Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

We’ve decided to do things a bit differently this year – too many times in the past we’ve posted our favourite songs of the year and then discovered late releases we wished we’d added! And also 2019 was a shit year for the world – Brexit, Johnson, Trump, the world burning… at least there is music. So, way after everyone else has done theirs, here … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

Eighteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

An absolute overload of stonking new tunes this week…including the returns of Black Mountain, The Black Keys and Clinic and a stunning Iggy & The Stooges cover… in Spanish. Enjoy! The Claque – Hush Black Mountain – Future Shade The Black Keys – Lo/Hi Clinic – Rubber Bullets A.A. Bondy – Images Of Love The Coathangers – The Devil You Know The National – You … Continue reading Eighteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Patio – Boy Scout

Taking boredom, frustration, and mid-20s malaise as their starting points, New York three-piece Patio have shared the excellent first single, Boy Scout, from their debut album Essentials, due out on the 5th April on Fire Talk Records. A track of minimal, affecting post-punk, the song is a ninety second, perfectly targeted gut shot – straight to the point and a perfect introduction to their sparse¬†melodic … Continue reading Patio – Boy Scout