Chris T Popper’s Top Songs Of 2012

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year posts over the past five days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. Next on the oche is Chris T Popper… 20 Menomena – Heavy Is As Heavy Does a 19 Future Of The Left – City Of Exploded Children 18 Richard Buckner – Willow 17 Steakhouse – Spider Bite 16 … Continue reading Chris T Popper’s Top Songs Of 2012

Round Up Time

Time to catch up with all that’s new, good, interesting, oddball, and plain strange. You can sift for the nuggets of gold yourself, or take our advice and try them all…after all it is the weekend. We have a new track from longstanding favourite Amen Dunes, Sixteen comes from the forthcoming arts and literary project The Unified Field, and we also have a second taste of Why?’s … Continue reading Round Up Time

Mega Video Round Up

We’ve been trawling through a whole mass of videos recently and here are some of our favourites assembled for your viewing and listening pleasure. First up is Crybaby’s video for excellent debut I Cherish The Heartbreak More Than The Love That I Lost, shot in the gloomy surrounds of Bristol hospital and is a noirish loveletter to the exquisite pain of a broken heart. a … Continue reading Mega Video Round Up

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Goldishack Guerillas

Goldishack Guerrillas is a break from the usual fare on MM (but in a wholly good way) and reminds us nostalgically of our youth and barrelling around in Oxford’s Zodiac to rap metal bands like  Senser, RATM et al. Like all the best rap metal, this is a band on a mission:  the Guerrillas are fighting back with a raucous mix of hip hop, guitars … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Goldishack Guerillas


We’ve already posted one superb Ramones cover recently (by Port O’Brien), but there is always room for another. And it might not be quite the usual MM fare either. After releasing two successful indie hiphop records and becoming one of the bigger names in the LA underground hiphop scene, Lexicon became frustrated. At first they were content in simply being a part of the scene … Continue reading Introducing…Lexicon

Buffetlibre & Amnesty’s Peace Project – 180 tracks for not very much

We may be late in coming across Buffetlibre and Amnesty International Catalunya’s Peace Project, but that’s no reason not to give it a bit more publicity. Basically, for a donation of anything upwards of five Euro’s (that’s about £4 or $6) you get to download 180 tracks from artists all around the world. It covers all the continents and features artists from more than fifty … Continue reading Buffetlibre & Amnesty’s Peace Project – 180 tracks for not very much