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Andy Stott: Hauntingly Beautiful Electronic Production

Photo Credit: Nina Corcoran Producing out of Manchester, UK, Andy Stott is crafting music that adds atmosphere to the world. Andy Stott blends electronic, dub, and bass music together with other genres to create diverse music. Most of the songs lack vocals, but when present, they sound more like samples of chants. Andy Stott’s music… Read more

J Balvin: The Prince of Reggaetón Continues to Flourish Internationally

Photo Credit: Alfredo Estrella With many albums, mixtapes, and hot collaborations under his belt, J Balvin is taking the music industry by storm. The hit-making musician has sold over 40 million single sales worldwide. When he entered the music scene, the artist was searching for a fan base, but after several years of work, J… Read more

KennyHoopla: Reviving Alternative Rock on “ESTELLA//” Featuring Travis Barker

Photo Credit: Press/via YouTube KennyHoopla gained popularity from singles like “Lost Cause” and “How Will I Rest in Peace If I’m Buried by a Highway?” This new age musician is bringing a sense of thoughtfulness to indie rock with his songs. The Wisconsin-based artist expresses his emotions in a manner that relates to listeners. Kenneth… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Masud Zaman’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

#10. Igorrr – ‘Spirituality and Distortion’ Being the perfect starter to the list thanks to its alarming title, this is not the album for the faint-hearted. This also happens to be my introduction to the Igorrr, and it is certainly a memorable one. Although one may find its weird musicality similar to its counterparts such… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: DeShonna Watson’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

*Honorable Mentions*: Childish Gambino – ‘3.15.20’ // HAIM – ‘Women In Music Pt.III’ // Bryson Tiller –‘Anniversary’ // Jessie Reyes – ‘Before Love Came To Kill Us‘ & Taylor Swift – ‘Folklore’ #10. Halsey – ‘Manic’ Perhaps the most introspective and genuine album of the year comes from singer-songwriter Halsey. Bravely inviting us into the… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Mike Floeck’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

#10. Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Good News’ Comically on-the-nose, the title of Megan’s debut major-label LP announces its intentions and backs them up with raucous, unadulterated fun. Across 17 tracks, Megan leaps over some of the most energetic beats she’s encountered and expresses her intense joie de vivre purely in how strong she comes on…. Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Richard John Cummins’ Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2020

#10. PAUL McCARTNEY – ‘McCARTNEY III’ A half-century into his post-Beatles career, Paul McCartney continues to show the world the witty and imaginative tunesmithing for which he’s always been known for. He even goes for bonus points by playing nearly all of the instruments himself (not too shabby for a man of seventy-eight). #9. SEMISONIC… Read more

Peach Tree Rascals: The Genre-Bending Supergroup

Photo Credit: 10K Projects Peach Tree Rascals are a group based out of San Jose, California. The members are composed of Isaac Pech, Tarrek Abdel-Khaliq, Joseph Barros, Dominic Pizano, and Jorge Olazaba. In roughly two years, the group has established a strong digital presence via social media and streaming platforms. Their heartfelt songs blur the… Read more

Beabadoobee: A Coming-of-Age Story Through Music

Photo Credit: Jordan Curtis Hughes Since coming onto the music scene two years ago, the young creative Beabadoobee has gained the attention of fans across the globe. On June 3, 2000, Beatrice Laus was born in Ioilo City, Philippines. When she was three-years-old, her family moved to London. Inspired by her family origins, Beatrice listened… Read more

Mod Sun: Breaking the Mold Through his Creative Ventures

Photo Credit: Anna Walters Derek Ryan Smith is professionally known as Mod Sun, which is an acronym for “Movement on Dreams, Stand under None.” Mod Sun has been in the music industry for years now through his discography, various visuals, and written projects. Derek was born on March 10, 1987 in Bloomington, Minnesota. For the… Read more