Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 3 (50-26)

Here is part 3 of our countdown of our favourite 100 songs of 2020.   50 Peel Dream Magazine – Emotional Devotion Creator   49 Slow Weather – Great White Male   48 Blackbird & Crow – The Witch That Could Not Be Burned   47 Frances of Delirium – Quit Fucking Around   46 Adia Victoria – South Gotta Change   45 Dream Wife … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 3 (50-26)

Nap Eyes – So Tired

We’ve already shared the excellent Mark Zuckerberg single from Nap Eyes, and now we have the latest track from their upcoming album Snapshot of a Beginner, which is out on the 27th March via Jagjaguwar So Tired is a change of pace from the irrepressible catchiness of the last single, a more mournful, resigned slice of slacker rock that just begs for a hot water … Continue reading Nap Eyes – So Tired

Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

First Aid Kit – Ruins Courtney Marie Andrews – May Your Kindness Remain Suuns – Watch You, Watch Me Alela Diane – Ether & Wood Nap Eyes – I’m Bad Now Prism Tats – Daggers Public Access T.V. – Lost In The Game U.S. Girls – Pearly Gates Sunflower Bean – Crisis Fest Rik & The Pigs – America Frankie Cosmos – Jesse Kal Marks … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

The Great Escape – Day 3

A final day building up the step count trudging between venues. This time choosing to start at a free all day gig at Bleach which was not an official GE event, and was nearly 3,000 steps away, but worth it all the same for Nots and Nap Eyes. The former, a blistering all-female foursome from Tennessee, peeled what paint was left from the walls and the … Continue reading The Great Escape – Day 3

MM Shorts 792: Nap Eyes

With sonic touchstones like The Go-Betweens (particularly Robert Forster’s melancholic bite), The Only Ones, Lou Reed, Nikki Sudden, and Bedhead, Canada’s Nap Eyes will release their new album, Thought Rock Fish Scale, on the 5th February via Paradise of Bachelors. The first taste comes via the taut opening track, Mixer, which uses the space between ringing chords to deconstruct a party episode into an analytical out-of-body experience, charting a path … Continue reading MM Shorts 792: Nap Eyes

MM Shorts 525: Nap Eyes

After two years, two EPs, and countless demos, Halifax, Nova Scotia’s Nap Eyes are releasing their first LP on Plastic Factory Records titled Whine of the Mystic. Lead track No Man Needs To Care is an unadulterated gem of jaunty, infectious indie rock that overcomes any reservations through sheer force of will. It just might be the most refreshingly straightforward record we’ve heard for a good … Continue reading MM Shorts 525: Nap Eyes