CLASSIC ALBUM REVIEW: EWAN MacCOLL and DOMINIC BEHAN- ‘Streets of Song. Childhood Memories of City Streets from Glasgow, Salford and Dublin’ (1959)
Scottish folksinger Ewan MacColl and Irish singer Dominic Behan delve into their childhoods to present the songs and chants of working-class ..
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 ..
EP REVIEW: BLACKBEARD’S TEA PARTY- ‘Leviathan!’ (2018)
The first new release from Blackbeard’s Tea Party in three years takes traditional songs and folk tunes about the whaling industry ..
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 CARDINAL SINS- ‘Straight Left Right Hook’ (2018)
It may sound a bit strange that over the years we have only featured a handful of ‘Irish’ Irish bands on this site but for whatever ..
Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week & Last
The countdown of our Favourite 200 songs of the past 10 years has taken over everything over the last two weeks, so here is our (belated) ..
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 ..
EP REVIEW: STEVE WHITE- ‘Fake News From Nowhere’ (2018)
Local folk-punk hero Steve White is back but without The Protest Family this time to cement his reputation as one of East London’s ..
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, ..
RAISING FUNDS FOR IRISH DRINKING SONGS FOR CATS, PAW’T 3!
Do you love cats? How about Sea Shanties? What about traditional Irish folk music? Then why not adopt a new CD of Sea Shanties for Cat Lovers! ..
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 ..
[Especial] Discos nacionales que deberían ser de culto si no lo son ya
Toundra, uno de los grupos más alabados de los últimos años Hay millones de listas por todas partes hablando sobre ..
Mad Mackerel Recommends… Zoe Boekbinder & Dustin Hamman
Among Horses is a wonderful collaborative project from the Son Canciones label. They put two musicians who do not know each other in a horse ..
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 ..
[Especial] Los 10 debuts más prometedores de 2017.
Idles. Fuente: https://crackmagazine.net La mejor forma de estar al tanto de nuevos artistas que pueden pisar bien fuerte en la escena ..
ALBUM REVIEW: ANTO MORRA- ‘From The Vaults’ (2017)
London Irish Folk Punk Somewhere between the Pogues and Ian Dury with perhaps a dash of Madness. He’s back. Guess whose back? Aye it’s ..
[Reportaje] Núria Graham en el Auditori: Una experiencia mística.
Núria Graham. Foto: Esther Cobos. Qué mejor forma de relajarse después de una larga semana que con un directo de Núria ..
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 ..
ALBUM REVIEW: DECLAN O’ROURKE- ‘Chronicles of the Great Irish Famine’ (2017)
Declan O’Rourke delivers an amazing album of extraordinary true tales from the most tragic period in the history of Ireland. Fifteen ..
Sharon Van Etten shares reissue of debut album, (it was) because i was in love: Stream
Photo by Heather Kaplan Sharon Van Etten is set to revisit her 2009 debut album, because i was in love, with a new deluxe ..
Tim Heidecker announces Too Dumb For Suicide: Tim Heidecker’s Trump Songs, shares “Sentencing Day”: Stream
Photo by Cara Robbins Tim Heidecker has been a consistent source of dark comedic relief during Donald Trump’s unlikely presidential ..
Fiona Apple covers Fats Domino’s “Ain’t That a Shame” on Prairie Home Companion: Stream
Photo by Blake Mills Scheuring Fiona Apple has offered up only a few live performances this year—including an onstage collaboration ..