MM’S BEST OF THE YEAR: BARRY-SEAN’S TOP TEN SONGS

It is a warm welcome back into the fold for Barry-Sean, and he kicks off our individual contributors personal favourites of the year. Take it away maestro…   10. Slaves – The Hunter  So, they’re not the most mature lyrics ever. In fact they make a lot of the old punk stuff I listened to as a teenager sound quite sophisticated. But there’s a rawness … Continue reading MM’S BEST OF THE YEAR: BARRY-SEAN’S TOP TEN SONGS

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2014

After a too long hiatus, we’ve resurrected our best of the month mix capturing our favourite tunes from October’s posts, plus a couple of new tracks too. So more than 25 songs to discover…dive in! The September Girls – Veneer Dark-hearted pop smothered in drenched feedback . God Damn – Horus A red-hot burning molten pot of pop hooks and grinding, bludgeoning riffs and rhythms. . … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2014

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Curtin

We Are Country Mice, later just Country Mice were well established MM faves and their demise was a sad day for us here. However better news is at hand as Curtin is a new band comprised of former Country Mice frontman Jason Rueger and drummer/multi-instrumentalist Austin Nelson. Their newly released album is titled One For The Doghearted, and is nine hazy tracks that create a slow-burning and hypnotic soundscape, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… Curtin