Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

We’ve been a bit tardy with our round ups of the Best of the Month downloads on MM, and so we have a bumper three month collection for you before the countdown begins on Monday for our favourite 100 tracks and 50 albums of the year. So without further ado…here is Part 1 of the pick of the downloads from September to November…and as usual, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

Brother Dege Shares Another Single From New Album

Hailing from the Cajun swamplands and raging like the mad lovechild of Son House and Faulkner, Brother Dege has burned a crooked trail to the Promised Land. Avoiding traditional career paths, he’s spent decades exploring the backwoods weirdness of the southern U.S, working odd jobs and forging his own brand of southern/psyouthern music. Since the mid 90s, Dege has pushed slide guitar, resonators, and roots … Continue reading Brother Dege Shares Another Single From New Album

Videos of the Day: Brother Dege || Will Johnson || Birds of Chicago

Brother Dege  is one of the best-kept secrets in the Deep South. A musician, writer and Southern enigma, Dege is the haunted face of 21st century Delta blues. The reclusive Louisiana Cajun’s song Too Old To Die Young was recently selected by Quentin Tarantino to appear in the soundtrack of his new film Django Unchained – watch the new video for it along with the hushed, … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Brother Dege || Will Johnson || Birds of Chicago

The Return Of Brother Dege

Authentic, Delta-blues maverick Brother Dege is currently spending his time recording songs for his new album How To Kill A Horse in an empty warehouse, working in a homeless shelter, and disappearing for days into the backwoods of his native Louisiana. All par for the course for the follow-up to the critically-acclaimed full-length album Folk Songs of the American Longhair, which was voted one of the top blues and … Continue reading The Return Of Brother Dege

MM’s Best of the Month: April

As usual, here is our round-up of some of the best songs we’ve posted during April plus a couple of new ones. Thirty great songs all ready to go on one cracking playlist and impress your family and friends. Without further ado… Shabby Rogue – My Life As A Secret Agent mp3 (High octane, paranoia induced rock ‘n’ roll riffage) Kurt Vile – Invisibility Nonexistent … Continue reading MM’s Best of the Month: April

Brother Dege’s Album Out Now

Brother Dege delivers authentic, raw dirt, railroad pounding, swamp-fried, Louisiana Mekong Delta blues music. Like the mad lovechild of Robert Johnson and Jim Morrison, Cajun-born Dege Legg (aka Brother Dege) released his highly anticipated “slide/Dobro record” entitled Folk Songs Of The American Longhair yesterday. Dripping with atmosphere and backwoods noir. The real deal—death-obsessed, god-fearing, foot stomping, acoustic blues steeped in the devilish myths and haunted ambience that … Continue reading Brother Dege’s Album Out Now