The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 10)

Countdown continues. Here are songs 60 – 51 in our favourite tunes of the past ten years. 60 Bon Iver – Bloodbank (2009) Atmospheric, cabin-folk propelled by a woodsy, acoustic strum and cooly whispered vocals.   59 Jones Street Station – The Understanding (2012)   Like if the Beach Boys had played folk music – a wonderful sense of melody and intricate rhythms played with … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 10)

The End of the Road Festival – A Review

Welcome to our longest ever post, and a whole bucketful of great songs. Last weekend, Barry-Sean came with me to the End of the Road Festival and outside of the musical orgy that is SxSW, we agreed it is the best festival we’ve ever had the pleasure of attending. In fact he’s been writing about it ever since. Here’s what he has to say…. Having … Continue reading The End of the Road Festival – A Review