The Muckers: The Muckers

muckers-distrokidThe term Mucker is “Dublinees”. It’s short for Muck Savage which in Dublin terms is anyone in not from Dublin city. These Muckers are from Atlanta, Georgia, so I guess that qualifies them as Muckers in US eyes.

The self titled, self released CD mixes fiddle lead Celt-punk’n’roll with sea shanty’s, Gypsy punk (anyone remember the Domolites folks?) and just a touch of blue-grass. In short (and aren’t all my reviews) a strong debut.

Highlights include a great cover of Jackdaw’s Molly (fiddler Jeff Shaw is a transplanted Buffalo bhoy) and New York Girls. Eddie Connies is another standout and soon to be classic.

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Shite’n’Onions Podcast#68

Shite’n’Onions Podcast#68 – We’ll take a break from our history of Ireland series with this podcast and spin some tracks from recently received CDs and a few of old ones.

Blood Or Whiskey – Frank
A great track from the bands 2nd album – No Time to Explain. Don’t know who Frank is and I don’t fancy finding out.

The Authority!-If I Should Fall From Grace With God
From the Scene Kill 2 compilation. Know nothing about these guys but it’s a killer street punk cover of The Pogues – If I Should Fall From Grace With God

Charm City Saints – Dicey Riley
From the bands debut full length – Hooligans & Saints. Fist pumping, Punk’n’Pipes from the mean streets of Baltimore.

Nogoodnix – Untimely Blessings
From 2001’s Pub Punks United. The band only made one album but if you can track it down its worth the effort and the $$$

JackDaw – Hogjaw
Another great band that is no more – AC/DC meets Celtic punk from the mean and cold streets of Buffalo.

The Mahones – The Amsterdam Song
Finny’s tribute to Amsterdam. The Mahones will be around for ever…..God willing.

Circle J – Molly Maguires
From a couple of year back from Amsterdam’s Circle J, we have a tribute to the Irish miners of the 1800 who didn’t take any shit from the bosses. The album is Weekend Warriors

Handsome Young Strangers – Jog Along Til Shearing
From the HYS’s new EP. Don’t know what it is the put in the water or is it the Fosters but I’ve never heard a bad band from Auss and that goes for Handsome Young Strangers. 100% Aussie.

In Search Of A Rose – Shamrocknroll
German Celtic-folk-punk. Familiar melody? I’ll let you tell me.

Gerard Smith – Cruiscin Lan
Per-Bill Grogans Goat from Gerard Smith. The loudest player in Celtic rock.

Uncle Hamish & The Hooligans – Fanfare (For The Common Scotsman)
John Bowles described them as “sticking Genesis and Enter The Haggis in a blender and adding a extra pinch of The Sandcarvers”. I’d be happy just to put Phil Collins in a blender (feet first of course just to watch the expression on his face)

Prydein – Devil’s In the Kitchen
From the mean streets of Vermont (if there are streets there)

The Krusty Moores – Highwayman
German based / Irish fronted and Moores rhymes with Whor….

Black Friday – Mason Apron & Drowsy Maggy
From Cornwall, the only band we’ve ever featured that is in the Guinness Book of World Records. Everyone else is just in the Guinness.

Blackwater Jukebox – Carousel
“– sourced from a Carpathian Romani wedding anthem known as “Janissary Hora.” Based on an Ottoman fanfare popular amongst dervishes and death squads.”

The Bog Hoppers – Die Hard
From Seattle and not a plaid shirt in sight (or shite). From the album TOP SHELF

Shite’n’Onions Podcast #60

Shite’n’Onions Podcast#60 feature the new album from Vermont based Bagpipes’n’Roll PRYDEIN

Artist – Song – Album

The Mahones – Shakespeare Road – Angels & Devils
Prydein – Devil’s In the Kitchen – Heads Up
Prydein – Centerfold – Heads Up
The Mickey Finn – McGuinness’ Mass – Prayers and Idle Chatter
In Search Of A Rose – Shamrocknroll – Reels & Roses Live
Jackdaw – Hogjaw (Live) – Brilliant, Sad, And Guilty
Auld Corn Brigade – Our Flag – Our Flag
Bodh’aktan – Les 3 capitaines – Bodh’aktan
The Krusty Moores – Face Like Death – A Stumbel In The Right Direction
Doug Folkins – King Henry’s Good Times – Another Last Call
Sir Reg – Bolloxology – A Sign of the Times
Rusty Nail – Damned Violent Things – Boozers, Bastards and Bards
The Go Set – Macpherson’s Rant – Another Round In Melbourne Town (Live)
Prydein – Whisky You’re the Devil – Heads Up
Prydein – Stairway To Scotland – Loud Pipes ( Saves Lives)

Shite’n’Onions Podcast#38, Paddy’s Day count down, featuring THE GOBSHITES

Counting down to St. Partricks Day! Our featured CD is the just released “Songs Me Da’ Got Pissed to” from Boston’s own THE GOBSHITES.

Neck – Every Day’s St Patrick’s Day – Sod ’em & Begorrah

The Gobshites – The Moonshiner – Songs Me Da’ Got Pissed to

The Gobshites – Seven Drunken Nights – Songs Me Da’ Got Pissed to

Hit The Bottle Boys – The Recruiting Sergeant

Icewagon FLU – South Australia – The Waxie’s Dargle Single

The Mahones – Celtic Pride – Irish Punk Collection

Jackdaw – Black And Tans – Armed And Legged

The Rumjacks – Uncle Tommy – Gangs of New Holland

The Gobshites – Drunken Night In Dublin- Songs Me Da’ Got Pissed to

Kilmaine Saints – The Saints are Up! – The Good, The Plaid, and The Ugly

The Dreadnoughts – Fire Marshall Willy – Legends Never Die

The Gobshites – Limerick- Songs Me Da’ Got Pissed to

The Gobshites – Beer Beer Beer- Songs Me Da’ Got Pissed to


Plug of the day -The Pug Mahones

Check these guys out – The Pug Mahones – they are a Celtic/Pirate punk band straight out of South Buffalo, NY featuring Mike Jordan. Mike was vocalist with Jackdaw through 2004 and in my squinty vision of the world Jackdaw lost a lot of their edge after he left.