The Honey Ants have shared the video for their third release of 2015 – The Sound Of You. Shot at Dungeness in Kent, the landscape is a perfect fit with the haunting and powerful track. Watch it here. . .
Along with a couple of other bands like Blitzen Trapper, Wooden Wand and the Felice Brothers, we have a particular fondness for the Roadside Graves, a band whose brilliant 2009 album My Son’s Home was an early MM staple and from which Far And Wide was high in our favourite tracks of that particular year.… Read More The (Very Welcome) Return Of The Roadside Graves
You know the score. Seven new songs rounded up from the best of the week’s releases… Enjoy. 1. Melissa Nadler – Solitude (Black Sabbath cover) 2. Wavves – Flamezesz 3. Hazel English – It’s Not Real 4. Ought – Men For Miles 5. Patty Griffin – Rider Of Days 6. Doubting Thomas Cruise Control – Lenny Bruce… Read More Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
It’s been three years since we posted about Chicago’s The Hudson Branch and back then it was a Wilco cover. Now we have a free download of their new track Pedal, which is all their own work and lovely slice of Americana infused alt-pop to boot. Grab it here. .
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
Time for one of our sporadic video round up posts. Lots of new musical films and songs to enjoy – here are a selection of some of our favourites from Fidlar and the Sewer Rats to Samantha Crain and Ruby The Rabbitfoot via Du Blonde and all stops inbetween. . . . . . . .… Read More Video Round Up
To play a Fly Golden Eagle record, is to hear a few different things at once. You’ll hear the stomp-heavy drama of T. Rex. You’ll hear the swirling colours and textures of The Doors. You’ll even hear a growl of punk rock mixed effortlessly with the choral echoes of the gospel church. And it is all of… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends… Fly Golden Eagle
On July 31, Amazon Music will release Amazon Acoustics, a playlist of cover songs and original music from more than 30 artists. The latest song to be shared from it is Deer Tick’s Grandfather Song, which was was originally a demo for 2013 album Negativity. While it didn’t make the final cut for the record, John McCauley… Read More Deer Tick – Grandfather Song
Austin Plaine is a singer-songwriter from Minneapolis whose self-titled debut album is being released via Washington Square/Razor & Tie on the 11th September. With influences from classic Dylan to Ryan Adams via Springsteen and Kurt Cobain, you can hear why his plaintive lyrics and calming rasp have earned early praise. His music, at times both unsettling and… Read More Introducing >>> Austin Plaine
This week we have collected ten cracking tunes from the past seven days of new releases. 1. Mark Lanegan & Beth Orton – Your Kisses Burn (Marc Almond & Nico cover) 2. Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin’ 3. Ghetto Ghouls – Hezbollah 4. Nathaniel Rateliff – Look It Here 5. Blossoms – Blown Rose 6. Chelsea… Read More Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week