Death and the Penguin - Bitumen
13 April 2015

Exclusive | Watch Death and the Penguin perform live track ‘Bitumen’

Death and the Penguin’s new live video for ‘Bitumen’ is completely and utterly wonderful. And you should watch it. Again and again…

03 April 2015

Spotlight | &U&I return with brand new track ‘The Stamp’

“If people dig the new EP and people are still wanting to hear the music we make, then who are we to deny them.” &U&I are an institution…

Mayors Of Toronto
20 March 2015

Introducing | Mayors Of Toronto

It’s been 5 years since Birmingham legends Blakfish played their last ever gig at the Flapper with The James Cleaver Quintet, Shapes and Conquistadors…

Cousin Music To Polish Your Rifle To
18 March 2015

Exclusive | Stream Cousin’s new album ‘Music To Polish Your Rifle To’

Cousin‘s new album Music To Polish Your Rifle To is visceral, emotional and raw. It’s a great, impending instrumental release that ticks all the boxes…

Orchards Constantly Moving banner
06 March 2015

Exclusive | Listen to Orchards’ brand new EP ‘Constantly Moving’

Fast-paced, catchy, complex and clever; Orchards‘ new EP Constantly Moving is math pop at its best. Orchards are really fucking annoying…

Fearless Leader
12 December 2014

Spotlight | Listen to Fearless Leader’s New EP ‘Fiercely Loyal’

Frantic, hard-hitting and chaotic; Fearless Leader‘s newest release Fiercely Loyal is a brilliant piece of technical post-hardcore that’s more than worth y…

Orchards Band Shot
12 December 2014

Exclusive | Listen to Orchards and their debut single ‘Chemystery’

Ahead of the release of their debut EP Constantly Moving next year, Brighton-based math-pop quartet Orchards have just released their brand new single ‘Chemystery…

Steve Strong Banner
12 November 2014

Exclusive | Watch Steve Strong’s new video ‘Contort/Retreat’

It’s our pleasure to introduce the latest video offering from Plymouth multi-instrumentalist Steve Strong…

Jr. 9
10 November 2014

Introducing | Jr.

LA’s Jr. are just starting out, but with songs this good, it’s only a matter of time until everyone’s listening. As it stands at the moment, Jr…

Axes Band Interview Musical Mathematics
06 November 2014

Interview | Axes

With the release of their new album Glory, instrumental four-piece Axes are bringing their brand of intricate and progressive rock music to the masses…

Monobody New Track
15 October 2014

Introducing | Listen to Monobody and their debut live track

Featuring members of The Para-Medics, Loose Lips Sink Ships, Renaissance Sound and The Soft Greens, Chicago’s newest progressive outlet Monobody are set to blow ev…

Opaque single Halfsleep
30 September 2014

Introducing | Listen to Halfsleep’s New Track ‘Opaque’

Texas’ newest instrumental three-piece, Halfsleep, are back in 2014 with the fresh and wonderful ‘Opaque’…

Tall Ships ArcTanGent
07 September 2014

10 Bands We Want to See at ArcTanGent in 2015

Now that the dust has settled, we can’t stop thinking about next year…

Exclusive | Interview with My Dad & Live Studio Session
10 July 2014

Exclusive | Interview with My Dad & Live Studio Session

Today we’re featuring an all exclusive live session from Chicago based experimental punk outfit My Dad…

Fox Capture Plan
22 May 2014

Spotlight | Fox Capture Plan

Jazz has seen many changes since its inception over a century ago. Some would argue that it parallels modernism and our insatiable need to innovate and move forward…

07 May 2014

Exclusive | Stream Death and the Penguin’s debut EP

Listen to Death and the Penguin’s debut EP Accidents Happen right now, in its entirety, only on MM…

DeathandthePenguinImage 1
18 April 2014

Introducing | Death and the Penguin

Beer in hand, sun shining, and music blaring; it was in the middle of a Bristol-based alternative-music festival, ten minutes from cheddar gorge, when I first met London&…

17 April 2014

Introducing | Patchwork Natives

Joining the ranks in Brighton’s battle for musical supremacy, southern trio Patchwork Natives will no doubt continue their steady growth with every tap, punch and s…

Uncle Luc wall low (4)
10 April 2014

Introducing | Uncle Luc

New output of ex-Stagecoach lead-singer Luke Barham, Uncle Luc showcases a new brand of home-grown pop music… After the bitter-sweet departure of Alcopop Record&#82…

iRNvYlU4LMLEx (2)
26 March 2014

Retrospective | Slint

I was working in a used bookstore in Pasadena, California at the time… It was a cold, gloomy day for Los Angeles…