Nightlands prepare new album Forget The Mantra

As Nightlands, Philadelphia multi-instrumentalist David Hartley makes what we would call ‘big music’, it is warm and thunderous, and very very good. Nightlands will be releasing its debut album Forget the Mantra on Secretly Canadian in early November. Hartley has been a prolific sideman in many Philadelphia ensembles most notably, MM faves The War On… Read More Nightlands prepare new album Forget The Mantra

New Releases from The Migrant & The Moaners

Today sees the release of two excellent new albums from Denmark’s The Migrant and from North Carolina’s The Moaners. We have already posted about the former, giving you The Organ Grinder, a quite exquisite slice of catchy psych-folk which has never been far from our playlists ever since. The Migrant’s album Travels In Lowland is… Read More New Releases from The Migrant & The Moaners

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Filthybird

American four-piece Filthybird have been putting the finishing touches to their brilliant new album, Songs for Other People. The follow-up to the lauded Southern Skies, Filthybird’s latest record reveals an astounding depth, effectively marrying the lilting vocal melodies of Renee Mendoza with Brian Haran’s layered guitar atmospherics and anchored by a powerfully inventive rhythm section,… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends…Filthybird