Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 2 (75-51)

The second instalment of our favourite tracks of 2018. Enjoy… 75 Holly Miranda – Golden Spiral   This wonky, horn-led track taken from her excellent Mutual Horse album, dips its toes into the swirling whirlpools of off-kilter indie pop with a buoyant rhythmic pulse and nods to glam rock and funk.   74 Ezra Furman – Suck The Blood From My Wound   Suck The … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 2 (75-51)

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Parquet Courts – Today Your Love, Tomorrow The World  (Ramones cover) Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros – London Is Burning Woolen Men – Brick Horizon Muncie Girls – Falling Down Sinister Purpose – Warp Yr Head The Shifters – Work/Life, Gym Etc Cash Savage & The Last Drinks – Pack Animals together PANGEA – Money On It (Acoustic) Elephant Micah – Surf B Thee MVPs … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Polly Pocket’s Top Songs Of 2013

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year that we’ve posted over the past few days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. The fourth instalment comes from Polly Pocket – thanks for putting them arse backwards Poll! 1 Junip – Line Of Fire This has been in the top spot since the beginning of the year. Beautiful vocals … Continue reading Polly Pocket’s Top Songs Of 2013

MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 25 – 1

So this is it, the final countdown of our favourite tracks of 2013… As voted for by MM luminaries: the luminous Mrs Mackerel (Mrs M), the newly teenaged Middle Sprat (MS), Marston’s Mr Big, Chris T Popper (CP), the criminally insane Dr. Roddy (Dr R), and patricide obsessive Polly Pocket (PP). A motley crew it is true, but all united by their love of a … Continue reading MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 25 – 1

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

A brilliant month for new music means a mix of more than 35 tracks compiled for you in our selection of our favourite downloads from July’s posts. And, as always, a few brand new tunes to round the collection off. They’re all yours…and check out all the other Best of the Month mixes using the sidebar links too. SNØFFELTØFFS – Pretty Girl Storming garage punk. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

New Album From Cash Savage And The Last Drinks

Acclaimed jewel of dark country blues Cash Savage, and her band The Last Drinks, release their second LP The Hypnotiser on Friday 2 August. A mix of blues, hardscrabble barn-dance stompers, psychedelic country and raw soul, the record swings from emotion to emotion – one minute mournful lament, the next bare knuckled rage with nary a backwards glance. It is a record that is at once … Continue reading New Album From Cash Savage And The Last Drinks