Eighteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

An absolute overload of stonking new tunes this week…including the returns of Black Mountain, The Black Keys and Clinic and a stunning Iggy & The Stooges cover… in Spanish. Enjoy! The Claque – Hush Black Mountain – Future Shade The Black Keys – Lo/Hi Clinic – Rubber Bullets A.A. Bondy – Images Of Love The Coathangers – The Devil You Know The National – You … Continue reading Eighteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Back with a bang – no less than fifteen corking new tunes to check out from last week… Sleaford Mods – Kebab Spider The Coathangers – Bimbo Mercury Rev featuring Norah Jones – Okolona River Bottom Band Ryan Adams – Manchester FIDLAR – By Myself Meat Puppets – Nine Pins Stella Donnelly – Old Man Beirut – Landslide PRIESTS – The Seduction Of Kansas Cherry … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM’s Best of 2017: Chris T Popper

Our second personal countdown comes from long time top twenty stalwart Chris T Popper, a fish of fine musical taste and the Steve Bould of Mad Mackerel. 20 Nervous Dater – Bad Spanish   19 The Moonlandingz – Black Hanz   18 Meat Wave – The Incessant   17 Roadhouses – Drinkin’   16 Ty Segall – Big Man   15 Public Serivce Broadcasting – … Continue reading MM’s Best of 2017: Chris T Popper

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 25-1

  25 The Moonlandingz – Black Hanz   24 FEWS – La Guardia   23 The Coathangers – Captain’s Dead   22 Cherry Glazerr – Nurse Ratched   21 Beaches – Void   20 Lo Tom – Covered Wagon   19 Trevor Sensor – High Beams   18 Mark Lanegan – Beehive   17 Sun Seeker – Won’t Keep Me Up At Night   16 … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 25-1

The Coathangers – Captain’s Dead

Atlanta garage punk ensemble and MM faves The Coathangers have announced a new EP, Parasite and shared the first track from it Captain’s Dead, with its sultry verses, triumphant chorus, and a bombastic freak-out of noisy guitar. Best of all the band are playing some live shows in the UK, including our local town Oxford – it seems miracles can still happen. Anyway, stream the single … Continue reading The Coathangers – Captain’s Dead

MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

It’s here! Our countdown of our favourite tracks of 2016 as nominated by MM, Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper and The Italian Job. Part One sees us counting down from 100 to 76. So without further ado…   100 Oldermost – Finally Unsure   99 Slaves – People That You Meet   98 Spoilers – No Pressure   97 Adam Torres – Morning Rain   96 Johnny Dowd – Whiskey Ate … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

Another From The Coathangers

Squeeki Tiki is the latest single taken from The Coathangers upcoming album Nosebleed Weekend, which is out on the 15th April. It is another perfect example of their infectious, fizzing, garage-inspired punk. A song that buzzes and careers all over the place like a kid waving a piece of barbed wire in a kindergarten! Enjoy.   Continue reading Another From The Coathangers

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Been a busy week away from the blog so we’ve not been able to post as much as we would like. Here then is our usual round-up of tunes released in the past week. The Coathangers – Make It Right Cat’s Eyes – Chameleon Queen Mary Chapin Carpenter – Something Tamed Something Wild Elephant Stone – Where I’m Going Gun Outfit – King Of Hearts Eagulls … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week