Ultra Mono

IDLES – ‘CRAWLER’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Tom Ham Ever since Bristol’s IDLES rushed to widespread acclaim with their second album Joy as an Act of Resistance back in 2018, they have arguably remained the most important band within the so-called post-punk revival. Like so many other groups, they are returning from the pandemic as a more reflective and wiser band, which… Read more

IDLES – ‘Ultra Mono’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Ed Miles “I’m guessing you cannot tell from my tone // I mean business,” lead singer Joe Talbot quips on “Kill Them with Kindness” from IDLES’ recent full-length release Ultra Mono. We know he’s being sardonic, since from the very first lyric uttered on the Bristol, England rock band’s socially and politically honed… 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