MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

It’s here! Our countdown of our favourite tracks of 2016 as nominated by MM, Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper and The Italian Job. Part One sees us counting down from 100 to 76. So without further ado…   100 Oldermost – Finally Unsure   99 Slaves – People That You Meet   98 Spoilers – No Pressure   97 Adam Torres – Morning Rain   96 Johnny Dowd – Whiskey Ate … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here is this week’s round up of new tunes. We have nine tracks for you from the kaleidoscopic pop of Ezra Furman to the fuzzy shambling pop of Fireworks by way of the infectious hooks of Dogbreth and the Mercury Rev inspired psych of Avers. Enjoy. Cass McCombs – Run Sister Run Ezra Furman – Teddy I’m Ready Tacocat – I Live For The Sun (Sunrays … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

New From Avers

Following on from their much acclaimed debut Empty Light, Richmond based band Avers are releasing their upcoming record Omega/Whatever via EggHunt Records on the 29th June. They are a band that freely swap roles: songwriting, bass, guitar, and vocal duties are all interchangeable, and who confidently use this freedom to make top notch 60s inspired psych and garage rock music. Have a listen to Everything … Continue reading New From Avers

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

After last week’s bonanza collection we’re back to an altogether more manageable collection of nine songs gathered up from the past seven days just for you. Calexico – Tapping On The Line Blitzen Trapper – Love Grow Cold Alex Chilltown – Cwtch Lucero – Can’t You Hear Them Howl Sun Kil Moon – The Weeping Song (live) (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds cover) Avers – Calling … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here we are, a day late, but no compromise on quality. Nine new tunes from the past week for your listening consumption. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Paper Mache Dream Balloon Elyse Weinberg – Houses Destruction Unit – The Upper Hand Avers – Come To Me Now Shannon & The Clams – It’s Too Late Childbirth – Let’s Be Bad Saintseneca – Sleeper … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2014 (Part 1)

Following our countdown of favourite songs of the year, here is part one of MM’s selection of the forty albums we most enjoyed throughout 2014. 40 The Orwells – Disgraceland . 39 Iceage – Plowing Into The Field Of Love   38 The Cult Of Dom Keller – The Second Bardo .  37 Mark Lanegan Band – Phantom Radio . 36 Hamilton Leithauser – Black Hours … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2014 (Part 1)

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 100 – 81

Today the countdown begins of Mad Mackerel’s favourite 100 songs of 2014. From Monday to Friday check back to see what tickled the earbuds of MM’s contributors, followed by our Albums of the Year at the weekend and then our individual contributors’ choices. So without further ado…. 100 Micah P Hinson – The Same Old Shit . 99 Wooden Wand – Dambuilding . 98 Juan … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 100 – 81

Favourite Albums of 2014 (So Far)

The longest day has come and gone, and halfway through the year we are. It seemed a good point to reflect and share thirty of our favourite albums of 2014 so far, and so here they are, in strictly alphabetical order of course… . The Amazing Snakeheads – Amphetamine Ballads . Amen Dunes – Love . Avers – Empty Light . Dan Baker – Pistol In … Continue reading Favourite Albums of 2014 (So Far)

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Avers

Avers, the Richmond indie rock quintet that includes members of The Head and the Heart, Hypercolor, The Mason Brothers, and Farm Vegas, is heading out on a summer tour in support of their recently released debut album Empty Light. Having given the record a couple of spins, we think these are shows you might want to add to your must-see list. A fabulous mix of … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… Avers