Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 2 (75-51)

Here is the second part of our countdown of our favourite 100 songs of 2020.   75 Protomartyr – Worm in Heaven   74 Flat Worms – The Aughts   73 IDLES – Mr Motivator   72 Bee Bee Sea – Day Ripper   71 TRAAMS – Greyhound   70 Gum Country – Tennis (I Feel OK)   69 Songhoy Blues – Badala   68 … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 2 (75-51)

Chemtrails – Blurred Visions

We recently posted Chemtrails’ excellent Suck My Mind from their upcoming long player The Peculiar Smell Of The Inevitable and they are following it up with the equally good Blurred Vision. It is another sledge hammer heavy slam-dunk of raw guitar and synth noise. Having relocated to Manchester from London in late 2019, romantic partners Mia Lust and Laura Orlova recruited a whole new line-up. … Continue reading Chemtrails – Blurred Visions

Chemtrails – Suck My Mind

Chemtrails will release new album The Peculiar Smell Of The Inevitable on the 15th May via Pnkslm. It promises to be the band’s heaviest and wildest record yet, with their trademark big melodies and harmonies performed over a frenzied wall of raw guitar noise and glistening synths. Check out the excellent Suck My Mind, a frenzied gem of infectious garage-punk and acid-corroded new-wave. Order the … Continue reading Chemtrails – Suck My Mind

MM Shorts 939: Chemtrails

London quintet Chemtrails have shared the third and final single from their upcoming second EP Headless Pin Up Girl.  Forever Watching The Skies is a gem of hazy, hypnotic indie-psych that adds a contemporary twist to the halcyon days of bands like The Jesus & Mary Chain and Primal Scream. Listen below and buy the EP via Bandcamp here.   Continue reading MM Shorts 939: Chemtrails

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Protomartyr – Sweeney Ashtray Strand Of Oaks – I Know YOU Know You Are Evil Mitski – Fireproof  (One Direction cover) Marika Hackman – My Lover Cindy Daddy Issues – I’m Not Big Thief – Mythological Beauty Chemtrails – Headless Pin Up Girl H.Grimace – Lipsyncer Vulgarians – Of Humdrum Consumption The Wooden Sky – Deadhorse Creek                 … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM Shorts 890: Chemtrails

London quintet Chemtrails return with a new single Burnt Shadows, the second taken from their upcoming debut EP Love In Toxic Wasteland (due on the 9th December, via PNKSLM Recordings). It is an addictive three and a half minute blast of garage pop about dealing with the aftermath of a nuclear holocaust. Stream it below. Pre-order the EP here.   Continue reading MM Shorts 890: Chemtrails