The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time: A Playlist Curated by Pitchfork
What makes a good ambient record? I’m not sure I can even begin to answer that question, and I count myself a longtime fan of the genre, ..
Hip Hop Fan Freaks Out When He Hears Rage Against the Machine’s Debut Album for the Very First Time
I consider myself lucky to have been a child of the nineties. As you know from Portlandia’s tribute to the decade of slack, it was a time ..
Patti Smith, The Godmother of Punk, Is Now Putting Her Pictures on Instagram
This is my Land 250 Polaroid camera. These days many images are lost as the film is often expired, being obsolete, but I had a good run. ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
Gallery: Face Command @ Moshpit, Erskineville, Sydney, 4 May 2018
Photos by Alec Smart
Gallery: Operation Ibis @ Moshpit, Erskineville, Sydney, 4 May 2018
Photos by Alec Smart
David Byrne Creates a Playlist of Creative Music From Africa & the Caribbean—or What One Nameless President Has Called “Shithole Countries”
Image by LivePict, via Wikimedia Commons However many shades of disgust that may have run through me when a certain world leader referred ..
Stephen Hawking Picks the Music (and One Novel) He’d Spend Eternity With: Stream the Playlist Online
Image by NASA, via Wikimedia Commons In Aspen, Colorado they hold a music festival every year and, in 1995, Stephen Hawking—who joined ..
Download 10,000 of the First Recordings of Music Ever Made, Thanks to the UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive
Three minutes with the minstrels / Arthur Collins, S. H. Dudley & Ancient City. Edison Record. 1899. Long before vinyl records, ..
Take a Long, Strange Trip and Stream a 346-Hour Chronological Playlist of Live Grateful Dead Performances (1966-1995)
I am not a Deadhead nor an expert on the Grateful Dead, by any means. I am an occasional listener and, one might say, occasional enthusiast ..
Does Beyonce Make Fun Of Kim Kardashian ‘Breaking The Internet’ In New Track ‘Top Off’?
Wait — did Beyonce shade two ladies in her ‘Top Off’ verse? After fans were convinced she dissed Tiffany Haddish, more ..
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 ..
David Sedaris Creates a List of His 10 Favorite Jazz Tracks: Stream Them Online
Image by WBUR, via Wikimedia Commons You can’t read far into David Sedaris’ writing without encountering his father Lou, a curmudgeonly, ..
2018 Warped Tour Takes Us Back In Time With Lineup Reveal: Sum 41, Simple Plan & More
The Vans Warped Tour is coming to an end in 2018, but its going out with a memorable bang. Sum 41, Simple Plan and more have signed up and we’ve ..