Mad Mackerel’s Tracks of the Year 100 – 76

100 Anna St. Louis – Fire   99 Deep State – No Idea Pt. II   98 Ron Gallo – Really Nice Guys   97 Wooden Wand – Aurora   96 Diet Cig – Sixteen   95 Prism Tats – The Liar   94 Julie & The Wrong Guys – Love And Leaving   93 Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Continental Breakfast   92 … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks of the Year 100 – 76

More From Chest Pains

We shared the throbbing, confrontational punk of Chest Pains’ pay-what-you-want single Petrified earlier this month and now we have the follow up for you. Like Petrified, Shame is a track that seethes and churns, frustrations threatening to boil over, but just about held in check by tense guitars that every now and then gallop away backed by a frenzy of clattering percussion. Good stuff indeed.¬†Listen … Continue reading More From Chest Pains

MM Shorts 953: Chest Pains

Chest Pains come from the Leeds non-profit / DIY scene (called CHUNK) making confrontational punk tracks drawing on awkward social interactions and the frustration of their home-town frozen in deep conservatism. We’re loving their first single, Petrified that has got a real throbbing Protomartyr / Holograms feel to it. Stream it below or get on a pay-what-you-want deal from Bandcamp here.   Continue reading MM Shorts 953: Chest Pains