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Crowbar – ‘Zero and Below’ Album Review

You can’t judge a book by the cover, except when you can. Look at these guys: Photo Credit: Zack Smith You KNOW what these guys sound like before you hear a note. If you’ve spent any time in New Orleans, and I do not mean Mardi Gras Bourbon Street, you know that it is a… Read more

Avril Lavigne – ‘Love Sux’ Album Review

Photo Credit: DTA Records While Avril Lavigne’s new single unmistakably sounds like one of hers in nearly every way – the angsty-but-somehow cute vocals, punk-with-a-pop-hook melody, and even the title (“Bite Me”), it also contains one of the most confounding and funny lyrics in a rock radio hit in quite some time. “Hey you, you should… Read more

Foo Fighters – ‘Studio 666’ Movie Review

Photo Credit: Studio 666 / Open Road Films Supernatural horror movies are all about strange and unexplained phenomena, but in the case of the current theatrical release Studio 666, the strange and unexplained start before the film does. First of all, the movie features the band Foo Fighters, and not a brief cameo playing on stage… Read more

Beach House – ‘Once Twice Melody’ Album Review

Photo Credit: David Belisle Perhaps Beach House decided to roll out their latest LP Once Twice Melody in four separate chapters to gradually acquaint listeners with its sprawling length. Clocking in at a little over 84 minutes in length, it’s the band’s longest album by a noticeable margin. The dream-pop innovators did not need to worry, however. Once… Read more

Lana Del Rey – ‘Blue Banisters’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Mat Hayward/Getty Images Ever since Lana Del Rey had her breakthrough back in 2012 with what some critics described as the “shallow,” “overwrought,” and “depressing” Born to Die, Lana has remained a contemporary pop mystery who rarely appears on TV shows or in interviews. Even though Born to Die would prove some of the most negative… Read more

MMM Staff Picks: Tom Williams’ Most Anticipated Releases of 2022

Black Country, New Road – Ants from Up There, to be released: February 4th Photo Credit: Rosie Foster With their bold, modern take on post-punk and jazz, English seven-piece Black Country, New Road built an instant – and fervent – cult following with their 2021 debut For the First Time. Barely a year out from that… Read more

Faye Webster – ‘I Know I’m Funny Haha’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Pooneh Ghana Faye and I were born in the same year, we have grown up with the same musical influences, we are both convinced that the pedal steel is an amazing instrument, and I connect with everything she has the say about being sad, being happy, and just being. Releasing her debut album Run… Read more

Amyl and the Sniffers – ‘Comfort To Me’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Jamie Wdziekonski Amyl and the Sniffers are named after a certain type of drug that has been used recreationally for certain naughty purposes since the ’70s. Vocalist Amy Taylor says of the chemical “So you sniff it, it lasts for 30 seconds and then you have a headache – and that’s what we’re… Read more

Sleaford Mods – ‘Spare Ribs’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Alasdair McLellan The Sleaford Mods made up of lyricist and singer Jason Williamson and DJ Andrew Fearn was formed in Nottingham, England in 2007. Since that time, the Mods have put out 11 studio albums, 4 EP’s, 4 compilations, one live album, and two lyric collections. Andrew Fearn makes beats and tracks so… Read more

St. Vincent – ‘Daddy’s Home’ Album Review

After the release of her 2017 album Masseduction, Annie “St Vincent” Clark admitted that she had taken the angular sounds that had defined her music up to that point as far as she could. Since bursting onto the scene in 2007 with Marry Me, Clark’s music has progressively become starker and sharper; defined by idiosyncratic arrangements and… Read more