Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

We’ve decided to do things a bit differently this year – too many times in the past we’ve posted our favourite songs of the year and then discovered late releases we wished we’d added! And also 2019 was a shit year for the world – Brexit, Johnson, Trump, the world burning… at least there is music. So, way after everyone else has done theirs, here … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Songs of 2019 (Part 1)

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Blueberry Jam Phobophobes – Child Star Tomberlin – I’m Not Scared Torres – Gracious Day Waxahatchee – Chapel Of Pines Menace Beach – Crawl In Love Harlan T. Bobo – Nadine The Goon Sax – Make Time 4 Love                   Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eels – Bone Dry Joan Shelley – The Bridge  (Dolly Parton cover) feat Bonnie Price Billy Breakfast Muff – Patient Manchester Orchestra – No Hard Feelings  (Avett Brothers cover) Hinds – Finally Floating Laura Veirs – Lightning Rod Medistation – Pool Of Blood Wye Oak – Lifer Eureka California – Mexican Coke                     Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Courtney Marie Andrews & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free

Started in conjunction with Secretly Group and 30 Songs, 30 Days, Our First 100 Days aims to raise funds for organizations supporting causes that are currently under threat by the Trump administration. We’ve already featured a few songs from the project, which has raised over $80,000 so far. For their contribution, Courtney Marie Andrews and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy have collaborated on a cover of I … Continue reading Courtney Marie Andrews & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

This week our round up includes a brilliantly angry and frustrated single from Swedish sisters First Aid Kit for International Women’s Day, another track from the prolific Ty Segall’s upcoming EP, the first taste from Bonnie Prince Billy’s Merle Haggard covers record with a version of the classic Mama Tried. This week’s offering from the Our First 100 Days Project comes from Self Esteem (none other … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

After a week away, we’re back with eight tracks selected from the past week and covering everything from hardcore to goth-pop by way of some shoegaze and a classic cover. Enjoy. Hooded Fang – Dead Battery M. Ward – Time Won’t Wait Bonnie Prince Billy & Friends – Rubin & Cherise (Grateful Dead cover) Joana Serrat featuring Neil Halstead – Cloudy Heart The Don Darlings … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Bonnie Prince Billy Shares Most People From Refugee

Refugee (out digitally on June 3rd through Brainfog) is a  collaborative recording project which reflects, through song, the issue of the refugee crisis in its many forms, from Syria and beyond. It’s been curated by Scottish folk artist Robin Adams, who called on his close friends and musical colleagues from around the world to contribute to the project. Each track is an unreleased original song, from … Continue reading Bonnie Prince Billy Shares Most People From Refugee

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here we go, a new year and no less than nine new songs including welcome returns for Dr. Dog, Richmond Fontaine, The Dandy Warhols, Wintersleep, Steve Mason, and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy amongst others. Dr.Dog – Bring My Baby Back Richmond Fontaine – Wake Up Ray Savages – Adore Wintersleep – Amerika The Dandy Warhols – You Are Killing Me Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Rich Wife … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week