It has been a good while since we’ve heard from Australian dream-poppers, The Oyster Murders. The good news is that they are back with a new single – When You’re Wrong is a wash of distorted pop melodies, overdriven guitars and analog synths. This is the band’s first release since their 2013 Mourning Birds EP and it… Read More MM Shorts 748: The Oyster Murders
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
Despite it being the summer months, the quality and quantity of new releases coming our way shows no signs of slowing – quite the opposite in fact. Here then is part one of our round up of fifteen picks from the past seven days. 1. Mac DeMarco – I’ve Been Waiting For Her 2. Lowest… Read More Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part One)
Moonbeam is the second single from Jackson Boone’s forthcoming album Natural Changes, which is due out in September. Immerse yourself in a woozy haze of shimmering psych-folk that is equal parts alluring and disorientating. Masterful stuff. Stream / download it here.
You know the drill I’m sure. Here then are no less than 13 collected new tunes from the past week for a perfect weekend playlist… 1. Surfer Blood – Hey Ya (Outkast cover) 2. Childbirth – Nasty Grrls 3. Yuck – Hold Me Closer 4. Diet Cig – Sleep Talk 5. Public Service Broadcasting –… Read More Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
It’s that time again. Ten more new tracks rounded up and herded into one convenient place for you… 1. Father John Misty – The Suburbs (Arcade Fire cover) 2. La Luz – Don’t Wanna Be Anywhere 3. Blank Realm – River Of Longing 4. Bully – Get Me Away From Here I’m Dying (Belle &… Read More Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Following on from our Monday Morning Round Up post, here is a second instalment of another eight fine tunes that we have uncovered whilst trying to catch up with our in-box. All starting with some easy going country rock from Americana band The Afternoon Edition. The solid harmonies and laid back approach on their debut… Read More MM’s Wednesday Morning Round Up
Coming across like the bastard offspring of the Ramones, Sparks, and Sigue Sigue Sputnik, New York’s Controller’s new single Flame is a rough diamond of distorted punky sneer writhing under a shimmering veneer of infectious over the top power-pop. Have a listen… .
This week we have the welcome return of Low amongst our weekly round up of new tunes, as well as top notch tracks from White Reaper, Beach Baby, Sianna Plavin and no less than three covers too… Dig in! 1. Low – No Comprende 2. Delta Spirit – (Cream cover) 3. Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Here we go again, another collection of eight handpicked tunes released this week, including the return of the wonderful Mercury Rev, that are more than worth a few minutes of your time. 1. Mercury Rev – The Queen Of Swans 2. Wolf Alice – Freazy 3. Shannon And The Clams – Corvette 4. Weaves –… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week