New Video: Trembling Bells – Sweet Death Polka

On the day that we lost screen legend Sir Christopher Lee it seems fitting to share this new video from Scots Trembling Bells for Sweet Death Polka, imbued as it is with a real undercurrent of bucolic menace that resembles Lee’s own favourite film, the 1971 pagan horror classic The Wicker Man. It is nothing less than you’d expect from a band that delight in feverish … Continue reading New Video: Trembling Bells – Sweet Death Polka

Six Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

It’s that time again…our collection of newly minted tunes from the past seven days that are worth some serious listening. 1. Creepoid – Shaking 2. Zachary Cale – Sundowner 3. The Catenary Wires – Throw Another Love Song On The Fire 4. Jessie Jones – Sugar Coated 5. PINS – Molly 6. Trembling Bells – Killing Time In London Fields . . . . . … Continue reading Six Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM Shorts 571: Trembling Bells & Bonnie “Prince” Billy

For Record Store Day Trembling Bells and Bonnie “Prince” Billy released a 7″ single together. Titled New Trip on the Old Wine, it was limited to just 500 copies. As you’d expect the vinyl has long since gone, but you can now stream the A and B sides below, and purchase a digital download of the single, should you so wish, from the Trembling Bells … Continue reading MM Shorts 571: Trembling Bells & Bonnie “Prince” Billy

No Direction Home Festival: A Review

No Direction Home Festival  ||  Welbeck Abbey, Nottinghamshire  ||  8-10 June 2012 The omens were not good for the inaugural No Direction Home music festival, setting out in heavy rain that only got heavier as the traffic got slower the further north I went. However, despite the slate grey skies and constant brake lights of the M1, a journey of over 5 hours was rewarded … Continue reading No Direction Home Festival: A Review