Our Best of the Year posts are coming to a close and for the penultimate list we hand over to the ever fragrant Mrs Mackerel. Over to you Mrs M… Another year banked. As ever, I look at my list and think yes, there are some that are keepers and others that maybe were just… Read More MM’S BEST OF THE YEAR: MRS MACKEREL’S TOP TWENTY SONGS
It’s the third instalment of our end of year list of our favourite tracks of 2015. Today we enter the top half of the chart with numbers 50 through to 26. 50 Mutual Benefit – Not For Nothing 49 Rats On Rafts – Last Day On Earth 48 Slaves – Ninety Nine … Read More MM’S BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 50-26
As we’re halfway through our tracks of the year (see 100-76 here, and 75-51 here) which resume on Monday, it felt like a good time to break things up with our choices of our favourite albums of 2015. Here then are numbers 30 through to 16. 30 Sarah Cracknell – Red Kite 29 Desaparecidos… Read More MM’S BEST ALBUMS OF 2015: 30-16
Forget the eggs and celebrate Easter with a selection box of musical videos that are all pre-screened to ensure the equivalent of the orange creme hasn’t sneaked through…instead take your pick from folk, indie, psychedelia, punk, Americana…. . . . . . . . . . . .
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
Here is our regular weekend feature highlighting the songs that you really should have made time to hear this week. Enjoy offerings from Laura Marling through to Thee Oh Sees by way of Vetiver and Joanna Gruesome amongst others, as well as the very welcome return of Holly Miranda. 1. Laura Marling – I Feel… Read More Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
A whole host of excellent new videos have come our way recently. Check out new musical films from Laura Marling, Spector, Stealing Sheep, The Rebel Light, Skinny Lister and Run Rabbit Run. . . . . . .
Laura Marling returns with her new album Short Movie which will be released through Virgin Records on the 23rd March – we’ve already posted the title track here. The new album is a departure from previous releases, a freer and loser sound with a much bigger, electric feel. The latest track to be shared from it… Read More Another New Laura Marling Track…False Hope
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
Laura Marling has announced a new album for release in March. Titled Short Movie, we have the animated video for the superb title track below. First impressions are that this is likely to be (another) very good album indeed. .