Video Round Up / Catch Up

Been clearing down that overfull MM in-box in the post Christmas slump and found a few videos and tunes we missed, or never quite got round to posting. So we’re putting that right now and here they are, better late than never. Let us commence with some pretty fearsome punk blues from Scott H. Biram who released a surprise new album at the tailend of … Continue reading Video Round Up / Catch Up

Bloodshot Records Pandemophenia Compilation

New Bloodshot Records compilation album Pandemophenia, is only available for download or stream on Bandcamp. It’s a collection of 17 limited or never-before-released tracks by the likes of Murder By Death, Laura Jane Grace & the Devouring Mothers, William Elliott Whitmore, Cory Branan, Ruby Boots, Ramblin’ Deano & Jon Langford, Ha Ha Tonka, Scott H. Biram, and plenty more. Featuring original songs, b-sides, alternate versions, … Continue reading Bloodshot Records Pandemophenia Compilation

New Album From Scott H. Biram

We’re interrupting out Best of Countdown and festive tune postings to share the news that Scott H. Biram will release a new album, his tenth overall, entitled The Bad Testament, via Bloodshot Records on 24th February 24. It his first release since 2014’s Nothin’ But Blood and lands somewhere west of the Old Testament and south of the AA handbook, straddling the chasm between sin and redemption. It’s … Continue reading New Album From Scott H. Biram

Scott H. Biram To Release Nothin’ But Blood

We’ve long admired and enjoyed the raw, simmering, often rabid, one-man-band blues of Scott H. Biram – like a meaner, nastier, and considerably better Seasick Steve! So it is great to hear he is back with a new album, Nothin’ But Blood, on the ever reliable Bloodshot Records in February next year. His distinct songwriting cocktail is much to the fore, encompassing a penchant for sludge … Continue reading Scott H. Biram To Release Nothin’ But Blood

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: December 2011

Here is our final monthly Best Of mix of songs from 2011 – despite all the Christmas fayre on offer, there were still a whole plethora of cracking new tracks to enjoy, and as always we’ve gathered the best of our December posts into one lovely mix for you with a couple of new tracks to sample too. Don’t forget to check out all our … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: December 2011

Bad Machine Tour

Scott H. Biram and Lydia Loveless are touring together in early 2012. The aptly titled Bad Machine Tour follows the release of outstanding new albums in Biram’s Bad Ingredients and Loveless’ Indestructible Machine and brings together the two Bloodshot Records label mates. The tour begins in Dallas, TX on January 26 and circles around the Southeastern US before looping back to Houston, Texas (venue to … Continue reading Bad Machine Tour