More From Shearwater

It seems to be a day for covers! Following on from the Eagulls taking on Killing Joke, you can now download Fucked Up Life, the second single from Shearwater’s Fellow Travelers album, a new collection of reinventions and collaborations with artists they’ve toured with over the years. Fucked Up Life is Shearwater’s rendering of the song written by beloved Denton, TX band (and labelmates) The Baptist … Continue reading More From Shearwater

Videos of the Day: Brazos || Baptist Generals || Catfish & The Bottlemen || Split Screens

Much to enjoy with these excellent videos from Brazos with the woozily sinister Charm, and from the Baptist Generals and their surealistic flimic triumph of man vs. wild for Dog That Bit You. From Catfish & The Bottlemen we have a live performance for debut single Homesick, and lastly from Split Screens comes their dreamy collage for the gorgeous Born – melded together using footage from the local Prelinger Film … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Brazos || Baptist Generals || Catfish & The Bottlemen || Split Screens

Baptist Generals – Album Stream

We recently posted a couple of tracks from the new Baptist Generals album, Jackleg Devotional To The Heart (out next week via Sub Pop), and they have continued to grow on us exponentially, so it seemed only reasonable to offer up a stream of the whole album now. A brilliant blend of left-field Americana, twisted, drunken folk and a whole lot more. You can order it … Continue reading Baptist Generals – Album Stream

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: April 2013

Better late than never, here is our monthly round-up of the best of our April downloads together with a handful of brand new tracks. More than twenty songs especially prepared for you to put together an eclectic and appealing mix to impress all your friends and bore your boring work colleagues. Enjoy! Wild Wild Wets – Criminal Blue Tripped out, freaked out, psych pop. . Hey … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: April 2013

MM Shorts 358: The Baptist Generals

Long renowned for their “haunted, claustrophobic take on drunken folk“, The Baptist Generals have just released a free download of Broken Glass, the second single from their long-awaited new LP, Jackleg Devotional To The Heart. It is a cracker. Due for release on Sub Pop on 20th May over here and a day later in the USA. (Click through for free downloads) Continue reading MM Shorts 358: The Baptist Generals