Another From The Cave Singers

Just in time for the holidays, the Cave Singers have shared another cracking song off of their upcoming album Banshee, entitled Christmas Night. It is an uptempo, almost jaunty slice of twangy Americana, but juxtaposed with lyrics that follow a darker path and pattern, Pete Quirk proclaiming, “walking through life with a knife in your back.” Have a listen.   Continue reading Another From The Cave Singers

The Cave Singers Are Back, MM Rejoices

As well as the anticipation, there is always a slight sense of trepidation when an artist or band that you have a particular affinity with releases something new. More than anything you want that special sense of rapport and harmony that you feel to be prolonged and enhanced, and not to be spoiled – for your personal love affair with said artist’s music to continue. So this … Continue reading The Cave Singers Are Back, MM Rejoices

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

Dr. Roddy’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. Today we kick off with Dr Roddy… MM has, again filled my musical cup until it brimeth over, making it another year of anguish and sleepless nights over whether X should be higher in my Top … Continue reading Dr. Roddy’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 TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 75 – 51

The countdown of our one hundred favourite tracks of 2013 continues…today we reach halfway as we bring you 75 down to 51. 75 GRMLN – Summer Days Thrashy, catchy, singalong rock’n’roll with platform shoes and ridiculous flares. Download GRMLN – Summer Days mp3 . 74 Sisters – Clearhead Here are my shoes. See how I gaze at them. It says 2013 on the label, but I’ve gone … Continue reading MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 75 – 51

Mad Mackerel The Last Five Years – Polly Pocket Picks Her Favourites

Believe it or not, Mad Mackerel has been around for more than five years now. During that time we’ve posted more than 4,000 times, and offered more than 5,000 songs for your listening pleasure. And more than three quarters of a million people have paid MM a visit during our lifetime on Google’s (godawful) blogspot and since April 2010 on WordPress. We asked some of … Continue reading Mad Mackerel The Last Five Years – Polly Pocket Picks Her Favourites

Mad Mackerel The last Five Years – Chris T Popper Picks His Favourites

Believe it or not, Mad Mackerel has been around for more than five years now. During that time we’ve posted more than 4,000 times, and offered more than 5,000 songs for your listening pleasure. And more than three quarters of a million people have paid MM a visit during our lifetime on Google’s (godawful) blogspot and since April 2010 on WordPress. We asked some of … Continue reading Mad Mackerel The last Five Years – Chris T Popper Picks His Favourites

Mad Mackerel The Last Five Years – Dr Roddy Looks Back

Believe it or not, Mad Mackerel has been around for more than five years now. During that time we’ve posted more than 4,000 times, and offered more than 5,000 songs for your listening pleasure. And more than three quarters of a million people have paid MM a visit during our lifetime on Google’s godawful blogspot and since April 2010 on WordPress. We asked some of … Continue reading Mad Mackerel The Last Five Years – Dr Roddy Looks Back

Easy Way From The Cave Singers

Metaphorically speaking we have a huge red ring round March 5 on our calendar because that is when the new Cave Singers album Naomi gets a release. They have made a second track from it available for your listening pleasure and Easy Way certainly more than meets our (high) expectations as it drives along on the back of another trademark riff from Derek Fudesco and even … Continue reading Easy Way From The Cave Singers