The Warlocks – The Chain

LA’s ultra reliable psych-warriors The Warlocks have released a new album, The Chain which, over the course of ten densely layered guitar tracks spiced with keyboards and reinforced with powerful bass and percussion grooves, tells the story of two star-crossed lovers who commit a bank heist together. The band’s Bobby Hecksher describes it as “based around “a Bonnie & Clyde-ish twenty-something couple who rob a bank but get … Continue reading The Warlocks – The Chain

Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 2)

  50 Sleaford Mods – O.B.C.T    49 Deliluh – Freeloader Feast   48 The Paranoyds – Hungry Sam   47 Cherry Pickles – Lily Is A Spy   46 The Warlocks – Disfigured Figure   45 Silverbacks – Pink Tide   44 Marika Hackman – The One   43 Lonesome Shack – Too Bad   42 FEWS – Anything Else   41 Darrin Bradbury … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 2)

New Album From The Warlocks

I still remember the first time I heard The Warlocks. The Dope Feels Good blasting out in Tower Records in San Diego sometime in early 2003. I bought the album, Phoenix immediately. The band  produce a relentless, hypnotic wall of sound that suggests a collision between classic psychedelia, Krautrock and Velvet Underground style rock and roll. Now into their seventeenth year, the new album from these … Continue reading New Album From The Warlocks

Videos of the Day: Fiver || Southern || The Warlocks || Courtney Barnett || Peace

Got that Friday feeling? Time then for a G&T and some excellent new videos from Fiver, Southern, the mighty Warlocks, Courtney Barnett, and our first Christmas themed song of the season with Peace’s cover of Wham’s cheese ridden classic Last Christmas. . . . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Fiver || Southern || The Warlocks || Courtney Barnett || Peace

New Warlocks Album

The Warlocks release their first new album in five years, Skull Worship on November 26, through Zap Banana. The Los Angeles-based band’s eighth album, they construct a dense, more elaborate web of sound, layers of distortion and the occasional synth as well as expanding the band’s oeuvre into acoustic territory recalling T Rex. Other songs turn to Hawkwind, Neu! and experimental rock for inspiration. So … Continue reading New Warlocks Album