The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 10)

Countdown continues. Here are songs 60 – 51 in our favourite tunes of the past ten years. 60 Bon Iver – Bloodbank (2009) Atmospheric, cabin-folk propelled by a woodsy, acoustic strum and cooly whispered vocals.   59 Jones Street Station – The Understanding (2012)   Like if the Beach Boys had played folk music – a wonderful sense of melody and intricate rhythms played with … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 10)

Mad Mackerel The Last Five Years – Polly Pocket Picks Her Favourites

Believe it or not, Mad Mackerel has been around for more than five years now. During that time we’ve posted more than 4,000 times, and offered more than 5,000 songs for your listening pleasure. And more than three quarters of a million people have paid MM a visit during our lifetime on Google’s (godawful) blogspot and since April 2010 on WordPress. We asked some of … Continue reading Mad Mackerel The Last Five Years – Polly Pocket Picks Her Favourites

MM Shorts 111: Insound’s Free March Mix

Following on from our free SxSW sampler from American Songwriter earlier this week, we now have the latest in Insound’s free digital mixes. Their March offering has 13 tracks and includes Mind Spiders, Beach Fossils, Nite Jewel, Wild Nothing and Holograms amongst others. As an hors d’oeuvres we have two nice tasters from the mixtape below, or just head over here to get the whole … Continue reading MM Shorts 111: Insound’s Free March Mix