The War Crimes Protest

I often think, quite sadly, that the good old fashioned political protest song is a dying breed in the modern age. So it was all the more pleasing to get this short and pithy missive from Ed of MM faves and undeniably brilliant down-tempo miserabilists The War Crimes. “Blair’s appearance at the Chilcott whitewash gotta me thinkin’ about an old tune of ours. Geronimo was of … Continue reading The War Crimes Protest

Mad Mackerel’s 2010 Top Ten Series: No 9, Favourite New Artists

Now that we’ve had the top tens from all the Mad Mackerel contributors, we will give you a definitive overall top ten in a couple of days. Before that is our penultimate top ten list of the year – the favourite new bands and artists that have come our way in 2010 which was perhaps the hardest list of all to compile. So with honourable … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s 2010 Top Ten Series: No 9, Favourite New Artists

MM’s Best of the Month: November

Here is the best of our November posts, a perfect mix tape to kick off the festive seasons and a nice reminder before we all get immersed in all those end-of-year top tens/twenties/fifties etc. And as always a couple of new ones too. Twenty five great tracks. Enjoy. Download Outer Minds – Until You’re Dead mp3 Pristine nugget of 60s inspired garage rock, twangy rough-cut … Continue reading MM’s Best of the Month: November