Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 1 (100-76)

It’s time for MM’s annual round up of our favourite songs of the year. Thanks as always go to all our regular contributors – Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper, the Italian Job, Polly Pocket and a very welcome return to the fold for Dr Roddy. So without further ado, lets start the countdown. 100 Cabbage – Preach To The Converted   In a year that … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 1 (100-76)

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Hookworms – Static Resistance Thurston Moore – Mx Liberty Olden Yolk – Vital Sign King Tuff – The Other Wye Oak – The Louder I Call, The Faster It Runs Alexis Krauss & The Our Land Collective – Our Land Charly Bliss – The Way You Wear Your Head  (Nada Surf cover) A Place To Bury Strangers – Never Coming Back The Messthetics – Serpent Tongue … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

75 Sleaford Mods – Moptop   74 Silver Torches – If I Reach   73 Idles – Divide And Conquer   72 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake   71 King Krule – Dum Surfer   70 Naomi Punk – Chapter II   69 The Reptaliens – If You Want   68 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press   67 Ron Gallo … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 100 – 81

Today the countdown begins of Mad Mackerel’s favourite 100 songs of 2014. From Monday to Friday check back to see what tickled the earbuds of MM’s contributors, followed by our Albums of the Year at the weekend and then our individual contributors’ choices. So without further ado…. 100 Micah P Hinson – The Same Old Shit . 99 Wooden Wand – Dambuilding . 98 Juan … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 100 – 81

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

1. Thurston Moore – The Best Day 2. Hiss Golden Messenger – Mahogany Dread 3. Wampire – Wizard Staff 4. Twilight Sad – There’s A Girl In The Corner 5. Dinosaur Feathers – Zeitgeist 6. Terror Pigeon! – Girl! 7. Tyrannosaurus Dead – Local Bullies 8. King Tuff – Black Moon Spell . . . . . . . . . Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March

Another bonanza month. Another round up of the very best tracks we posted in March. Another selection of new tunes to get your teeth into too. So without further ado… Download White Denim – Drug mp3 (from D) First taste of rockers new album. Bodes well. Very well. Download The Everymen – Ballad Of Sarin mp3 (from Hello, Nice Evening. We Are The Everymen) Cocksure but not … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March

New from Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore will release his latest solo offering, Demolished Thoughts on 24th May via Matador. Opening track Benediction is an appropriate companion to our earlier post from Benjamin Francis Leftwich, being an offering from the quieter, more introspective end of his musical spectrum. While undeniably pretty, it sounds a very personal and slightly brooding piece of work and hopefully is representative of the whole album … Continue reading New from Thurston Moore