And so we bring our round up of favourite songs, albums, covers, and guilty pleasures to a close with the final “best of” post, Mad Mackerel’s own top twenty. 20 Kye Alfred Hillig – My Young Love Was As Blind As Ray Charles And Half As Cold As Heat . 19 Parquet Courts – Black And… Read More Best of the Year: Mad Mackerel’s Top Twenty
Our penultimate offering comes in the shape of Mrs Mackerel’s favourite songs of 2014… …I think, being a fish of some advancing years now, I know what I like – but at least that ranges quite widely (she says, defiantly). As usual, though, I’m late to deadline, so without further pontification or procrastination, here are… Read More Best of the Year: Mrs Mackerel’s Top Twenty
Here are our favourite twenty albums of 2014. Don’t forget to check out numbers 40 – 21 here. 20 Together PANGEA – Badillac . 19 Meatbodies – Meatbodies . 18 Strand of Oaks – Heal . 17 Jessica Lea Mayfield – Make My Head Sing . 16 Eagulls – Eagulls . 15 Happyness – Weird… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums of 2014: Part 2
Day four of five – reaching the top of the MM charts for 2014. Here are our favourites from 40 down to 21. 40 Natural Child – Dancin’ With Wolves . 39 Dead Fingers – Twisted . 38 Alt J – Left Hand Free . 37 Screaming Females – Ripe . 36 Sleaford Mods –… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 40 -21
Fresh from a wonderful new Daytrotter session, The Felice Brothers have unveiled their video for Lion, which we have previously streamed on MM. It comes from Favorite Waitress, undoubtedly one of our albums of the year. . .
The longest day has come and gone, and halfway through the year we are. It seemed a good point to reflect and share thirty of our favourite albums of 2014 so far, and so here they are, in strictly alphabetical order of course… . The Amazing Snakeheads – Amphetamine Ballads . Amen Dunes – Love .… Read More Favourite Albums of 2014 (So Far)
1. The Felice Brothers – Lion 2. Woods – Tambourine Light 3. Bad History Month – The Imaginary Tone Of My Own Voice Talking Shit 4. JJ – All White Everything 5. Gulp – Seasoned Sun . . . . . .
Previously we’ve just offered Best of the Month postings with downloads, but that excludes so many quality songs we’ve decided to just post our favourite tracks – irrespective of whether they are free to download or not. If you like them add them to your Spotify playlists or do the old fashioned thing and download… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: March – May (Part 1)
Awesome band. Awesome song. Awesome video. . .
At last we have a first taste from the Felice Brothers forthcoming record Favorite Waitress. Appropriately enough it is called Cherry Licorice. It is a classic ragged, uptempo rocker that is sure to become a guaranteed live sing-a-long as couplets like “all the lady and gents, are covered in excrement”, and “the teacher slit my wrists,… Read More At Last…New From The Felice Brothers… MM Rejoices