The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries – Betty Ford James

We were big, big fans of the previous two long players from The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries and the trio have just announced their first new record for seven years. Suns Out Guns Out will see the light of day on 26th February and the first taste comes with the one minute single Betty Ford James, which is about as taut and as intense as you could … Continue reading The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries – Betty Ford James

Mad Mackerel’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 fifth and final instalment is our own. 20. Colleen Green – Heavy Shit Totally infectious, stoned punk. . 19. Harmed Brothers – Love Song For The Assumed Mixing folk and bluegrass with a wistful twist … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Top Songs Of 2013

MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 25 – 1

So this is it, the final countdown of our favourite tracks of 2013… As voted for by MM luminaries: the luminous Mrs Mackerel (Mrs M), the newly teenaged Middle Sprat (MS), Marston’s Mr Big, Chris T Popper (CP), the criminally insane Dr. Roddy (Dr R), and patricide obsessive Polly Pocket (PP). A motley crew it is true, but all united by their love of a … Continue reading MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 25 – 1

Introducing >>> The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries

The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries is a rock band featuring Elisha Wiesner (Kahoots) on guitar, Bob Weston (Shellac, Volcano Suns, Mission of Burma) on bass guitar, and Chris Brokaw (Come, Codeine, The New Year) on drums. Their new record, Mass. Grave, was released earlier this week on Kiam Records. Taking and channeling influences as diverse as Minor Threat and The Byrds, the band manage to create … Continue reading Introducing >>> The Martha’s Vineyard Ferries