When writing the follow up to 2012’s The Crow Mother and 2013’s The Westering, Wickerbird (aka Blake Cowan) secluded himself in a trailer on Washington’s Mount Rainier and found inspiration in the forest and even recorded some of nature’s own notes, recording them and featuring them on his new album, The Leaf Maker, out September… Read More New Album From Wickerbird
Even if you’re unfamiliar with L.A based Angel Deradoorian’s name, you’re likely familiar with her voice. As the former bassist and vocalist for Dirty Projectors, or as a member of Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, and she also sang on Flying Lotus’ Siren Song. Her debut LP, The Expanding Flower Planet (out on 21st August via Anticon) reflects a… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends… Deradoorian
Once more drowning in a sea of new tunes, and so here is another quick and dirty round-up of the first seven to impress… Parts Primitive is the debut album from London-based band Primitive Parts. The band consists of Sauna Youth, Monotony and Male Bonding alumni who first practiced in 2012 after working together in a record… Read More Monday Morning Round Up
After a two year gap Steady Sun returned with Lover Knows a couple of months ago, and now we are pleased to say we have another track from them. Irises is another dream-like excursion into lovely swirling psychedelia that ebbs and flows with a kaleidoscopic rhythm that is impossible to resist. Stream it below. Order from… Read More New From Steady Sun
Nashville supergroup, Lylas, featuring members of Lambchop, Stone Jack Jones, Coupler, Natural Child and The Features have shared a new song Sensual People that is on repeat here. Beat-driven, hypnotic Americana? Yes please… .
Thayer Sarrano grew up in a monastery and then the swamp in southern, coastal Georgia. Classically trained as a child, awakened by Grunge in the 90s, with chanting forever in her subconscious, she had always written instrumental compositions and poetry. With two previous releases to her name, debut album, the sparse and raw King was released… Read More Introducing >>> Thayer Sarrano
Our in-box is once again sinking slowly in a deluge of new music and videos, and even once we’ve deleted all the e-mails about house bangers, dance remixes, and other such nonsense we’re still left with an unfathomably large number of songs to listen to… However, listen we do, and here is a short selection… Read More MM’s Monday Morning Round Up
Ohioan have featured sporadically on MM over the years, their brand of desert baked experimental Americana sitting somewhere between Giant Sand, Tinariwen and the expansive grandeur of Other Lives. They will release a new album titled EMPTY / EVERY MT in early 2016 and you can stream / download the epic almost-seven minutes of Pissing At Will, the… Read More MM Shorts 730: Ohioan
Fine Points, a new project featuring members of San Francisco psych band, and regular MM alumni, Sleepy Sun, will release their debut album, Hover, on July 17th via Dine Alone Records. For now, make do with a first taste of the record in the shape of the hazy, psych-tinged, cosmic fuzz of lead single Astral Season. .
Following the release of her critically acclaimed album The Innocents, Pennsylvanian artist Weyes Blood (aka Natalie Mering) will play two UK shows in February, on Saturday 21st at the Old Blue Last in London (free show), and the day after at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow To mark the dates, their is a new video for album track… Read More New Video: Weyes Blood – Bad Magic