Thirty years have elapsed since the Mekons fired their first missive, “Never Been in a Riot,” across the bow of the music industry. That single, a plucky, jagged swipe at the Clash, suggested we needn’t expect too much from a bunch of scruffy, negligibly talented art students from England. How far can barely tuneful, post-punk satire take you? Turns out, if not to the heights of moneymaking success, then perhaps atop the mantel titled Most Overlooked Band Ever. The long, circuitous route through the musical landscape has been anything but predictable for the always-morphing band. It invented... More >>>