Festive Post No 12: Phil Odgers

Fresh from their recent tour, the wonderful Phil Odgers of The Men They Couldn’t Hang has recorded a cover version of a lost John Prine song entitled Christmas In Prison. Have a listen, and make a note that TMTCH will see out their 30th anniversary celebrations with a return visit to Shepherd’s Bush Empire in west London on 4th April next year. . Continue reading Festive Post No 12: Phil Odgers

MM’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Mix

You know the score. MM is a blog that (musically) tends to favour the seedier side of life – murder ballads, heartbreak, despair, stories of the downtrodden, the down-on-their-luck, and the downhearted – you know the kind of things we mean. Ours is a world of lonely beer and whiskey chasers nursed in the back booths of dead-end bars, of crack-whores turning tricks in trailers … Continue reading MM’s Anti-Valentine’s Day Mix