2012 MAD MACKEREL’S 100 FAVOURITE SONGS PART 4: 40-21

Today we countdown songs 40-21 in the Mad Mackerel Favourite 100 tunes of the year. You can check out the previous days entries here: 100-81, 80-61, 60-41. 40 ALABAMA SHAKES – HOLD ON Almost a head-banger done country style, love the underlying guitar rhythm. (SB) a 39 LOWER DENS – BRAINS When I picked this song out in June I said it was like a … Continue reading 2012 MAD MACKEREL’S 100 FAVOURITE SONGS PART 4: 40-21

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Year (so far)

So then, half way through the year already. Time to take stock and see what the first six months have delivered up in terms of new tunes and bands. We asked some of the regular MM contributors to pick three songs that have particularly struck a chord (sorry) with them in the first part of 2012. Kyle Adem – Brother Follow  Unlike Brains by Lower Dens … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Year (so far)

Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday – on Sunday again (25th March)

Lordy, really should have given up gallivanting for Lent, home and away. TFI Friday is turning into Mrs Mackerel’s shifty Sunday. It was an away fixture in the Big Smoke on Friday: sober affair, late night, loads of gabbing, followed by an early evening kick off at home on Saturday – think less Stadium of Light more Den of Iniquity, led by the High Priestess … Continue reading Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday – on Sunday again (25th March)