Mad Mackerel’s Best of 2019: Chris T Popper’s Top Ten Tunes

Chris T Popper has been with MM from the very first post. Every year he produces his own list of favourite tunes and here are his selections for 2019. This year he was helped by Stan the greyhound. Next year I’m hoping we get Stan’s choices…   10. She Keeps Bees – Kinship Never got bored of that opening drum groove. Backed up by Jessica … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of 2019: Chris T Popper’s Top Ten Tunes

Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 3)

  And here we have the final part of our favourite tunes of 2019… Discover and enjoy. 25 UV Race – Mr Blame A brash, unapologetic race through proto-punk stomp and malodorous glam-punk aesthetics.   24 Lonesome Shack – The City is a Desert Anchored by an insistent country blues refrain that has a touch of something primal about it, and sounds like it could … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 3)

Baxter Dury – Slumlord

Slumlord is the brilliant first taste from Baxter Dury’s new album The Night Chancers, which will see a release in March next year. As one of the UK’s most interesting songwriters, he once again inhabits the song like a second skin, waxing lyrical in a literate and sharply observed way that very few can even hope to emulate let alone match. It is a tale … Continue reading Baxter Dury – Slumlord

Baxter Dury – Miami

Baxter Dury has announced details of his new album Prince of Tears, to be released on 27th October via his new label Heavenly Recordings – available on vinyl, CD and digital download. To coincide, he has shared the new video for Miami, the album’s opening track and portal into his hazy, anti-wonderland. We are guided by Miami himself; a foul-mouthed and cocksure character created by … Continue reading Baxter Dury – Miami