You know the drill. SO many songs this week. Dive in. Enjoy. More tomorrow. 1. Chelsea Wolfe – Iron Moon 2. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin – Trevor Forever 3. Teleman – Strange Combinations 4. Marissa Nadler – Carnival 5. Daughn Gibson – It Wants Everything 6. Rose Windows – The Wanton Song 7.… Read More Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part 1)
Our weekly round up of those songs you should have definitely caught this week already, including the welcome returns of Vetiver and the Mountain Goats. 1. The Mountain Goats – The Legend Of Chavo Guerrero 2. Rye Pines – Atlantic Ascent 3. MEW – Satellites 4. The Babies – Got Old 5. Yowler – 7 Towers… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Dear friends, here is our weekly selection of fine new tunes you really should have already heard by now… …but if not! 1. Steve Earle & The Dukes – You’re The Best Lover I Ever Had 2. Colleen Green – Pay Attention 3. A Place To Bury Strangers – Straight 4. Elvis Perkins – Hogus… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
1. Meatbodies – Tremmors 2. Foxygen – How Can You Really 3. J Mascis – Wide Awake 4. Marissa Nadler – Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings (Father John Misty cover) 5. Allo Darlin’ – I Wanna Be Sedated (Ramones cover) 6. Purling Hiss – Learning Slowly 7. Cymbals Eat Guitars – Warning . . . .… Read More Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Marissa Nadler has already provided some of our favourite cover versions ever and she has added to that list with her sparse and hauntingly beautiful version of Leonard Cohen’s Seems So Long Ago Nancy. Download it here. . .
We’ve not posted any videos for a few days, so here are some high calibre musical films (and songs) from Peggy Sue, Marissa Nadler, William Fitzsimmons and Nathaniel Rateliff. Friday is folky Americana day… . . . . .
The fabulous You Be My Heart compilation, which we featured last November and which was released in December, is an extended love affair with the nonprofit 826 National, which is dedicated to offering “a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills.” San… Read More More From The You Be My Heart Compilation
Now that the new year is slowly grinding into gear and starting to pick up some momentum, we are starting to see some really tasty new releases being promoted. Here is our pick of a few new tunes from new records that we are really looking forward to… First up, we have another gorgeous track… Read More Round-Up Time Already…
Here are our favourite covers of the year. Marissa Nadler & Angel Olson – Frisco Depot (Original by Mickey Newbury) . Shearwater – Fucked Up Life (Original by the Baptist Generals) . Unknown Mortal Orchestra – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (Original by Otis Redding) . Betse Ellis – Straight To Hell (Original… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Best Covers Of 2013
Long time MM fave, Marissa Nadler has announced details of her sixth album July, coming, appropriately enough, next February 4th on on Sacred Bones (US) and February 11th on Bella Union (everywhere else). The first taste is Dead City Emily, an almost six minute epic of eerie, haunting beauty where heartbreak is given an almost euphoric… Read More New Marissa Nadler Album