MM’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2016

Here are our favourite albums of 2016. We have to go against the flow a bit and say up front there is no place for David Bowie. Great though he was, and tragic that he died two days after the release of a good album, for us that was what it was, a good album, but not a great one. And besides he is topping … Continue reading MM’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2016

MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 75-51

Part 2 of our rundown of our favourite tracks of the year. Today we have tracks 75 through to 51.   75 The Julie Ruin – Mr. So And So   74 Beach – Donuts   73 exmagician – Job Done   72 W.H. Lung – Inspiration   71 Wilco – If I Ever Was A Child   70 Dune Rats – Bullshit   69 Meatbodies – Valley Girl … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 75-51

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Cold Pumas

Usually drawing on a heady brew of Pink Flag Wire, The Fall, Wipers and Deerhunter, Murmur of the Heart is the third track from Cold Pumas’ new record The Hanging Valley and is possibly their “poppiest” moment yet. It follows two other cracking singles, the brilliant, epic sludged-out motorik of Fugue States and the post-punk smear of Severed Estates. Stream all three below. We’re looking forward to … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… Cold Pumas