Polly Pocket’s Top Songs Of 2013

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year that we’ve posted over the past few days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. The fourth instalment comes from Polly Pocket – thanks for putting them arse backwards Poll! 1 Junip – Line Of Fire This has been in the top spot since the beginning of the year. Beautiful vocals … Continue reading Polly Pocket’s Top Songs Of 2013

MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 50 – 26

Part three of our favourite 100 tracks of 2013. Today we’re counting down from 50 – 26. 50 Hanni El Khatib – Nobody Move In Hanni El Khatib’s biog on Wikipedia he says that his “…music is for anyone who has ever been shot or hit by a train“. I think that this is a good way to describe this tune as it hits you … Continue reading MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 50 – 26

Tuesday Means Eight Of The Best

Our in-box has grown to ridiculous proportions, it fair creaks and bulges with good music and we are desperately trying to keep up with the flow. Time then for eight of the best to come our, and now your, way. First up, we have East India Youth who caught our ears on 6 Music yesterday with Heaven, How Long their brilliant new single of krautrock … Continue reading Tuesday Means Eight Of The Best

Blog Sound of 2013: Poll Winners Revealed

The Blog Sound of 2013 poll is a survey of UK music bloggers to find out what emerging artists they think are best. The votes have been counted, the results are in and the winners can now be revealed. Back at the beginning of December we participated in the Blog Sound of 2013 poll (see post here for long list). Organised by Robin Seamer from Breaking … Continue reading Blog Sound of 2013: Poll Winners Revealed

The Blog Sound Of 2013: Long List Announced

Shortlist and winner announced 3rd January 2013 The Blog Sound Poll was first published in 2011. The concept of the poll wasn’t to criticise the established BBC Sound of list, but simply an experiment to see if UK music bloggers could come up with its own list of emerging artists that was more representative of their community and give the artists that were nominated some extra … Continue reading The Blog Sound Of 2013: Long List Announced

Wednesday Means Seven Of The Best: Do Believe The Hype?

Here are a few streams of some of the latest singles and tracks to be creating a buzz round these parts. Worth the hype or not…you decide! This is Anthem from King Tuff’s self titled album – full-on glam rock revival anyone? Order the record and/or grab yourself a free download of Bad Thing from SubPop here. a This is Husbands by Savages, part of … Continue reading Wednesday Means Seven Of The Best: Do Believe The Hype?