Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi Collaborate On Cold Moon

Singer/songwriter (and longtime MM fave) Alela Diane and guitarist Ryan Francesconi have uniquely collaborated to create Cold Moon. The two musicians talked at a friend’s show in October 2014, chatting about how they were both experiencing creative standstills. Ryan was lacking inspiration to make more instrumental music, and Alela was at a loss for how to… Read More Alela Diane & Ryan Francesconi Collaborate On Cold Moon

The Lowest Pair – Reckon I’m Fixin’ On Kickin’ Round to Pick a Little, Volume 1

Longstanding MM faves and Americana duo The Lowest Pair features the duel banjo picking of Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee. Draped in Kendl’s high lonesome harmonies and Palmer’s midwest croon, their sophomore effort, The Sacred Heart Sessions has been on regular rotation here at MM Towers. They are following it up with Reckon I’m Fixin’… Read More The Lowest Pair – Reckon I’m Fixin’ On Kickin’ Round to Pick a Little, Volume 1

Mad Mackerel Recommends: Austin Basham

Indie folk singer/songwriter, Austin Basham, recently released his new five track Linton//Oslo EP. From Austin, Texas, his music draws influences from classic folksingers like Bob Dylan, but also shares a contemporary feel with artists such as Joe Pug and The Tallest Man On Earth. Recorded in Norway, the record is a culmination of warm southern nights and cool Norwegian atmosphere… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends: Austin Basham