1. Sharon Van Etten – Just Like Blood 2. Kid Wave – Best Friend 3. Ducktails – Headbanging In The Mirror 4. Giant Sand – Transponder 5. Moses Sumney – Seeds 6. Jason Isbell – 24 Frames 7. Kenny Knight – America . . . . . .
Regular as clockwork, here is our end-of-week catch-up of some of the best tunes released over the past seven days. Enjoy. 1. Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down 2. The Telescopes – I Wanna Be Your Dog (Stooges cover) 3. White Reaper – Make Me Wanna Die 4. Stealing Sheep… Read More Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
Our regular round up of the songs you really should have heard already this week, chief among them a brand new song from MM fave Sharon Van Etten, a couple of cracking covers and a newly discovered Jason Molina song with Will Oldham and Alasdhair Roberts. Enjoy. 1. Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To… Read More Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week
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
As always we round off our best of the year posts with the individual contributions starting with the newly manacled wed Dr Roddy and his personal top ten of 2014. …This year has seemed to fly by, I got married, we had a little boy and we are now in the middle of building works involving… Read More Best of the Year – Dr Roddy’s Top Ten
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
So here we are, the favourite twenty tunes of 2014 as voted for by the MM contributors. Enjoy! 20 Sharon Van Etten – Tarifa . 19 Dan Amor – Sister Anne . 18 Sleaford Mods – Tied Up In Nottz . 17 Alvvays – Archie, Marry Me . 16 Pink Mountaintops – North Hollywood Microwaves… Read More Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014 – The Top Twenty
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
With Are We There, Sharon Van Etten released an exceptional album this year, with a highlight (amongst many) being the dramatic Your Love Is Killing Me – a confessional that documents with unflinching honesty and intensity the final crumbling and disintegration of a relationship. Already recognised as one of 2014’s most powerful songs we now have… Read More New Video: Sharon Van Etten – Your Love Is Killing Me
1. She Keeps Bees (featuring Sharon Van Etten) – Owl 2. Slaves – Hey 3. Mazes – Salford 4. Itasca – Nature’s Gift 5. Allo Darlin’ – Romance And Adventure 6. Ausmuteants – Fed Through A Tube . . . . . . .