Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

The Good, The Bad & The Queen – Merrie Land Protomartyr – Forbidden  (Preoccupations cover) The C.I.A. – Pleasure Seeker Deerhunter – Death In Midsummer Cass McCombs – Sleeping Volcanoes Meat Wave – That’s Alright Spielbergs – 4AM Dolly Dream – The Way To Heaven Wand – Here Come The Warm Jets  (Brian Eno cover) Pat Thomas – What Is Coming         … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

New From Meat Wave

Chicago’s Meat Wave are back in business with the bracing one-two of new single Shame and Dogs at Night, the trio’s first new material since last year’s acclaimed The Incessant LP which arrived in March and made our end-of-year best of lists. Both tracks were recorded during the Incessant sessions and continue to mine the more playful, dexterous elements that the record brought to the band’s sound, all … Continue reading New From Meat Wave

MM’s Best of 2017: Chris T Popper

Our second personal countdown comes from long time top twenty stalwart Chris T Popper, a fish of fine musical taste and the Steve Bould of Mad Mackerel. 20 Nervous Dater – Bad Spanish   19 The Moonlandingz – Black Hanz   18 Meat Wave – The Incessant   17 Roadhouses – Drinkin’   16 Ty Segall – Big Man   15 Public Serivce Broadcasting – … Continue reading MM’s Best of 2017: Chris T Popper

Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

  30 Meat Wave – The Incessant   29 L.A. Witch – L.A. Witch   28 Oh Sees – Orc   27 Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now   26 Deer Tick – Deer Tick Vol. 1   25 Ty Segall – Ty Segall   24 Public Service Broadcasting – Public Service Broadcasting   23 Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger In The Alps   22 Alvvays … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 50 – 26

50 Hiccup – Teasin’   49 Nervous Dater – Bad Spanish   48 Sun Abduction – Acid Pyramid   47 Roadhouses – Drinkin’   46 Dream Police – Revenge   45 BAIT – Push The Elephant   44 Meat Wave – The Incessant   43 Young Fathers – Only God Knows   42 Ty Segall – Big Man   41 The Sugarmen – Our Gallows … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 50 – 26

Meat Wave – New Track & UK Tour

We are eagerly anticipating Chicago trio Meat Wave’s forthcoming album The Incessant out on 17th February on Big Scary Monsters here in the UK and EU, and via Side One Dummy in the States. We posted the title track  recently and Incessant was brilliant, but the rollicking, self-referential Bad Man, might be even better – one of the most cathartic, bile-ridden songs in a catalogue littered with … Continue reading Meat Wave – New Track & UK Tour

Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Another seven days have come and gone, although these felt infinitely more dangerous than any others. Hats off to Ewan McGregor at least this week! If nothing else it means new songs from those horrified by the new leader of the free world – so to kick us off we have offerings from Suuns, Meat Wave, Father John Misty and an update on a protest song classic … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 26)

Welcome to our first Nickel in the Jukebox feature of 2017. Ten recent, and not-so-recent, tunes scooped up over the past couple of months from our bulging in-box. We have everything from noisy punk to swamp-blues and mellow folk and all points in-between. Something for everyone as the cliche goes – and you decide hit or miss!   EAT FAST – Sand Drone  [RIYL: Fuzz … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 26)

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our regular collection of the best of the week’s new tunes. This week no less than x new tracks for you. The Felice Brothers – Carriage Smoke Fairies – Wild Winter Savages – T.I.W.Y.G. Meat Wave – Symmy Theo Verney – Sailed Long WALL – Fit The Part Cassie Ramone – Run Run Rudolph (Chuck Berry cover) Pinemen – That Certain Flavour       … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week