rats and the … Continue reading We’re Heading to the Great Escape…A Playlist

MM Shorts 531: Southern

Southern are Belfast-born, Liverpool-based brother and sister band Thom and Lucy Southern.  They follow the acclaim for the Southern EP, with Where The Wild Are EP, another instinctive collection of songs that veer from juggernaut-sized blues-kissed rock’n’roll to gorgeously  opaque pop-noir. Take a listen to the title track – it stomps and swoops, loaded with melody and the infectious vocal delivery. It’s leftfield pop with heart. … Continue reading MM Shorts 531: Southern

Videos of the Day: Fiver || Southern || The Warlocks || Courtney Barnett || Peace

Got that Friday feeling? Time then for a G&T and some excellent new videos from Fiver, Southern, the mighty Warlocks, Courtney Barnett, and our first Christmas themed song of the season with Peace’s cover of Wham’s cheese ridden classic Last Christmas. . . . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Fiver || Southern || The Warlocks || Courtney Barnett || Peace