Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks of 2020: Part 1 (100 – 76)

Here are favourite tracks of the year in our usual countdown style, from 100 down to 1, in four parts and sharing over the next few days. Enjoy. 100 No Age – Turned To String   99 The Smoke Fairies – Elevator   98 Hallan – Modern England   97 Ben de la Cour – God’s Only Son   96 The Gabbard Brothers – Too … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks of 2020: Part 1 (100 – 76)

Public Body – Table Manners

Brighton based band Public Body have released a new single Table Manners, taking down capitalism and governmental hierarchy in one fell swoop. Bemoaning the current state of UK politics, and the revolving door of the same poorly equipped leaders – the band make their statement to a backdrop of subtly paced indie-punk, bringing together wobbly synths, jagged guitars and melodic bass runs. Stream it here. … Continue reading Public Body – Table Manners

Public Body – Naughty On My Bike

Public Body are a new find for us, and yet another band off the seemingly endless Brighton production line. New single, the excellently named, Naughty On My Bike, is a stinging burst of wiry post-punk that takes aim at failing public services. There is lots to like about the track, which summons up influences from Gang of Four to the more contemporary Traams, but Public … Continue reading Public Body – Naughty On My Bike