Haim

2021 Grammys: Highlights & Navigating COVID-19

Photo Credit: Getty Images for The Recording Academy (All Photos) The 2021 Grammy’s were one to remember. During the COVID-19 pandemic, award shows like the Oscars, Emmys, and Golden Globes were struggling to adapt to a blend of in-person and virtual acceptances, and pulled off their respective shows with varying degrees of success. The Grammys… Read more

HAIM: Sisters Making Rock ‘n’ Roll History

Photo Credit: Drew Le Fore Escriva HAIM is an American pop rock all-female group. The band is made up of three sisters: Este Haim (vocals and bass guitar), Danielle Haim (vocals, guitar, and drums), and Alana Haim (guitar, keyboards, and vocals). The women grew up in San Fernando Valley, California. At an early age, the… Read more

Taylor Swift – ‘Evermore’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Beth Garrabrant It’s easy to get excited about surprises. Kristen Wiig even loves surprises, and one has to think Taylor Swift was bitten by the bug (it’s not too hard to imagine Swift bingeing Wiig’s SNL routine over and over). Not even five months after the release of her first surprise record and… 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

HAIM – ‘Women in Music Part III’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Jasper Rischen This past spring the release Haim’s third full-length album (like just about everything else) was delayed by the 2020 global health crisis. To help fill the void, the group – sisters Este, Danielle and Alana Haim, as we should all know by now – released a number of individual tracks, which… Read more

HAIM – ‘The Steps’ EP Review

Photo Credit: Nicole Mago The 2013 debut album Days Are Gone from Haim – sisters Este, Danielle, and Alana 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 ’80s pop/R&B of… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Richard John Cummins’ Top Ten Favorite Albums of the 2010s

#10. Foster The People – ‘Torches’ (2011) Briefly it looked as though bands like Foster The People might help bring songs that were fun, catchy and instantly memorable back to the rock mainstream. It didn’t turn out quite that way, but Torches still shines bright and holds up.  #9. Foo Fighters – ‘Wasting Light’ (2011)… Read more