Mikal Cronin: Seeker [Album Review]

Mikal Cronin Seeker Merge Records [2019] TFN Album Review: Seeker is Mikal Cronin’s fourth LP but he is probably known best as Ty Segall’s bass player. If you have been following the excellent solo work of Mikal Cronin you have become familiar with his more indie pop leanings of his last two excellent albums but … Read more

Mikal Cronin: MCIII [Album Review]

Mikal Cronin MCIII Merge Records [2015] Fire Note Says: How do you follow-up an album of the year? Easy, record another potential album of the year! Album Review: To say that expectations are high for the new Mikal Cronin lp at Fire Note Headquarters is a massive understatement. Cronin’s last album, MCII, came in at … Read more

Mikal Cronin/Superchunk Split: “Takin’ It Easy”/”Good Morning” [7-Inch Feature]

Mikal Cronin/Superchunk “Takin’ It Easy” b/w “Good Morning” Merge Records [2014] Late last fall, Merge Records announced Or Thousands of Prizes which is a subscription-based, bonus-filled box set celebrating Merge Records’ twenty-fifth anniversary. Merge also did a really cool thing and donated all the proceeds to Oxfam America. Part of this box set includes 7-inch … Read more

Pre-Order Mikal Cronin / WAND 7″ from Famous Class

You can now snag the eleventh release in the LAMC 7″ Series. It features Mikal Cronin (TFN #1 album of 2013) and the first WAND release. LAMC № 11 is basically a double A side and in stores April 1st 2014 but ships March 24th. There are three variants: -Standard Black vinyl –Limited Edition Aqua … Read more

New Mikal Cronin video for “Peace of Mind” starring Mary Timony!

Here is the new video from Mikal Cronin for “Peace of Mind”. It is a track off of his latest and excelllent record MCII which recieved our *Headphone Approved* honors back in May (TFN Review). The video below was directed by Lara Gallagher and stars Mary Timony (Wild Flag, Helium) as a hotel maid who … Read more

Mikal Cronin: MCII [Album Review]

Mikal Cronin MCII Merge Records [2013] Fire Note Says: Don’t miss out on this Album of the Year contender! Album Review: Despite the excellence of his debut self titled solo album released late in 2011, Mikal Cronin is best known as the bass player for the Ty Segall band. His collaboration 2009 with Segall, Reverse … Read more

Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin: Reverse Shark Attack [Album Review]

Ty Segall & Mikal Cronin Reverse Shark Attack In The Red Records [2013] Fire Note Says: A timely reissue of a little heard and excellent collaboration from two highly regarded artists! Album Review: The only question I had going into my first listen of the reissue of this 2009 collaborative album was not would it … Read more