Samantha Crain has unveiled a new video for the heartfelt Kathleen, one of the standout tracks on her new album Under Branch & Thorn & Tree. . .
It has been nearly four years since we featured New York farm based band ⅔ Goat and their eclectic fusion of folk, blues, rock, and country that summoned the likes of vintage era Cash & Carter with a contemporary spin. This time they are engaged in a unique recording project – digitally releasing two songs every two months until… Read More The Return Of ⅔ Goat
Here we are, a day late, but no compromise on quality. Nine new tunes from the past week for your listening consumption. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Paper Mache Dream Balloon Elyse Weinberg – Houses Destruction Unit – The Upper Hand Avers – Come To Me Now Shannon & The Clams – It’s… Read More Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
We’re loving Côte d’Azur, a new track from Quiet Hollers, and the first we’ve heard from them since we posted the brilliant Road Song back in the beginning of 2013. It comes from their upcoming self-titled sophomore album which runs the proverbial gamut of the band’s eclectic influences: 90s college rock, post punk and alt-country, to… Read More New Album From Quiet Hollers
It has been a good while since we’ve posted anything by good time Canadian psych-rockers The Sheepdogs. It feels good to put that right with Same Old Feeling, a bluesy track that recalls the golden heyday of The Band. It is taken from their forthcoming album Future Nostalgia that will see the light of day… Read More The Sheepdogs – Same Old Feeling
The Legendary Shack Shakers incendiary interpretations of the blues, punk, rock and country are all-at-once irreverent, revisionist, dangerous, and fun. Built upon a haunting, Southern Gothic theme, new album The Southern Surreal is a 15-track set featuring guest appearances by actor/musician and long-time fan, Billy Bob Thornton, and Jesus Lizard guitarist, Duane Denison. Stream Cold… Read More New Album From The Legendary Shack Shakers
Boston based folk punk band Absinthe Rose have announced their upcoming full length Black Earth, set to release September 4th via Screech Owl Records and available digitally via Bandcamp. Led by singer-songwriter Kimbo Rose, the album tackles themes of self discovery, social justice, and environmental issues with dense lyrical content matched with ever changing musical stylings. From traditional… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends… Absinthe Rose
Last month we shared the stunning Crease from Thayer Serrano’s forthcoming long player Shaky (out 28th August) and now we have another track from the album for you. Touch My Face is a masterpiece of swirling, atmospheric psych-rock. Stream it below. .
Long established MM faves, NYC-based trio, Ten Ton Man, have shared their first single, Crazy Theory, from their upcoming new EP, Permission To Sin. Ten Ton Man deal in the kind of seedy Americana that wouldn’t be out of place in True Detective or a David Lynch film, and Crazy Theory is another fine example of their… Read More New From Ten Ton Man
On October 15th, Monk Parker releases his debut solo record How The Spark Loves The Tinder on Bronze Rat Records. Featuring over 30 musicians including members of The Polyphonic Spree and Okkervil River, it was recorded over a two-year period of illness and dislocation following the breakup of his previous band The Low Lows and… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends… Monk Parker