Another week, another Mercury music section, so let's cut right to the chase. It's time for the second annual Malt Ball! Beer! Bands! Saturday! Wonder Ballroom! Get doused in sound and soused on beer! And don't say we didn't warn you.
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Death Songs has a magnificent new record. Sung Inside a House is not just the equal of anything songwriter Nicholas Delffs has done with the Shaky Hands, it's the most honest album title since Fleetwood Mac's We Recorded This in a Very Expensive Studio While Surrounded by Mounds of Cocaine. Wait, they never named an album that?