Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

We’ve decided to do things a bit differently this year – too many times in the past we’ve posted our favourite songs of the year and then discovered late releases we wished we’d added! And also 2019 was a shit year for the world – Brexit, Johnson, Trump, the world burning… at least there is music. So, way after everyone else has done theirs, here … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

Video Round Up

A few tasty videos and new songs for you. From the meditative melancholy of The Tallest Man On Earth, the biting psych-pop of She Drew The Gun and Steve Earle’s latest tribute to Guy Clark to the more raucous end of the spectrum and the pummelling post punk of Crows, Taco Mouth’s fiery take down of Trump, some brilliant Stooges style rumblings from Black Futures, experimental electronic … Continue reading Video Round Up

Crows – Chains Of Being

Another signing to Joe Talbot of IDLES’ label Balley Records (joining the likes of Heavy Lungs and Lice), Crows will release their debut album, recorded in near darkness for atmosphere don’t you know, Silver Tongues on March 22nd. Described as being somewhere between post-punk, taut noise-rock and shoegaze, often melodic and always punishing! The first taste lives up to the hype and comes in the powerful … Continue reading Crows – Chains Of Being