New Album From Buffalo Killers

We were big fans of Buffalo Killers album 3 released last year and the follow up, Dig. Sow. Love. Grow. will be released on 7th August and promises to be just as an intoxicating mix of ferocious blues psychedelia and good old fashioned rock and roll as its predecessor. But there are some nostalgic echoes of Laurel Canyon and 60s hippiedom too, which provide some … Continue reading New Album From Buffalo Killers

More From The Buffalo Killers

We have already posted about the Buffalo Killers and their brilliant blend of retro blues swagger and fuzzed up psychedelia that made up recent album 3. Now they’ve offered up a previously unreleased outtake from the album sessions – Love Is Gold is another tasty slab of quivering riffed up rock’n’roll. You can buy the album, in various vinyl colours, by clicking here. Download The … Continue reading More From The Buffalo Killers

New Album from the Buffalo Killers

Buffalo Killers are an American rock band comprising brothers Zachary and Andrew Gabbard with Joseph Sebaali. Quickly signed to Alive Records after sending a burnt CD with just their telephone number and name on it, their self-titled debut album was released in October of 2006 followed by Let It Ride, produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach. Most recently, the Buffalo Killers collaborated with Kelley Deal … Continue reading New Album from the Buffalo Killers

Mad Mackerel Recommends… The Gabbard Brothers

From the ashes of the Ohio rock band Buffalo Killers (who featured many times on MM), singers/songwriters/siblings Zachary and Andy Gabbard have re-emerged as The Gabbard Brothers. And while there are still similarities to their previous band, with nods to greats like Neil Young, James Gang and Buffalo Springfield, there’s a hazier, organic, earthy-psych vibe running through the brothers’ new music. Ease into your day with … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… The Gabbard Brothers

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

Our monthy round up of the best new tunes we’ve posted and a few brand new ones too. More than 30 tunes to set you up for the weekend. Enjoy. Wooden Wand – Southern Colorado Song Another brilliant example of our favourite, prolific troubadour’s storytelling prowess. a Download The Growl – With The Sharp End Of A Trowel mp3 (from Cleaver Lever EP) Soaked in the authentic … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

Introducing Waves of Fury

We’ve taken our sweet time getting round to listening to the new single Businessman’s Guide To Witchcraft by Somerset’s Waves of Fury, but as soon as we did  we knew we’d be sharing it far and wide. It is the first track to see the light of day from their forthcoming self-titled long player and it is an unholy alliance of scowling, snarling vocals, sleazy … Continue reading Introducing Waves of Fury

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

Image (c) Big Pic A cracking month for new releases. Here is the some of the best of our posts from June, together with a couple of newbies for the perfect June mixtape. Check out some of the other ‘Best ofs’ in the sidebar too. The Hunting Accident – Aubergine Angular, compulsive, propulsive thump. a Download Damon Moon & The Whispering Drifters – The Fool mp3 (from Lungs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

New Compilation From Alive Naturalsound

Where Is Parker Griggs? is a collection of songs from the excellent Alive Naturalsound label, with exclusive tracks from artists such as Hacienda,Buffalo Killers, Black Diamond Heavies, Radio Moscow and more. Over the past three years it has undoubtedly become one of our favourite labels and we have posted many times about the bands on their roster including Henry’s Funeral Shoe, Gardens and White Noise Sound. Founded … Continue reading New Compilation From Alive Naturalsound

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2011

Here is our regular Best of the month mix – more than twenty tracks of all shapes and sizes to get your ears into, plus a few new ones that we think you’ll love! So we’re off and running with… Download The Virgin Passages – Horizon mp3 (from Horizon) Euphoric, unhurried, hazy and hypnotic. Download St. Vincent – Kerosene (live) mp3 (Big Black cover) Visceral and stunning live cover … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2011