HEAR THE DEBUT SINGLE FROM THE TAN AND SOBER GENTLEMEN
The debut single from seven piece Scotch-Irish hillbilly music band The Tan And Sober Gentlemen has arrived and this band from North Carolina ..
ALBUM REVIEW: THE LANGER’S BALL- ‘Hard Time In The Country’ (2018)
Irish-American Celtic-rockers The Langer’s Ball are back in town with their first release as just a duo in over eight years.Writing, ..
CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW: KICKIN’ HITLER’S BUTT: Vintage Anti-Fascist Songs 1940-1944
FREE DOWNLOAD Yeah the title says it all! Eighteen anti-fascist anthems from WW2 (don’t tell the Americans the War actually started ..
The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 15)
Mad Mackerel is ten years old. Who would have believed it. So, thanks to everyone who has ever visited the blog, listened, commented, submitted ..
The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 14)
So here we are, the penultimate day of our countdown of our favourite 200 songs marking ten years of MM. Today, we’ve hit the top twenty… ..
The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 13)
We’re getting towards the sharp end of our mammoth count down now. Here are songs 30-21 of our favourites of the past ten years. 30 Bear ..
ALBUM REVIEW: THE MUCKERS- ‘One More Stout’ (2018)
While they do play Irish music Atlanta based celtic-punkers The Muckers blend in influences from gypsy music, sea shanties, country, ..
The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 12)
Here are tracks 40-31 in our countdown of Mad Mackerel’s favourite tunes of the past ten years. 40 Avett Brothers – January ..
The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 11)
We’re celebrating ten years of MM. Today we’ve reached the top 50 of our favourite songs of the past decade. 50 Discount Guns ..
[Singer-Songwriter] – ‘Their Hearts Had Six Strings’ Vol. 7 (1996-2016)
¶ ¶ ¶ Following up on the Musicophilia six-volume collection of 1960s and 1970s singer-songwriter mixes, here is ‘Their ..
ALBUM REVIEW- FINBAR FUREY- ‘Don’t Stop This Now’ (2018)
We rarely use the word legend on this site so when we do then it is only when it is well deserved. Multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, ..
ALBUM REVIEW: MUIRSHEEN DURKIN AND FRIENDS- ’11 Pints & 3 Shots’ (2018)
And we all thought Muirsheen Durkin had gone off to mine gold in California but would seem he got lost on the way to Amerikay and ended ..
ALBUM REVIEW: THE JOHNNY CLASH PROJECT- ‘The Johnny Clash Project’ (2018)
The most novel and interesting covers album you will ever hear! The debut album of The Clash re-imagined as The Man In Black. 1977 punk ..
Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore – Billy The Kid And Geronimo
Downey To Lubbock, is a collaboration between Dave Alvin (the founder of seminal punk roots band The Blasters) and Jimmie ..
Split Single From Pony Boy & Emma Swift – Covering Neil Young
Nashville label and small press, Cosmic Thug Records, will release a digital split single from Emma Swift and Pony Boy next week ..
2017 REVIEW ROUND-UP’S PART THREE: THE CELTIC NATIONS- BIBLE CODE SUNDAYS, THE DECLINE!, BRUTUS’ DAUGHTERS, REAL McKENZIES, VINCE CAYO, THE BOTTLERS
So welcome to 2018 and the first post of the year and the last of our round-ups from 2017. We simply could not keep up with the volume of releases ..
Sturgill Simpson busks outside the CMA Awards to benefit the ACLU: Watch
Photo by Adam Gold Sturgill Simpson has won four Americana Music Awards trophies and took home this year’s Best Country ..
ALBUM REVIEW: GHOSTTOWN COMPANY- ‘FolkRock’ (2017)
An original German band with their debut album a mix of modern day folk-rock but steered by traditional influences of Irish-Celtic music ..
Miley Cyrus covers Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers” for Spotify Singles session: Stream
Mere days after the tragic passing of Tom Petty, noted fan Miley Cyrus paid homage to the iconic rocker by performing “Wildflowers” ..
Margo Price performs “All American Made” on The Daily Show: Watch
Last week, Nashville’s Margo Price returned with her new album, All American Made. Released through Jack White’s Third ..
Bebe Rexha Daydreams with Florida Georgia Line in ‘Meant to Be’ Video
By Scott T. Sterling Bebe Rexha has teamed up with Florida Georgia Line for the “Meant to Be” music video. Related: Bebe Rexha ..
Taylor Swift Hosts Fan-Only ‘Reputation’ Playback at Rhode Island Home
By Scott T. Sterling There’s no place like home, especially when you’re Taylor Swift and the home is an oceanfront mansion in Rhode ..
SUSTO get their revenge on a tire-slashing creep on new track “Drug Money”: Stream
Photo by Dries Vandenberg 10 Things… is a recurring new music feature in which an artist goes H.A.M. on a particular topic. ..
St. Vincent covers Patsy Cline’s “Crazy” with Jools Holland on piano: Watch
St. Vincent appeared on last week’s episode of Later… with Jools Holland in promotion of her excellent new album, MASSEDUCTION. ..
Father John Misty turns “Pure Comedy” into a southern jam called “Pure Country”: Stream
Photo by Philip Cosores If the political right had to pick a song to would epitomize the leftist views of the other side, they couldn’t ..
Taylor Swift Surprises Fans with Personal Instagram Messages
By Scott T. Sterling Some of Taylor Swift’s biggest fans were happily surprised over the weekend when the pop superstar jumped into ..
Austin City Limits 2017 Festival Review: Top 10 Sets
Photography by Amy Price Back in May, we aired our concerns with this year’s lineup for Austin City Limits, as well as music ..