Introducing >>> Willie Breeding

Kentucky based newcomer Willie Breeding will release his debut album of beguiling, off-kilter Americana Big Sky in early 2018.  With influences ranging from Lee Hazlewood to The Strokes, Marty Robbins to A Tribe Called Quest, Big Sky is first and foremost an album of well-crafted tunes. The melodies are rich and wavy, complementing well the lyrics of someone torn between their years in New York City, and their … Continue reading Introducing >>> Willie Breeding

Caitlin Rose – Been Thinkin Bout You All The Time

The marvellous Caitlin Rose (who played one of our favourite sets last time we were at SXSW) has shared a demo of a song called Been Thinkin Bout You All The Time via Soundcloud. It was written with Willie Breeding, from a chorus he had been carrying around for a while, and is just as fine a slice of sweet, melancholy country as you’re likely to … Continue reading Caitlin Rose – Been Thinkin Bout You All The Time

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 2: 30 -11)

Here is the second instalment of our favourite albums of 2013, counting down from 30 to 11. 30 Nick Cave – Push The Sky Away . 29 Caitlin Rose – The Stand-In . 28 Coke Weed – Back To Soft . 27 Georgia’s Horse – Weather Codes . 26 Alela Diane – About Farewell . 25 Foxygen – We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 2: 30 -11)

Caitlin Rose Covers The National

Not much needs to be said about this. Caitlin Rose is currently on a big UK tour and to mark her arrival on our shores she has unveiled a beautiful cover of The National’s Pink Rabbits, which comes from The National’s current 4AD album Trouble Will Find Me. Listen below or click through to purchase from Amazon.com. Remaining Tour Dates Mon 9 Sep Glasgow ABC2 £12 … Continue reading Caitlin Rose Covers The National

Caitlin Rose: New Single & UK Tour

New country queen, Caitlin Rose is releasing the rollicking ‘done-you-wrong’ single Waitin’ next month, and she has added some extra dates to her current UK tour. Have a listen and check out the tour venues below. Tour Dates Sun 1 Sep End of the Road festival Mon 2 Sep Brighton Proud Cabaret Tue 3 Sep Bristol Fleece Wed 4 Sep Oxford Bullingdon Thu 5 Sep … Continue reading Caitlin Rose: New Single & UK Tour

Recommended Free Downloads From NoiseTrade

A couple more excellent free downloads have recently appeared on NoiseTrade, and are well worth picking up for the cost of an e-mail address. The first is a five track live EP from the rising queen of new Country, Caitlin Rose and marks NoiseTrade’s inaugural Eastside Manor Sessions. She re-imagines songs from her latest album, the excellent The Stand-In, dressing them up in a lounge-tinged, vintage … Continue reading Recommended Free Downloads From NoiseTrade

American Songwriter’s Muse Sampler For May

American Songwriter’s latest free Muse sampler is a gem featuring twelve tracks that includes such MM faves as Phosphorescent, Caitlin Rose, Water Liars, Cheyenne Marie Mize and Futurebirds alongside some Americana heavyweights like Son Volt and Will Johnson and the new-wave inspired indie rock of the Features. Just head over to their Bandcamp page here and download it all for nothing. . . Continue reading American Songwriter’s Muse Sampler For May

SXSW Day 4: Ladies Day In Texas

Having now learnt from the previous two days of SXSW (fully creamed up for a start) and the seemingly vastly increased numbers from 2009, I headed straight for The Red Eyed Fly determined at the third attempt to get into a Phosphorescent show…only to be greeted by more lines that stretched way, way into the distance. Having no further wish to baste in the midday … Continue reading SXSW Day 4: Ladies Day In Texas