MM’S BEST OF THE YEAR: MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TWENTY SONGS

And so here is the final personal Top Twenty of the year. This time it is my turn! Another twelve months neatly wrapped up and delivered for your listening pleasure and here’s to 2016… 20. Quiet Hollers – Mont Blanc An apocalyptic, “end-is-nigh” rolling, country rock anthem. Pure poetry with the best coda to a song I heard all year, “shed a tear for the books … Continue reading MM’S BEST OF THE YEAR: MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TWENTY SONGS

MM’S BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 75-51

And so begins the second quarter of our annual countdown of our favourite tracks of the year. 75 Joe Ely – Wounded Creek   74 Great American Canyon Band – Crash   73 Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle   72 The Quite Hollers – Mont Blanc   71 Heaters – Mean Green   70 Tough Age – New Orleans Square   69 Chris Staples – Dark Side … Continue reading MM’S BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 75-51

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol 2)

Our second collection of ten new tunes for you to spin and decide… hit or miss? The Yawpers – Deacon Brodie (RIYL: Biker blues, MC5, Blue Cheer) . Tedo Stone – By Your Side (RIYL: Fuzzy guitar rock, T Rex, Dinosaur Jr) . Alberta Cross – Ghost Of Santa Fe (RIYL: Southern rock, My Morning Jacket, Crazy Horse) . Flora Cash – This Breeze (RIYL: Folk, … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol 2)

Grandparents – Kids In The Alley

With the successful production of several self-recorded, lo-fi EPs to their credit, spacey six-piece Grandparents are providing a sneak peek into the band’s highly anticipated unveiling of their debut LP, Sincerely, Bagman with the arrival of the Kids in the Alley cassingle. The delightfully catchy title-track delivers audacious, jangly pop music with an eye toward the hallucinatory, prompting visions of psychedelic royalty like the Seeds or … Continue reading Grandparents – Kids In The Alley