Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

We’ve decided to do things a bit differently this year – too many times in the past we’ve posted our favourite songs of the year and then discovered late releases we wished we’d added! And also 2019 was a shit year for the world – Brexit, Johnson, Trump, the world burning… at least there is music. So, way after everyone else has done theirs, here … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

B Boys – Instant Pace

Taking their cues from the likes of Devo, Talking Heads and Wire, New York trio B Boys find inspiration in the chaos that surrounds them: the aggressive attitude and sonic lawlessness of the city they live, work, and breathe in every day. Their raw, yet meticulous style is characterized by rhythmic complexity, commanding riffs, and introspective lyrics that are as playful and self-aware as they are cutting. … Continue reading B Boys – Instant Pace

B Boys – New Album & New Single: I Want

The sprightly sarcasm and acerbic commentary that we liked so much on NY natives B Boys 2017 debut long player Dada continues on the band’s upcoming sophomore LP, Dudu. Influenced by such notables as The Clash, Devo, Wire, and Talking Heads, the new record finds B Boys picking up where they left off, pondering quotidien grievances while examining the bigger picture. Lead single I Want featuring Pill’s Veronica … Continue reading B Boys – New Album & New Single: I Want

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

75 Sleaford Mods – Moptop   74 Silver Torches – If I Reach   73 Idles – Divide And Conquer   72 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake   71 King Krule – Dum Surfer   70 Naomi Punk – Chapter II   69 The Reptaliens – If You Want   68 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press   67 Ron Gallo … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51