Presents Humboldt Lagoon – March 2010 Indie Artist of the Month

It’s rare that a place like MZ that hears literally hundreds of new songs by hundreds of new artists every month, encounters something this good, that it hadn’t known about before. But it’s really that good. Humbodlt Lagoon, for those of you too fickle, ADD or otherwise, to listen, is pulsing, breathing, stream of consciousness, mind-bending, intellectual, visceral and totally rocks. […] Presents MiniBoone – January 2010 Indie Artist of the Month

Read about MiniBoone –’s January 2010 Indie Artist of the Month. “Traces of Talking Heads, Violent Femmes, Jesus Lizard, Pavement, The Strokes and then all that Christmas pageant sounding shit that took place after electroclash all figure, but it comes together in a solid nostalgia evoking way that also, somehow, feels very now.” […] Presents: Western Civ – April 2009 Indie Artist of the Month

Hailing from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Western Civ, comprising bassist Jason Briggs, drummer Bryan Cabler and lead vocalist Rich Henderson, originally were all members of the same small-town Alabama high school class, and have been making music together with virtually no interruption for well over a decade. […]

Top Ten Spins for the Week of December 8th, 2008

It’s easy to hate on, but Britney’s Circus deploys some of the best producers working today and its star is probably a lot more fucked in the head than you. […]