DBUK – And God Bless You

Slim Cessna offshoot DBUK release their new album Nine Through Sixteen at the end of this week (order here). It is a record¬†of haunting, warped murder ballads that come with a louche, anti-spiritual cast. Obsession, infatuation and longing co-exist with casual cruelty in compositions that feature a remarkable amount of detail of the natural world; they often begin sparingly, building into an ecstatic reverberation of … Continue reading DBUK – And God Bless You

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 3 (50-26)

Into the top half of our favourite songs of the year. Here are tracks 50 through to 26. 50 Murder By Death – True Dark   Murder By Death have built a career on gothic country rockers and sun-baked desert folk, yet even after all these years they still manage to surprise and True Dark is them at their twangiest best.   49 Fontaines DC … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 3 (50-26)