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)

Mothers – Pink

Mothers will follow-up their excellent 2016 album When You Walk A Long Distance You Are Tired, with a new record via ANTI-Records on 7th September. It is called Render Another Ugly Method and the latest taste from it comes with new single Pink. It is just over seven minutes of nervy, hypnotic, krautrock inspired goodness that grips from the first bars with a bewitching intensity … Continue reading Mothers – Pink

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

No less than ten marvellous tracks gathered up in the Mad Mackerel butterfly net this week to share with you. From the pulverising ferocity of Future of the Left and White Lung’s blistering power-pop to the fragile Mothers and sweet Americana of Radical Face. Enjoy! White Lung – Hungry Future Of The Left – If AT&T Drank Tea What Would BP Do? Mothers – Mother … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

We’re coming to the end of the year and with Thanksgiving and all that, the new releases slowed ever so slightly this week. Here then is our round-up of wholesome new tracks from the past seven days, gathered from all corners for your listening edification… The Arcs – Young Strand Of Oaks – Wonderful (The Way I Feel) (My Morning Jacket cover) Braves – Dropout The … Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Seven days, nine new songs, all winners. Courtney Barnett – Boxing Days Blues Revisited JEFF The Brotherhood – Radiating Fiber Plane Besnard Lakes – Golden Lion Cass McCombs – Evangeline William Elliott Whitmore – Civilisations Hiccup – Whatevs, Its Cool Powderburns – Not Right (Stooges cover) Cheatahs – Su-Pra Mothers – It Hurts Until It Doesn’t                     Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week