New Video: Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Vicariously Living

Eddy Current Suppression Ring have shared a new animated video for single, Vicariously Living, which is taken from their LP, All In Good Time, released in December of last year (buy here). The album was their first for almost ten years and is full of jerky, propulsive post-punk anthems; songs that writhe, twist, double back and explode whilst never losing their rhythmic groove. Watch it here. … Continue reading New Video: Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Vicariously Living

The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 13)

We’re getting towards the sharp end of our mammoth count down now. Here are songs 30-21 of our favourites of the past ten years. 30 Bear Bones – Oil And Lacquer (2010)   An eight-piece folk explosion of rousing, thickly accented, swagger and swing.   29 James McMurtry – Copper Canteen (2015)   Opening with the quasi-funny, possibly serious “Honey don’t you be yelling at … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 13)

Mad Mackerel The last Five Years – Chris T Popper Picks His Favourites

Believe it or not, Mad Mackerel has been around for more than five years now. During that time we’ve posted more than 4,000 times, and offered more than 5,000 songs for your listening pleasure. And more than three quarters of a million people have paid MM a visit during our lifetime on Google’s (godawful) blogspot and since April 2010 on WordPress. We asked some of … Continue reading Mad Mackerel The last Five Years – Chris T Popper Picks His Favourites

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2011

Another bonanza month of top tunes, all rounded up for you in one perfect download mix. Here are the September highlights together, as always, with a couple of top-notch new tracks too. Download The Migrant – The Hurricane mp3 (from Amerika) Distinguished by a slow blues refrain, handclaps and a mournful vocal, it is one of those tunes that sounds like it has been around forever. Download … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2011

New from Eddy Current Suppression Ring

You know what you’re going to get with Australian four-piece Eddy Current Suppression Ring. You’re going to get high octane, garage rock and proto-punk, drawing influences from The Troggs through to Wire and The Fall. There are no pretensions, no apologies, no surprises, no airs and graces and frankly they are all the better for it. The last album Rush To Relax was energetic, good humoured … Continue reading New from Eddy Current Suppression Ring