Tag: Rocket Recordings

MIEN – ‘MIEN’ (album review)

MIEN – ‘MIEN’ (album review)

On their own, The Black Angels, The Horrors, Elephant Stone, and The Earlies are great bands, and each have made their mark on their music landscape. The Black Angels are unquestionably one of the best psychedelic-rock bands of the 21st Century. The Horrors helped bring spook-ified psych-rock into the mainstream. Elephant Stone, if you ask most neo-psychedelic fanatics, are the […]

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Melodic Tonic ’18 March 7th

Melodic Tonic ’18 March 7th

Girls rock the Melodic Tonic ’18 March 7th edition! Today’s playlist is the reverse of the Oscar category for Best Director: it features multiple female artists from Sweden, The Netherlands, and the USA… plus one male band. From indie folk rock and dream pop to soul-punk and psych rock, these six songs are fire. Neko Case – “Hell-On” (Vermont, USA) […]

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Melodic Tonic ’18 January 24th

Melodic Tonic ’18 January 24th

The sonic cocktails on the Melodic Tonic ’18 January 24th edition are a diverse offering. From blues and funk to electronic dream pop and psych rock, these six songs bring you a rollercoaster ride’s worth of emotions. Let’s kick things off with a powerful blues collaboration from two American legends.   Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite – “No Mercy in […]

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The Matinee September 20th

The Matinee September 20th

As there is so much good music being released lately, The Matinee September 20th features ten amazing, new songs. The mini-playlist features two songs from Australia, Sweden, and the USA, and one each from New Zealand, Denmark, England, and Canada.   BEATCOMBER – “Sick Breeze” (Wellington, New Zealand) RIYL: Beach Day, Beach Baby, ALVVAYS We kick things off with some […]

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Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 16

Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 16

Welcome to another week of new music cocktails – i.e., the Melodic Tonic ’16, vol. 16! Today we’re serving up a mixture of several genres, from good ol’ American indie garage rock, dreamy psych-pop and folksy Americana to British soul-folk and alt-pop plus some Swedish experimental psych rock, just to balance things out. Let’s get started with a bit of […]

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The Matinee October 20

The Matinee October 20

The Matinee October 20 features six new singles once again from artists originating from Canada, Great Britain, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, and the USA.     The Casket Girls – “Sixteen Forever” (Savannah, GA, USA) There are songs that grab hold of you immediately like a vice grip, where you stop everything that you’re doing and just sit in a […]

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The Matinee September 1

The Matinee September 1

Here’s the first Matinee for September, which means school is back in session (or will be soon) and autumn is around the corner. To help you overcome the dread of the leaves turning color and the weather starting to cool down (although it’s still balmy in many parts of the world), we’ve got some great music for you to enjoy. […]

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