Mad Mackerel’s Best of 2019: Chris T Popper’s Top Ten Tunes

Chris T Popper has been with MM from the very first post. Every year he produces his own list of favourite tunes and here are his selections for 2019. This year he was helped by Stan the greyhound. Next year I’m hoping we get Stan’s choices…   10. She Keeps Bees – Kinship Never got bored of that opening drum groove. Backed up by Jessica … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of 2019: Chris T Popper’s Top Ten Tunes

Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 3)

  And here we have the final part of our favourite tunes of 2019… Discover and enjoy. 25 UV Race – Mr Blame A brash, unapologetic race through proto-punk stomp and malodorous glam-punk aesthetics.   24 Lonesome Shack – The City is a Desert Anchored by an insistent country blues refrain that has a touch of something primal about it, and sounds like it could … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 3)

Dry Cleaning – Viking Hair

Dry Cleaning have shared the second single off their forthcoming EP Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks. Invigorating and thoughtful, Viking Hair has their trademark repetitive, melodic guitar motifs ringing out over an energised rhythm section that builds to a gradual crescendo. Check out the video below, and also first single Sit Down Meal here. You can order the EP via Bandcamp here.     Continue reading Dry Cleaning – Viking Hair

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Dry Cleaning

Not in the literal sense obviously – though there is nothing wrong with a freshly laundered garment. No this Dry Cleaning is a south London foursome that are about to release their second EP, Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks, which follows their summer debut Sweet Princess. The music is wonderfully simple – direct and uncomplicated with unusual spoken word style vocals which gives the whole thing an … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… Dry Cleaning