Flat Worms – Antarctica

Antarctica is the new album from Flat Worms and is released tomorrow. If these two brilliant tracks are anything to go by the band are making good on their promise to have hardened their post-punk/psych sound even further. Check out the coiled spring tension and raw rumble of The Aughts and the hypnotic pummel and killer riff of Market Forces. Great stuff. Buy the album … Continue reading Flat Worms – Antarctica

Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Flat Worms – Surreal New Year The Uranium Club – Man Is The Loneliest Animal Ånge Teenage Angst – Ånge Teenage Angst A Merge Group Plays “Heroes” – V-2 Schneider  (David Bowie cover) Esther Rose – Don’t Blame It On The Moon W.H. Lung – Simpatico People MELTS – Echoes Wand – Scarecrow Sharon Van Etten – Never Grow Old  (James Cleveland Moore, Sr cover) Laura … Continue reading Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Flat Worms – Shouting At The Wall Cass McCombs – The Great Pixley Train Robbery Low Life – The Pitts Weyes Blood – Andromeda The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Cannot Be Saved Grim Streaker – A.D.D. Potty Mouth – 22 The Cowboys – Somethings Never Change Arre! Arre! – Anthem Shana Cleveland – Face Of The Sun                 … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 2 (75-51)

The second instalment of our favourite tracks of 2018. Enjoy… 75 Holly Miranda – Golden Spiral   This wonky, horn-led track taken from her excellent Mutual Horse album, dips its toes into the swirling whirlpools of off-kilter indie pop with a buoyant rhythmic pulse and nods to glam rock and funk.   74 Ezra Furman – Suck The Blood From My Wound   Suck The … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 2 (75-51)

Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Titus Andronicus – Only A Hobo BRONCHO – Keep It In Line Phosphorescent – C’est La Vie No. 2 Courtney Barnett – Small Talk Kurt Vile – One Trick Ponies Flat Worms – The Apparition Death Valley Girls – (One Less Thing) Before I Die The Berries – Junkyard Dog Laura Gibson – Domestication SOAK – Everybody Loves You New Rose – Plenty Of Flowers … Continue reading Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

New Single From Flat Worms

Flat Worms are back. And just like that a shit day just got transformed. The new 7″ single from the LA based threesome is titled The Apparition / Melt The Arms. The B side can be streamed below – it is furious, buzzing, magnificent, garage-punk that will put hairs on your chest and then melt them off again – all in just over two minutes. Just … Continue reading New Single From Flat Worms

The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 5)

Welcome to numbers 120 through to 101 of our favourite tunes of the past ten years… 120 Black Mountain – Let Spirits Ride (2010) Who cares if the riff is nicked from another song, or if it sounds like 1972. I don’t when it as good as this. Pure riffola magic.   119 Faith Healer – No Car (2015)   Kicking up a meaty riff … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 5)

Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

  30 Meat Wave – The Incessant   29 L.A. Witch – L.A. Witch   28 Oh Sees – Orc   27 Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now   26 Deer Tick – Deer Tick Vol. 1   25 Ty Segall – Ty Segall   24 Public Service Broadcasting – Public Service Broadcasting   23 Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger In The Alps   22 Alvvays … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

75 Sleaford Mods – Moptop   74 Silver Torches – If I Reach   73 Idles – Divide And Conquer   72 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake   71 King Krule – Dum Surfer   70 Naomi Punk – Chapter II   69 The Reptaliens – If You Want   68 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press   67 Ron Gallo … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51