Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 1 (100-76)

It’s time for MM’s annual round up of our favourite songs of the year. Thanks as always go to all our regular contributors – Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper, the Italian Job, Polly Pocket and a very welcome return to the fold for Dr Roddy. So without further ado, lets start the countdown. 100 Cabbage – Preach To The Converted   In a year that … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 1 (100-76)

Lonely Parade – The Pits

Thoroughly enjoying these tracks from Canada’s Lonely Parade. Olive Green is the fourth song to be shared from upcoming long player The Pits and is a fabulous mix of wiry post-punk and disaffected Sonic Youth style dissonance. The propulsive,¬†cascading guitar line is underpinned by an off-kilter rhythmic emphasis, performing an unusual call and response with the bass line, before giving way to a driving wordless … Continue reading Lonely Parade – The Pits