Tag Archives: Mikey Young

Bill’s Indie Basement (1/12): the week in classic indie, college rock, and more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week in the Basement: Australia’s Totally Mild, The Green Child (members of Total Control and Grass Widow), Unlikely Friends (BOAT + Math & Physics Club), and more.

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Mikey Young (Total Control, ECSR) releasing solo synth record, shares “Socks”

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Mikey Young has been a creative force in a lot of Melbourne bands — Total Control, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Ooga Boogas among them — but he’s never put out a solo record. He’s about to, though…

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Total Control’s Mikey Young unearths Australia’s ’60s/’70s soft rock underbelly on ‘Follow the Sun’ comp (streams)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“I don’t idealize these as the ‘good times.’ Those kind of bubbles also create closed minds and shitty attitudes, but some great music is made when it’s restricted to its own small universe.” – Mikey Young.

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Oakland, CA band RAYS releasing debut LP on Trouble in Mind (watch “Made of Shadows” video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The group’s dystopian jangle has a lot in common with the first Modern Lovers LP, ’80s Flying Nun and the current crop of Australian bands that circle around Mikey Young.

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Cool Ghouls ready ‘Animal Races’ (listen to “Days”), touring

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

San Francisco’s Cool Ghouls are back with their third album, Animal Races, which will be out August 19 via Empty Cellar. The band made the album on analog tape with mid-fi maestro Kelley Stoltz…

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Useless Eaters streaming EP, prep new LP for Castle Face, playing shows (NYC with The Men)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

San Francisco (via Memphis) art punks Useless Eaters released the Temporary Mutilation EP earlier this year via Slovenly, which was recorded by Kelley Stoltz and mastered by Total Control’s Mikey Young…

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