Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Titus Andronicus – Only A Hobo BRONCHO – Keep It In Line Phosphorescent – C’est La Vie No. 2 Courtney Barnett – Small Talk Kurt Vile – One Trick Ponies Flat Worms – The Apparition Death Valley Girls – (One Less Thing) Before I Die The Berries – Junkyard Dog Laura Gibson – Domestication SOAK – Everybody Loves You New Rose – Plenty Of Flowers … Continue reading Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2016

Here are our favourite albums of 2016. We have to go against the flow a bit and say up front there is no place for David Bowie. Great though he was, and tragic that he died two days after the release of a good album, for us that was what it was, a good album, but not a great one. And besides he is topping … Continue reading MM’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2016

MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 75-51

Part 2 of our rundown of our favourite tracks of the year. Today we have tracks 75 through to 51.   75 The Julie Ruin – Mr. So And So   74 Beach – Donuts   73 exmagician – Job Done   72 W.H. Lung – Inspiration   71 Wilco – If I Ever Was A Child   70 Dune Rats – Bullshit   69 Meatbodies – Valley Girl … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 75-51

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

It’s that time again…our regular round-up of rollicking (and not-so-rollicking) new tunes from the previous seven days. This time we have the welcome return of Cass McCombs alongside the infectious psych-rock of White Room, the scrappy, confrontational punk of MOURN and the new collaboration between Lemonheads frontman Evan Dando, folksinger Marciana Jones and the wonderful Willy Mason called TSP plus six more. Have fun. Cass … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

We seem to have posted a lot of tunes this week with three Nickel In The Jukebox round ups and here are twelve more – all newly minted this week. From the return of the Stone Roses to the gothic blues of Adia Victoria and the indie rock of Catfish & The Bottlemen and taking in songs about Bob Dylan, God and a cover of the … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here are this week’s careful selections for you dear reader/listener. No less than ten new tunes, all released, blinking and dewy eyed into the spring sunshine over the past seven days. They include Spray Paint, Flat Worms and Diarrhea Planet for those who like the needle in the red and Money and Andy Shauf for those who prefer the more sedate, maudlin side of life. … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

BRONCHO Announce New Album

After two albums of highly contagious garage-tinged indie rock Oklahoma’s BRONCHO are back with their third album Double Vanity, (due out May 27). This time it is a record that finds the band slowing into a darker and hazier groove – a sleeker, plusher sound, a place bright with the polished gleam of chrome and bleached white sunlight. Think suburban shopping mall wastelands, glazed eyes, dead grass, … Continue reading BRONCHO Announce New Album

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 100 – 81

Today the countdown begins of Mad Mackerel’s favourite 100 songs of 2014. From Monday to Friday check back to see what tickled the earbuds of MM’s contributors, followed by our Albums of the Year at the weekend and then our individual contributors’ choices. So without further ado…. 100 Micah P Hinson – The Same Old Shit . 99 Wooden Wand – Dambuilding . 98 Juan … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 100 – 81