Mikal Cronin

Mikal Cronin – “Shelter”

Mikal Cronin is teasing his forthcoming album Seeker with a new song called "Shelter." It follows "Show Me" as the second single from the album. "This…
Will Gottsegen / September 3, 2019

Mikal Cronin Announces New Album and Tour With “Show Me”

Mikal Cronin has announced a new album, Seeker, out October 25 on Merge Records. It's his fourth full-length studio album, and the follow-up to 2015's MCIII. Cronin…
Will Gottsegen / July 31, 2019

Mikal Cronin Releases “Undertow,” His First New Song in 4 Years

Singer-songwriter Mikal Cronin has returned. The sporadic Ty Segall sideman and Merge Records artist has released a new track called "Undertow" on Bandcamp. It is one…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 26, 2019

Ty Segall – “The Main Pretender”

Ty Segall has released a new single "The Main Pretender," a fuzzy, garage jazz-rock hyrbrid featuring fellow Bay Area rocker Mikal Cronin on the saxaphone. The song is…
Arielle Gordon / November 27, 2017

Watch Ty Segall Hand Out Treats During ‘Candy Sam’ Performance on ‘Late Show’

The increasingly prolific Ty Segall — all of whom's catalogue SPIN recently ranked — appeared on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night to perform his…
Brennan Carley / February 12, 2016

Every Ty Segall Release, Ranked

There are three things about Ty Segall that will probably never change: The San Francisco garage-rock icon is a prolific songwriter, plays the guitar very…
Harley Brown / February 9, 2016

Listen to Mikal Cronin and Titus Andronicus’ Patrick Stickles on ‘WTF’

Marc Maron, who recently welcomed SPIN founder Bob Guccione Jr. on his podcast, spoke to baroque-pop performer Mikal Cronin and Patrick Stickles from Titus Andronicus for today's episode…
Rachel Brodsky / October 19, 2015

Mikal Cronin’s ‘Say’ Video Is a Bloody Riff on Paul Simon’s ‘You Can Call Me Al’

Bay-area guitar-pop crooner Mikal Cronin's latest springy collection MCIII hit stores earlier this month. Today, with the help of Funny or Die, he's shared a…
Colin Joyce / May 27, 2015

Review: Mikal Cronin Strings Us Along on the Baroque-Pop ‘MCIII’

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: May 05, 2015Label: MergeThe two halves of Mikal Cronin’s third LP collide on the first song of what we…
Harley Brown / May 8, 2015

Mikal Cronin Asks ‘Conan’ to ‘Turn Around’

In celebration of his just-released album, MCIII, Mikal Cronin stopped by Conan to play his television debut of "Turn Around." Accompanied by a full string…
Rachel Brodsky / May 5, 2015

Q&A: Mikal Cronin Opens Up (Emotionally and Instrumentally) on ‘MCIII’

The third record from San Francisco-based songwriter Mikal Cronin, the aptly titled MCIII, is an exercise in pushing limits. Moving beyond the garage-pop of 2011’s Mikal…
Connor O'Brien / April 22, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Mitski’s ‘Townie,’ Jenny Hval’s ‘That Battle is Over,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From Philly punk kids to sexed-up…
SPIN Staff / March 11, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: GFOTY Whips Up ‘Cake Mix,’ Diet Cig Goes to ‘Harvard,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Once again, the SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From two-minute punk scorchers…
SPIN Staff / January 28, 2015

Merge Records Shares 25th Anniversary Documentary, Covers of Classic Tracks

North Carolina indie rock institution Merge Records celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. They've already announced a four day music festival to mark the occasion,…
Colin Joyce / July 8, 2014

Hear Mikal Cronin’s Ragged, Sax-Enriched ‘Soul in Motion’

On April 1, Brooklyn label Famous Class will drop the newest entry in its ongoing Less Artists More Condos single series. The upcoming split seven-inch…
Kyle McGovern / March 26, 2014
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