Famed for their wall of sound, and notoriously difficult to label (they themselves describe their music as “psychedelic, socialist, utopian, death raga, erroneous funk, trapdoor jazz, bastard muzak“), the origins of Meatraffle are lost in obscurity although it has been said that they came about as the result of a drunken afternoon shared by Clams Baker and Zsa Zsa Sapien in a South London Wetherspoon … Continue reading Meatraffle – The Day The Earth Stood Still
Had to post this – a special from yesterday’s Record Store Day and featuring the marvellous Meatraffle and Madonnatron sharing the lead on two, what I presume are Italian Rebel Songs given the song titles and the title of the release… no flies on us folks! Anyway, just listen to both below. Order the 7″ vinyl or digital download from Bandcamp here. … Continue reading Meatraffle vs Madonnatron Italian Rebel Song Record Store Day Special!
An appropriate companion piece to our earlier BAIT post, Meatraffle blast out a rallying cry to the proletariat to throw off the chains of mediocre, mass produced music and get down to their sweet and chaotic sonic waves. Throwing out land shanties of burning bankers, friendly local drug dealers, enduring friendship and the Russian Revolution: psychedelic, socialist, utopian, death ragga, erroneous funk, trapdoor jazz, bastard … Continue reading More From Meatraffle
The marvellous Meatraffle, a Chris T Popper discovery for MM, have shared details of their new single Brother, to be released on limited 7” vinyl and digitally on July 14th, via Moshi Moshi Singles Club. Currently in the process of recording their third album, after their cracking 2015 debut Hi-Fi Classics (they have opted out of recording a second record to avoid the dreaded ‘difficult second album’ … Continue reading Meatraffle – Brother
Happy New Year! We’re kicking off 2016 with Chris T Popper’s first recommendation of the year for you. The excellently named Meatraffle are new to us, but on the evidence of Nice Young Couple, a brilliantly lo-fi, ramshackle tale of drug dealing in the local community, we will be checking out their debut album Hi Fi Classics immediately. Watch the video for it here. Continue reading New Video: Meatraffle – Nice Young Couple