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
Delta Spirit have released a new video for Language Of The Dead, the new single from their 2014 album Into the Wide. Front man Matt Vasquez directed and edited the tongue-in-cheek video himself, using a green screen in his home to create a trippy, space-traveling, time-warped reality inspired by Mel Brooks’ Spaceballs and History of… Read More New Video: Delta Spirit – Language Of The Dead
1. Delta Spirit – From Now On 2. She Keeps Bees (featuring Sharon Van Etten) – Is What It Is 3. Lilac Daze – Knives 4. Woods – Tomorrow’s Only Yesterday 5. Destruction Unit – Dust 6. The Cambodian Space Project – Here Comes The Rain . . . . . . .
Some cracking videos for some cracking songs today. Delta Spirit have offered up their video for Yamaha and Sad Baby Wolf have a live performance of their cover of a Jesus & Mary Chain classic. Singer-songwriter Sam Sallon’s animated video for You May Not Mean To Hurt Me (But You Do) is well worth watching, and The Whispering… Read More Videos of the Day: Delta Spirit || Sad Baby Wolf || Sam Sallon || The Whispering Tree
The final post about our favourites of the year, here are numbers fifteen down to top spot of the albums we have most enjoyed in 2012. Don’t forget to check back for our 100 Favourite Tunes and the MM contributor’s best of lists too. 15 Shearwater – Animal Joy a 14 Patterson Hood – Heat… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2012 Part 2: 15 – 1
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
And so the moment to reveal Mad Mackerel’s final favourites of 2012. Here are numbers 20 down to top spot. Dig in and enjoy. 20 OF MONSTERS AND MEN – LITTLE TALKS Duelling male / female voices from Iceland’s finest and bitter sweet lyrics (only with igloos and saunas instead of pubs and football). They also… Read More 2012 MAD MACKEREL’S 100 FAVOURITE SONGS PART 5: 20 – 1
You know the score. Some of our favourite downloads from the past month neatly parcelled up into one tasty mix and decorated with a few new tunes too. Nearly forty in all. Jump in! Download Wye Oak – Spiral mp3 (from Adult Swim Singles Series) A change of approach and tempo from experimental folkies Download Unnatural Helpers… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2012
The number of new releases has cranked back into top gear recently with a whole host of tasty ear ticklers coming our way. So what could be even better than an Olympic opening ceremony than a massive Mad Mackerel Friday mix – twenty four tracks handpicked especially for you. We light the flame with buzzworthy… Read More A Massive Friday Mix
Videos seem to accumulate in our in-box faster than we have a hope of watching them. However, having sat and watched and watched and watched and then watched some more, this then is our selection of the best we’ve seen. Wet Nuns are a band we like a lot singing songs as they do about… Read More Huge Video Round Up…MM Has Square Eyes!