Mrs Mackerel’s Top Songs Of 2012

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year posts over the past five days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. Next for your listening pleasure is Mrs Mackerel… 25. Tom Williams & the Boat – My Bones 24. Richard Hawley – The Wood Collier’s Grave a 23. Boombox Hearts – 100 (The Latest Flame) Download The Boombox Hearts … Continue reading Mrs Mackerel’s Top Songs Of 2012

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

Image (c) Big Pic A cracking month for new releases. Here is the some of the best of our posts from June, together with a couple of newbies for the perfect June mixtape. Check out some of the other ‘Best ofs’ in the sidebar too. The Hunting Accident – Aubergine Angular, compulsive, propulsive thump. a Download Damon Moon & The Whispering Drifters – The Fool mp3 (from Lungs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

New Single From The Boombox Hearts

Thoroughly enjoying this, the first taste from the Boombox Hearts debut album. It’s called 100 (The Latest Flame), and it’s very much pop the 60s way with some noisy indie-style guitars (and yes, the title’s a reference to Elvis!). According to the band, “basically, it’s about: pop, love, a girl perhaps named Marie, cigarettes and wine and the Isle of Wight“, a winning combination in anyone’s … Continue reading New Single From The Boombox Hearts

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2011

Despite the end of the year fast approaching, thankfully the quality of new music shows no signs of slowing. Here are the best of our November offerings, together with some tasty new tracks to round off the mix.Over thirty great songs – just right for the roaring fire and the cocoa! Download Siskiyou – Twigs And Stones mp3 (from Keep Away The Dead) Brilliantly judged … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2011

Mad Mackerel’s Mega Round Up

Here is another collection of tunes we’ve gathered from our in-box and the internet – we’d like to have more time to do them justice, but nevertheless a cornucopia of pleasures awaits you we promise! First up is the consistently wonderful Damien Jurado with some authentic, strummed desert blues. Nothing Is The News is the first taste of his forthcoming album Maraqopa. Download Damien Jurado – … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Mega Round Up