2018 REVIEW ROUND-UP’S. PART THREE: USA AND JAPAN- THE CHERRY COKE$, THE GODDAMN GALLOWS, RAILROAD EARTH
Here is Part 3 and the final part of our 2018 Round Up’s where we catch up with the releases that we couldn’t give a decent ..
Unreleased Townes Van Zandt Collection Coming In March
Gotta love Townes Van Zandt, and particularly the news that a previously unreleased collection of songs titled Sky Blue will be released ..
Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of The Year – Chris T Popper’s Selections
Back again like a carrion crow to roadkill. Every year since 2009, Chris T Popper has shared his favourite tunes of the year, and we love ..
Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Dr Roddy’s Selections
Dr Roddy had been gone for a while trying to make a new life on land. Fuckwit. I have been absent from the house of Mackerel for a couple ..
Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 4 (25-1)
So here we have it – the top of the pile! Our favourite songs of 2018. 25 Ought – Disgraced In America Way back in January, ..
Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 3 (50-26)
Into the top half of our favourite songs of the year. Here are tracks 50 through to 26. 50 Murder By Death – True Dark Murder ..
Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 2 (75-51)
The second instalment of our favourite tracks of 2018. Enjoy… 75 Holly Miranda – Golden Spiral This wonky, horn-led ..
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 – ..
ALBUM REVIEW: TAN AND SOBER GENTLEMEN- ‘Veracity’ (2018)
Their has been a few great debut Celtic-Punk albums during 2018 but here is one of the very best from North Carolina’s the Tan and Sober ..
CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW: PHIL OCHS- ‘I Ain’t Marching Anymore’ (1965)
The ultimate 60’s folk singing radical who put protest songs on the map and wrote the most sincere and provocative material of his day. I ..
Phosphorescent Cover Radiohead’s House Of Cards – And We’ve Been Waiting Nearly 10 Years For It
Many, many moons ago (actually back in 2009) when Chris T Popper and I went to Austin for the first time for SxSW, pretty much by happy ..
Nicole Atkins Covers Guns N’ Roses With The Help Of Mark Lanegan
Nashville crooner Nicole Atkins, has shared her take on the Guns N’ Roses ballad, November Rain and enlisted the assistance ..
Jason Lytle, Little Wings and Kramies – Split Single
Jason Lytle of Grandaddy, Kyle Field of Little Wings, and Kramies have decided to release the first ‘Split- Trio’ or Tri-Single’ ..
Rich Ragany & The Disgressions “Like We’ll Never Make It”
It seems like Rich Ragany (The ROLE MODELS) never stops to write songs! On this first solo album, he got some help from musicians who played ..