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MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Songs of 2021 (So Far)

The Top Ten Best Songs of 2021 (So Far) #10. “ACTION” — CHAI Photo Credit: Yoshio Nakaiso “ACTION” finds CHAI rejecting all the weight of self-seriousness (not that the band had much of that to begin with). Black Lives Matter protests inspired the Japanese quartet to think about what a call to action would look… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 Hip-Hop Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021

Top 10 Hip-Hop Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021 2021 is shaping up to be a year where a lot of new artists are entering the musical arena through popular social media platforms like TikTok. By using catchy beats, favorable lyrics, and/or impressive visuals, musicians in 2021 are searching for the niche that… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 Rock & Indie Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021

Top 10 Rock and Indie Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021 #10. Sorry Photo Credit: Sam Hiscox North London band Sorry serve up a hodgepodge of synths, guitars, hip-hop and shoegaze (etc. etc.). The band will probably be an acquired taste for some, but many others will be sorry if they don’t at… 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: 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