The Real McKenzies: Two Devils Will Talk

Two Devils Will Talk is the ninth studio album from Caledonian-Canadian Celtic-punk creators, The Real McKenzies. Two Devils is a solid, workmanlike punk rock’n’bagpipes outing. Not the best thing our northern brethren have done but like I said solid. Highlights include the re-recording of their classic Scots Wha Ha’e, the cover of the Canadian folk standard Northwest Passage and the radio friendly Fuck The Real McKenzies.

Podcast #104

It’s been a while since the last podcast so it’s time for another.



The Real McKenzies – Fxxk The Real McKenzies – Two Devils Will Talk

Jamie Clarke’s Perfect – Back From Hell – Hell Hath No Fury

The Ceili Family – Band of Bowsies – Ministry of Silly Folk

BibleCodeSundays –  Lash in the USA

The Peelers – Bastard of the Bunch – Place of a Fiend

The Peelers – The Dark Path – Place of a Fiend

The Rumjacks – Paddy Goes to Babylon EP

The Real McKenzies – Scots Wha Ha’e- Two Devils Will Talk

The Peelers – Beggars, Rats & Boozers – Place of a Fiend

Nick Burbridge – Song of an Outcast – Resolved

The Killigans – From The Underground – Raise your Pints 2

Mickey Rickshaw – Nonprofit Warfare – Raise your Pints 2

The Real McKenzies in Europe


01.07.2016 DE / Kiel / Schaubude w/ Bitter Grounds
02.07.2016 DE / Enkirch – Mosel / Fallig Open Air
03.07.2016 DE / Roitzschjora b. Löbnitz / With Full Force
05.07.2016 DE / Düsseldorf / Pitcher
06.07.2016 NL / Eindhoven / Dynamo w/ COPPERSKY
07.07.2016 NL / Amsterdam / Q Factory w/ COPPERSKY
08.07.2016 DE / Prölsdorf / Krach am Bach
09.07.2016 ES / Viveiro / Resurrection Festival
12.07.2016 ES / Madrid / Gruta 77
13.07.2016 ES / Zaragoza / Sala Lopez
16.07.2016 ES / Badalona / Sala Estraperlo
20.07.2016 DE / Kassel / Unten
22.07.2016 CZ / Tabor / Mighty Sounds
23.07.2016 DE / Lindau / Umsonst & Draußen – Festival
24.07.2016 CH / Nyon / Paleo Festival
25.07.2016 FR / Saulzoir / Le Local
26.07.2016 FR / Rennes / Mondo Bizarro
27.07.2016 FR / Lyon / Warm Audio
28.07.2016 FR / Puget Sur Argens / Le Rats
29.07.2016 FR / Albi / X-Treme Fest
30.07.2016 DE / Johannesberg / Mühlberg Festival
31.07.2016 DE / Essen / Nord Open Air
01.08.2016 BE / Namur / Le Temple
02.08.2016 DE / Schwäbisch G’münd / Esperanza
03.08.2016 DE / München / Free & Easy Festival w/ Igel vs. Shark
04.08.2016 IT / Milano / Irish Summer Festival
05.08.2016 IT / Altopiano de Colfiorito / Montelago Festival
06.08.2016 CH / Malans / Open Air Malans

Podcast #94

The Whisky Priests – The Hard Men

Mischief Brew – Every Town Will Celebrate

Bodh’aktan – Grazie Mille

Alternative Ulster – Riot in the Rondout

Rovers Ahead – Ghost Of Anne Reily

The Real McKenzies – Skye Boat Song

Jamie Clarke’s Perfect – Thru Sid Vicious Eyes

BibleCodeSundays – The Lords of Winter Hill

The Go Set – Bones

The Black Tartan Clan – Standing Strong

Tom O’Reilly & The Swaggers – Country Boy Blues

Various: Raise Your Pints

Making a mix tape or a comp CD is almost a lost art. Happy to say the art isn’t lost on Nico of MacSlons Irish Pub Radio. An amazing nineteen tracks in all and like all great comps it comes with old friends and a few friends you haven’t met before. Old friends include Kilkenny Knights, Flatfoot 56, The Real McKenzies and The Rumjacks. New friends include The Black Tartan Clan, Rovers Ahead and 1916. Check it out, you’ll too find some new friends.

Full tracklisting:
01. Kilkenny Knights – Raise your Pints
02. Rovers Ahead – Ghost Of Anne Reily
03. The Clan – Paddy‘s Day
04. The O`Reilys & The Paddyhats – Barrels of Whiskey
05. The Black Tartan Clan – Standing Strong
06. Scordisci – Birdie‘s Song
07. Airs & Graces – Troubles
08. The Ramshackle Army – The Fire is burning
09. The Real McKenzies – Catch me
10. Flatfoot 56 – Take Hold again
11. The Ceili Family – Alive
12. The Roughneck Riot – Parasites
13. The Rumjacks – No Pockets in a Shroud
14. Mr. Irish Bastard – Kingdom of the Sun
15. Creeds Cross – The Irish Band
16. In Search of a Rose – If You Got A Pint
17. Smokey Bastard – Archipelago
18. 1916 – For Whiskey
19. Bastards – Drink the City


Shite’n’Onions Podcast#49 Robbie Burns

In tribute to the great Scottish poet on his night and since I did buy a haggis off a man in a subway station once here is the Robbie Burns Podcast.

Where hae ye been sae braw, lad?
Whare hae ye been sae brankie, O?
Whare hae ye been sae braw, lad?
Cam ye by Killiecrankie, O?

Chorus.-An ye had been whare I hae been,
Ye wad na been sae cantie, O;
An ye had seen what I hae seen,
I’ the Braes o’ Killiecrankie, O.

I faught at land, I faught at sea,
At hame I faught my Auntie, O;
But I met the devil an’ Dundee,
On the Braes o’ Killiecrankie, O.
An ye had been, &c.

The bauld Pitcur fell in a furr,
An’ Clavers gat a clankie, O;
Or I had fed an Athole gled,
On the Braes o’ Killiecrankie, O.
An ye had been, &c.

The Real McKenzies – Auld lang sync – Clash of The Tartans

The Electrics – Killiecranked Up -SnO V1

The Real McKenzies – Scots Wha hae – Clash of The Tartans

Murder The Stout – Troosers – EP

Prydein – Stairway To Scotland – Loud Pipes

Roaring Jack – The Bonny Wee Well -Through The Smoke Of Innocence

The Electrics – Caledonia – Old New Borrowed & Green

Hugh Morrison – Ye Jacobites By Name – Robert Burns Rocks

Junkman’s Choir – Sawney Bean – The Junkmans Call

The Electrics – A Man’s A Man For A That – Old New Borrowed & Green

Hugh Morrison – Farewell To The Highlands – Robert Burns Rocks

The Crofters – Scotland The Brave – Hold My Beer While I Kiss Your Girlfriend

Hugh Morrison – Auld Lang Syne – Robert Burns Rocks

The Real McKenzies, new album out Feb 14th, Westward Sails

Westward Sails, the new album from Canadian Scot’s the Real McKenzies is out Feb 14th on the Fat Wreck Chords label.

From the Fat Wreck Chords web site:

The Real McKenzies’ first new studio album in 4 years, Westwinds, will be hitting the shelves on March 27, 2012! Grab your kilts and whisky because these lads have already booked an extensive 2012 tour. Check out the cover art below and stay tuned for a new mp3 soon! Read what Gord McKenzie had to say about the record:

“We were holed up in Nanton, Alberta, Canada recording for over a month with award-winning producer and new friend, Steve Loree at Crabapple Downs. Our main idea for Westwinds was to create an all-electric album for our fans (to follow the all-acoustic record, Shine Not Burn). The goal was to release a great collection of songs that would not only make all of us McKenzies proud, but to also make that point that we’re not going anywhere anytime soon.”