Mikal Cronin - MCII

Next week, the Bay Area garage rocker and Ty Segall bandmate Mikal Cronin releases MCII, his second solo LP, and the album fucking rules. We’ve posted “Weight,” the excellent early track, but that’s really only the beginning. Over its 37 minutes, the album dabbles in a few different varieties of breezy classic rock, mastering them all, and it adds up to an unbelievably fun and pleasant blast of windows-down springtime guitar-rock. If anything can give Savages’ Silence Yourself a run for next week’s Album Of The Week, it’s this. Do yourself a favor and stream the whole thing over at NPR.

MCII is out 5/7 on Merge.

Comments (3)
  1. agreed on all accounts save the AOW point. C’mon dude, Deerhunter.

  2. fuck, i can’t tell you how great it is to wake up and see that mikal cronin and savages leaked. the weight fucking killed, and i’m putting all my trust in you tom, especially given our mutual love for kurt vile’s new album

  3. This one is really cool

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