Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 3 (50-26)

Here is part 3 of our countdown of our favourite 100 songs of 2020.   50 Peel Dream Magazine – Emotional Devotion Creator   49 Slow Weather – Great White Male   48 Blackbird & Crow – The Witch That Could Not Be Burned   47 Frances of Delirium – Quit Fucking Around   46 Adia Victoria – South Gotta Change   45 Dream Wife … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Tracks Of 2020: Part 3 (50-26)

Wolf Parade – Valley Boy

Wolf Parade will return with their first proper album in seven years, Cry Cry Cry, which lands on the 6th October on their long-time home of Sub Pop. The soaring choruses, rousing anthems, sprawling guitars and chaotic keys that make up Wolf Parade are all on proud display on the album’s anthemic lead single, the boisterous Valley Boy. Stream it below.   Continue reading Wolf Parade – Valley Boy

Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday (19 Nov)

Life bullies and jostles sometimes. It takes something simple and heart-felt, twists it, remoulds it, wraps it up and represents it. Fait accompli. I have no say and you cannot change it. Not now. I thought about assimilating various appropriate lyrics, but decided on a different tack. I have some words pinned on my office wall by Mother Theresa. Morality-wise it really strikes a chord, … Continue reading Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday (19 Nov)

The End of the Road Festival – A Review

Welcome to our longest ever post, and a whole bucketful of great songs. Last weekend, Barry-Sean came with me to the End of the Road Festival and outside of the musical orgy that is SxSW, we agreed it is the best festival we’ve ever had the pleasure of attending. In fact he’s been writing about it ever since. Here’s what he has to say…. Having … Continue reading The End of the Road Festival – A Review