Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

1. Invisible Familiars – Clever Devil 2. Real Lies – North Circular 3. Alice Boman – Red Eyes (War On Drugs Cover) 4. Arborea – Sea Of Polaris 5. Castanets – Out For The West 6. Matt Kivel – Open Road 7. J Mascis – Every Morning 8. The Wytches – The Holy Tightrope . . . . . . . . . Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Thursday @ The Great Escape

A long drive, rain, a Prisoner Cell Block H style hotel room, discovering the camera was still at home… the initial omens for The Great Escape were not great. Thankfully first impressions can be deceptive as Brighton is a sparky town full of quirky shops and streets, trendy young things and youthful counter-culture swagger (“I smoked 35 bongs once” being my favourite bit of eavesdropping of … Continue reading Thursday @ The Great Escape

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Alice Boman

Deservedly adding her name to the seemingly endless outpouring of talent from Sweden is the gorgeous and evocative Alice Boman. Her new release EPII will see the light of day in June, and to tide us over we have the first single What for your undoubted listening pleasure. It is a song to immerse yourself in – fragile,  sparse and undeniably haunting, and seems to carry … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… Alice Boman