Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Tunes of 2020

Time to finish off our reflections on the past twelve months. Here are my own choices for ten favourite tunes that soundtracked lockdown and those life saving dog walks with the gold medal winning picnic thief. 10 Man of Moon – Strangers The long awaited (by me anyway) return of Scottish duo Man of Moon was amply rewarded by their brilliant single Strangers using heavy … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Tunes of 2020

Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 4 (25-1)

Here is the final part of this year’s countdown of our favourite tunes of 2020. Many thanks to MM stalwarts Chris T Popper and Dr Roddy (whose personal selections will come in the next couple of days) and to anyone who has read / listened and discovered something new in a year that truly sucked. Happy New Year and here’s to a better 2021.   … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 4 (25-1)

SPQR – No Brain, No Pain EP

Visceral Liverpool art-rock foursome SPQR have shared the title track from their third EP No Brain, No Pain which is out now (order here). Having already shared EP openers Nuthin Gud and the excellent Just Sumfin, the latest track is a bouncy, layered slice of quirky pop with an undeniably catchy bassline. Check them all out below.     Continue reading SPQR – No Brain, No Pain EP