EP Review

HAIM – ‘The Steps’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Nicole Mago The 2013 debut album Days Are Gone from Haim – sisters Este, Alana and Danielle Haim – was musically nothing short of a small miracle, a near-perfect symmetry of production, composition and performance which utilized influences ranging from the classic rock of the Eagles and Pink Floyd to the Eighties pop/R&B of… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Carlton Rolle’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Music has changed so much over the last 10 years. Many have heard and watched the degradation of genres fade away while other artists breathe new life in an overstuffed industry. Great albums come rarely, especially ones that became statements for the era or for the people living through that time. These are all albums… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Carlton Rolle’s Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2019

#10. Smif N Wessun – ‘The All’ Smif-N-Wessun comes back on the map with their sixth album, The All. This album brings a deep sense of nostalgia while listeners enjoy solid, soulful sounds. The Brooklyn duo dive into hip-hop to leave listeners feeling invigorated by the energy. The All is a well-rounded album that brings… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Richard John Cummins’ Top Ten Favorite Albums of 2019

#10. Sports Team – ‘Making Hay’ (EP) Following the playbook of bands like the Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand and the Kaiser Chiefs, these rookie rockers from Cambridge, England are almost as exciting as their name is boring.    #9. Lana Del Rey – ‘Norman F*cking Rockwell’ Giving her sixth album a title which can’t actually be said or posted on… Read more

G-Eazy – ‘Scary Nights’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Bobby Bruderle G-Eazy started gaining popularity in 2014 but it wasn’t until 2017 when he began to blow up. That’s when the playboy rapper released his fourth album The Beautiful & Damned, featuring the hit track, “No Limit”. G-Eazy immensely grew his fan base using his cocky lyrics and from being known through… Read more

Simple Creatures – ‘Everything Opposite’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Upset Mag Promo Simple Creatures, which is comprised of Mark Hoppus (who continues to front Blink-182) and Alex Gaskarth (who continues to front All Time Low) is an almost all-synth offering in which the guitars mostly remain zipped up in their gig bags. The duo’s new EP Everything Opposite opens with the track “Special,” which sounds an unmistakable lot like Lorde’s “Royals”. While that song is not exactly… Read more

The band CAMINO – ‘tryhard’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Daniel Mendoza If you’re a debut hound, i.e. someone who likes to sniff out music artists while they’re essentially still on the new side, you might want to point your nose (your ears would probably help too) in the direction of the Band CAMINO. As of this writing they don’t even have a Wikipedia page, which would indicate that they… Read more

Social House – ‘Everything Changed…’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Parsa Ara Social House delivered their debut EP titled Everything Changed… to end the summer with some bangers from the multi-talented group. The duo, Mikey and Scootie, moved to LA from Pittsburg and went right to work; writing and producing some top charted songs, as well as working with hit artists like Jennifer… Read more

Rotimi – ‘Walk With Me’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Olurotimi Akinosh, otherwise known as Rotimi, is feeling himself this summer! With a #1 debut EP to his credit and now flexing as a bona fide sex symbol, the Nigerian born actor who is best known for his recurring role on the hit Starz series Power, continues his charming persona… Read more

Simple Creatures – ‘Strange Love’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Twitter @simplecreatures Simple Creatures is a self-proclaimed “trash pop” supergroup based out of Los Angeles, California. The band features Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and Alex Gaskarth of All Time Low. Following an extensive joint tour in 2016, the duo met auspiciously in the studio. As mutual fans of each other’s work, their collaborative… Read more