Here is our regular gathering up of some of this week’s best new releases for you. Enjoy. 1. Daughn Gibson – Shatter You Through 2. Laura Marling – Strange 3. This Is The Kit – Silver John 4. Bully – I Remember 5. Tame Impala – Let It Happen 6. Adam Torres – Dusty Wing Spirit… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
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As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year posts over the past five days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. It is the turn of Dr Roddy… This years music has been a many varied kaleidoscope of sounds, moods and timing. I have moved house, set up home… Read More Dr Roddy’s Top Songs Of 2012
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So then, half way through the year already. Time to take stock and see what the first six months have delivered up in terms of new tunes and bands. We asked some of the regular MM contributors to pick three songs that have particularly struck a chord (sorry) with them in the first part of… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Year (so far)
Our sixth guest top ten comes courtesy of our very own Chris T Popper, a small but perfectly formed (and often irritating) younger sibling who has been stealing my records since he had invisible friends as a small child. Chris T Popper’s Top 10 10. Little Barrie – Tip It Over The Nottingham trio start… Read More MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 6 Chris T Popper
With probably the longest entry of 2011 we give the floor to regular MM contributor and top ten compiler…Dr Roddy. Well it seems to be that time of year again. I always spend 340 days looking forward to doing this and 25 agonising over it. This year especially though, as I think there has been… Read More MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 4 Dr Roddy
Communicating Vessels is releasing part two of their lavishly packaged 7″ vinyl recordings of secret songwriters from the southeast of the USA. Born equally of bright lights and seedy charm, The Grenadines might be Birmingham, Alabama’s sexiest band. Fronted by husband and wife team Michael and Lauren Shackelford and thrust into widescreen by guitarist David Swatzell and bassist… Read More Communicating Vessels 7″ Series
For some reason everywhere we’ve turned recently has brought us into contact with cover songs, so we figured we ought to do our duty and collect the best of them together in one convenient place just for you. So here you’ll find Deer Tick’s surprisingly faithful cover of an Eddie Cochran classic, Okkervil River taking on the… Read More Covers Up!