Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2013

Here (better late than never) are our favourite download picks from our August posts, together with a few new tunes. Altogether a genre-busting mix of nearly 20 great songs. Dive in! Spook Houses – Living The Dream Tempo-shifting, slacker pop. . The Great American Canyon Band – Lost At Sea Gorgeous, rural folk-pop. . Vikesh Kapoor – I Dreamt Blues A narrative about endless work … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2013

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Collisionville

As concept albums go, this is one of the better ones we’ve come across. It is based upon the true story of the childhood humiliation visited upon Hank Williams, who as a small boy growing up fatherless in a rented shack, lived nearby to the neighbouring (and rich) family of Herman Pride. His fondness for playing with toy guns led him to be nicknamed Two-Gun … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Collisionville