Check Out The Make Good Choices Free Digital Compilation

D.B. Rouse who we have featured a couple of times on MM dropped us a line to tell us about Make Good Choices, a free digital compilation that features 15 different bands and musicians from across the US, the majority of whom were found in the Austin, TX area. Of course it includes Mr Rouse himself, which should tell you something about the quality contained therein. Other artists … Continue reading Check Out The Make Good Choices Free Digital Compilation

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2012

Here are the best of our January posts together with a few tasty new tracks. All in all nearly forty great tunes compiled and neatly presented in one lovely mix. As always, don’t forget to check out all our previous monthly mixes listed in the sidebar on the left. Download Night Genes – Soaring Through The Chromosomes mp3 (from Like The Blood) Infectiously catchy, military folk stomp. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2012

New Album From D.B. Rouse

Following on from our introduction to the restless wanderings of folk troubadour D.B. Rouse back in November, he has released a new album Meal-Ticket and it is available for free download from his Bandcamp page here. If you need any persuading avail yourself of a couple of tracks below: both are fine examples of his unique view of the world married to a sharp lyrical … Continue reading New Album From D.B. Rouse

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2011

Despite the end of the year fast approaching, thankfully the quality of new music shows no signs of slowing. Here are the best of our November offerings, together with some tasty new tracks to round off the mix.Over thirty great songs – just right for the roaring fire and the cocoa! Download Siskiyou – Twigs And Stones mp3 (from Keep Away The Dead) Brilliantly judged … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2011

Mad Mackerel Recommends…D.B. Rouse

D.B. Rouse was born and raised in the north woods of Wisconsin, but he’s travelled everywhere with his guitar and worked in Alaska, in Maine, on a Cruise Ship in the Atlantic, and on a horse ranch near Austin Texas. He’s been a goat farmer and a lounge singer, a bartender and a pawn shop cashier, he’s packaged salmon and he’s harvested blueberries. His latest EP is called … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…D.B. Rouse