The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 6)

Halfway through. Here are tracks 100-91 100 Cabbage – Celebration Of A Disease (2017) Simply the ultimate mix of mutated groove and indie rock. With a lineage that stretches back to the Fall and takes in The Happy Mondays and The Stone Roses, it is the latest addition to a long line of infectious, sing-along Manchester anthems.   99 Felice Brothers – Lincoln Continental (2012) The … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 6)

New Album From The Bones Of J.R. Jones

Hailing from Upstate New York, The Bones of J.R. Jones is known for his moody blend of garage-influenced soul, blues, roots, and Americana. Gritty new track I See You has echoes of early Black Keys and comes off his upcoming third studio album Ones To Keep Close (out on 11th May). It follows previous single, Burden, a quick footed stomp along that features Nicole Atkins. Listen … Continue reading New Album From The Bones Of J.R. Jones

MM’s BEST OF 2016: THE ITALIAN JOB

  The first of our four individual listings comes from The Italian Job – she of the detailed spreadsheets and punk rock outlook. Listen on Spotify here. 20. Underworld – I Exhale   19. The Wave Pictures – Pool Hall   18. Arborist – I Heard Him Leaving   17. Kyle Craft – Before The Wall   16. Terry Malts – Used To Be   … Continue reading MM’s BEST OF 2016: THE ITALIAN JOB

MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 50-26

Inside the top fifty of our favourite songs of the year now. Check numbers 50 – 26 and come back tomorrow for the final countdown… 50 BAIT – I’m Still Here   49 Big Thief – Paul   48 Kyle Craft – Before The Wall   47 Staches – Total Commitment   46 Arborist – I Heard Him Leaving   45 Hooded Fang – Dead … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 50-26

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 12)

It has been a good while since the last Nickel In The Jukebox feature. So to put that right, here are ten new tunes of different styles for you to compare and contrast. We like them all, but you decide for yourself – hit or miss? The Bones Of J.R. Jones – Hammers And Nails  [RIYL: Blues, Scott H Biram, William Elliott Whitmore]   ShitKid – … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 12)

Mad Mackerel Recommends… The Bones Of J.R. Jones

  Based in Brooklyn, The Bones of J.R. Jones (aka Jonathon Linaberry) has made a musical descent from the hardcore punk scene to roots and blues after being gifted a collection of albums entitled American Roots Music by his father. He dove in head first, never looked back and developed a deep seeded love for classic folk and blues, by early torch bearers like Blind Lemon Jefferson … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… The Bones Of J.R. Jones