MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

It’s here! Our countdown of our favourite tracks of 2016 as nominated by MM, Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper and The Italian Job. Part One sees us counting down from 100 to 76. So without further ado…   100 Oldermost – Finally Unsure   99 Slaves – People That You Meet   98 Spoilers – No Pressure   97 Adam Torres – Morning Rain   96 Johnny Dowd – Whiskey Ate … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

Carter Tanton – Jettison The Valley

Carter Tanton assembled Freeclouds, his first collection of songs in 2012, which we thoroughly enjoyed and posted about on a few occasions.  A couple of years later, Tanton moved to England where he wrote all of the songs on his new album Jettison the Valley. This change of environment, and his rediscovery of early British influences including Richard Thompson, Nick Drake and John Cale sparked a powerful … Continue reading Carter Tanton – Jettison The Valley

Mega Video Round-up

In all the craziness of Christmas our in-box got overwhelmed with videos from all sorts of interesting folk. So here’s your chance to give them a viewing and pick up one or two nice mp3s. Those Lavender Whales have come up with a novel way of showcasing their track Growth In Question from their new record, Tomahawk Of Praise, which is due for release on … Continue reading Mega Video Round-up

MM Shorts 28: More From Carter Tanton

We’ve posted a couple of times about Carter Tanton and their excellent album Free Clouds. Here’s a third track from it, Fake Pretend, this time featuring the vocals of another MM fave, the enchanting Marissa Nadler. Order the album here. Download Carter Tanton – Fake Pretend mp3 (from Free Clouds) Download Carter Tanton – Horrorscope mp3 (from Free Clouds) Download Carter Tanton – Murderous Joy mp3 (from Free Clouds) Continue reading MM Shorts 28: More From Carter Tanton

Round-Up Time

So much to catch up on…here’s a few tracks to tickle the earbuds. Veteran noisemongering indie rockers Comet Gain have given us another track from their excellent album Howl Of The Lonely Crowd, this time it is the marvellously titled Clang Of The Concrete Swans. Download Comet Gain – Clang Of The Concrete Swans mp3 (from Howl Of The Lonely Crowd) Acid Baby Jesus deliver … Continue reading Round-Up Time

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2011

Oh yes, it is that time again. Here is a round up of the very best of what we posted in July, plus a couple of new ones to add to the mix. Enjoy. Download Dennis Hopper Choppers – Good To Me mp3 (from Be Ready) Morricone inspired spaghetti western feel and Tijuana style horns combine to give an authentic dusty desert twang. BTW: Whichever knob alleged … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2011

Introducing…Carter Tanton

Carter Tanton (formerly known as Tulsa and current member of Lower Dens) has announced details of his forthcoming full-length, Freeclouds on Western Vinyl. Slated for a November 1st release, the album marks four years since his celebrated Tulsa EP, I Was Submerged, and features the enchanting vocals of MM fave, Boston dream-folk artist Marissa Nadler. In anticipation of the LP, he has released his first single, … Continue reading Introducing…Carter Tanton