Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

You know the drill. Our weekly gathering of new songs released this week. 1. Best Coast – Feeling OK 2. Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Gloria 3. Rose Windows – Strip Mall Babylon 4. Wolf Alice – Bros 5. Susanna – Who By Fire (Leonard Cohen cover) 6. Spray Paint – Day Of The Rope 7. Iron & Wine / Ben Bridwell – Bulletproof Soul (Sade … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2012

Even though Christmas is looming and the deluge of end-of-year best of lists are starting to appear on the horizon, November still gave us plenty of cracking new tunes to enjoy. Here are our pick of the best of the downloads from November’s posts, together with a few newbies to tickle the earbuds too. Dive in. Download Crushed Out – Push Down & Twist mp3 (from Want … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2012

Jason Lytle & Ben Bridwell Cover Townes Van Zandt

Jason Lytle is on tour with Band of Horses and prior to setting out, Ben Bridwell sent him a “vocal, drum, guitar” demo that he’d recorded in a hotel in Milan asking if he wanted to “add some whatever“. Jason says he proceeded to “slather sonic goo and build and mix upon it until he suspected the ghost of Townes Van Zandt was starting to get … Continue reading Jason Lytle & Ben Bridwell Cover Townes Van Zandt