Videos of the Day: Phosphorescent || Love Inks || Kevin Devine || David Bronson

Videos today from the wonderful Phosphorescent with Matthew Houck covering Vampire Weekend’s Ya Hey. We have Austin trio Love Inks and the succinct indie-pop melodies of Time, the video for the excellent title track from singer-songwriter Kevin Devine’s album Bubblegum, and lastly the elegant sound of David Bronson and his video for the reflective Incompetent… Read More Videos of the Day: Phosphorescent || Love Inks || Kevin Devine || David Bronson

Phosphorescent Releasing Deluxe Version of Muchacho

Muchacho De Lujo is the deluxe edition of Phosphorescent’s outstanding 2013 album. De Lujo, out on October 29th on digital and CD formats, features bonus material from an intimate pre-release live show recorded at St. Pancras Church in London. The set, performed with Matthew Houck on guitar and Jo Schornikow on piano, features Muchacho’s Song… Read More Phosphorescent Releasing Deluxe Version of Muchacho

The Twenty Best Things We Heard, Saw, And Discovered At The Green Man Festival

Our first visit to the brilliant Green Man Festival. Here are the twenty best things we heard, saw and discovered over the weekend. 1. The Parquet Courts live up to the hype Like the Ramones on speed, the four-piece transcended all the hype with the set of the weekend – a thrilling, occasionally ramshackle, breakneck… Read More The Twenty Best Things We Heard, Saw, And Discovered At The Green Man Festival

Mad Mackerel The last Five Years – Chris T Popper Picks His Favourites

Believe it or not, Mad Mackerel has been around for more than five years now. During that time we’ve posted more than 4,000 times, and offered more than 5,000 songs for your listening pleasure. And more than three quarters of a million people have paid MM a visit during our lifetime on Google’s (godawful) blogspot… Read More Mad Mackerel The last Five Years – Chris T Popper Picks His Favourites

American Songwriter’s Muse Sampler For May

American Songwriter’s latest free Muse sampler is a gem featuring twelve tracks that includes such MM faves as Phosphorescent, Caitlin Rose, Water Liars, Cheyenne Marie Mize and Futurebirds alongside some Americana heavyweights like Son Volt and Will Johnson and the new-wave inspired indie rock of the Features. Just head over to their Bandcamp page here… Read More American Songwriter’s Muse Sampler For May