Parquet Courts

Parquet Courts – ‘Sympathy for Life’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Ebru Yildiz On previous albums Parquet Courts have turned out since their inception in New York, they have put out a kind of garage punk jangle-dance that a lot of bands started doing around the same time. They have some bangers for sure, but nothing too memorable. However, Sympathy For Life, the Courts’ seventh… Read more

MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Rock Albums of 2021

We are heading toward the end of 2021 and it has been…real. As Shakespeare said, “If music be the food of love, play on.” The following records have kept our bellies full and our hearts pumping. Listen in hopes of better times. In no particular order, here are our top ten rock albums of the… 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