Morning Smoke – How Does It Feel

Having mentioned Bristol as a rival to Brighton earlier with our post on Velcro Hooks, we have the other side of the coin with another track from Brighton’s Morning Smoke. They have featured a few times on MM and the crushingly good How Does It Feel is the b side to latest release Soft Decay. It showcases to even greater effect their brooding and ominous post-punk that … Continue reading Morning Smoke – How Does It Feel

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 9)

  House of Spirituals – Too Many Days  [RIYL: Chain-gang gospel, Blind Willie Johnson, Alabama Shakes]   The She’s – Cherry Red  [RIYL: Surf-rock, the Go-Go’s, Shonen Knife]   Gang – Animalia  [RIYL: Fuzzy psych, Dinosaur Jr., Wand]   Sixties Future – Saint  [RIYL: Rust-belt Americana, Delta Spirit, Futurebirds]   Morning Smoke – Soft Decay  [RIYL: Noise-rock, Eagulls, Sonic Youth]   Corinna Rose – I’m So Lonesome … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 9)

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

A brilliant month for new music means a mix of more than 35 tracks compiled for you in our selection of our favourite downloads from July’s posts. And, as always, a few brand new tunes to round the collection off. They’re all yours…and check out all the other Best of the Month mixes using the sidebar links too. SNØFFELTØFFS – Pretty Girl Storming garage punk. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

Introducing >>> Morning Smoke

Although still very much a fledgling band, Brighton’s Morning Smoke are clearly in possession of already finely honed skills and craftsmanship. The two tracks here are a sweetener for their EP In Euphoria, which is due in October. DYWD roars in on pulsating drums and vocals echoing Joy Division before the song quickly unfolds with a statuesque controlled power – it’s a short sharp clarion call … Continue reading Introducing >>> Morning Smoke