Mad Mackerel’s Tracks of the Year 100 – 76

100 Anna St. Louis – Fire   99 Deep State – No Idea Pt. II   98 Ron Gallo – Really Nice Guys   97 Wooden Wand – Aurora   96 Diet Cig – Sixteen   95 Prism Tats – The Liar   94 Julie & The Wrong Guys – Love And Leaving   93 Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile – Continental Breakfast   92 … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks of the Year 100 – 76

EAT FAST – Immortal Kombat EP

Newcastle’s EAT FAST will release their second EP, Immortal Kombat, on 19 May via Brighton indie Cannibal Hymns. The title track from the record is out today and we’re liking it a lot. A rasping gut-punch of battering riffs and typically dagger-like lyricism. The track weighs up the pros and cons of lead singer Adam Pearson finding happiness in solitude – before being “chinned in a pub by an observer’s … Continue reading EAT FAST – Immortal Kombat EP

New Single From Eat Fast

With influences ranging from modernist poet Basil Bunting to The Cure, Newcastle four piece Eat Fast mix sugar-drenched harmonies with dark lyrical content. We’ve already shared the excellently raucous single Public Display of Affection, and now we have another, equally good track for you with Scrambled Egg. It is taken from upcoming EP Immortal Kombat – six tracks of squirming guitar riffs, thunderous drumming, taut vocals and razor witted … Continue reading New Single From Eat Fast

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 26)

Welcome to our first Nickel in the Jukebox feature of 2017. Ten recent, and not-so-recent, tunes scooped up over the past couple of months from our bulging in-box. We have everything from noisy punk to swamp-blues and mellow folk and all points in-between. Something for everyone as the cliche goes – and you decide hit or miss!   EAT FAST – Sand Drone  [RIYL: Fuzz … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 26)

MM Shorts 887: EAT FAST

Layering lo-fi garage aesthetics on top of pop song arrangements, Newcastle four-piece EAT FAST mix sugar-drenched harmonies with intense, dark lyrical content. Having completed one album of material due to be released in 2017, and already working on another, the band are airing the excellently, raucous Public Display Of Affection for your listening pleasure. Stream it below.   Continue reading MM Shorts 887: EAT FAST

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here we are again! Ten more new songs gathered and presented for your listening edification. Parquet Courts – Human Performance Ashley Shadow – In Shadows Honey Radar – Caterpillar King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – People – Vultures Future Of The Left – 50 Days Before The Hun Brian Jonestown Massacre – Fingertips Spice Boys – It’s Coming The Parrots – Let’s Do It … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week