Here is the selection from the Mad Mackerel jury for our choice cuts from the past seven days. Enjoy. Black Mountain – Mothers Of The Sun Rogue Wave – What Is Left To Solve The Castillians – Come What May Witching Waves – Pitiless La Sera – I Need An Angel Thao & The Get… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
An outcast of the D.C. suburbs, Dan Penta arrived in New York City in 1999, quickly becoming a staple of the anti-folk scene. But while friends like Regina Spektor, the Moldy Peaches, and Langhorne Slim went on to earn acclaim, Dan remained unknown. Creating in obscurity, he handmade CDRs for the consecrated few who, through… Read More Mad Mackerel Recommends… Jagged Leaves
Apologies for the uninspiring heading. However, with time against us and a plethora of new tracks from some of our favourite artists piling up in our in-box we’ve decided to lump them all together and share five new tracks in one go. So without further ado, enjoy new music from Future of the Left, William… Read More Five New Songs
Cold Weather Company are a folk trio from New Jersey. Wide-Eyed is the first taste from their upcoming second album and is a gorgeously plaintive track full of rich vocal harmonies, and backed by a warm, acoustic strum. Fans of Iron & Wine or the Fleet Foxes should certainly listen below.
Last week The Survivalists released their first album, Counting Down The Days Until Aliens Ride In On A Comet Destroying Most Things On The Planet But Hopefully Not Me. They have been described as an apocalyptic folk-punk duo and hail from Oshawa, Ontario. Have a listen to the excellent Learning To Lose Interest and I Can’t Wait To… Read More MM Shorts 817: The Survivalists
Perhapsy is the project of Astronauts, etc and Bells Atlas guitarist Derek Barber. All My Soul Swallowed, is the first single off his upcoming sophomore album Me Tie Dough-ty Walker — due for release on March 3rd. It is a real cracker too, as driving guitar riffs emerge from walls of feedback and propelling drums — a springboard… Read More Introducing >>> Perhapsy
The hectic, propulsive Santa Fe is the latest track to be shared from Wintersleep’s much-anticipated new album The Great Detachment (their first in four years), which will be released on March 4th, via Dine Alone Records. Give it a blast here.
Dreaming Heart is another track from We/Or/Me’s recently released album Everything Behind Us Is A Dream. It is a simply gorgeous slice of gently swirling Americana – dark and serene, this track takes listeners to Chicago’s Rogers Park, on the coast of Lake Michigan, where a weary traveler stares over the water, talking to someone… Read More More From We/Or/Me
The Inflation Kills hail from Hamilton, Ontario, the fertile post-industrial breeding grounds for discordant and angular rock music. Though Grounds For Termination is the band’s first release in over a decade, it returns to their storied history of monumental guitar tones, unrelenting drive, jagged riffs, and towering melodies. Check out the stacked chords soaring over distorted… Read More MM Shorts 816: The Inflation Kills
Been a busy week away from the blog so we’ve not been able to post as much as we would like. Here then is our usual round-up of tunes released in the past week. The Coathangers – Make It Right Cat’s Eyes – Chameleon Queen Mary Chapin Carpenter – Something Tamed Something Wild Elephant Stone… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week