Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

We seem to have posted a lot of tunes this week with three Nickel In The Jukebox round ups and here are twelve more – all newly minted this week. From the return of the Stone Roses to the gothic blues of Adia Victoria and the indie rock of Catfish & The Bottlemen and taking in songs about Bob Dylan, God and a cover of the … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here are this week’s careful selections for you dear reader/listener. No less than ten new tunes, all released, blinking and dewy eyed into the spring sunshine over the past seven days. They include Spray Paint, Flat Worms and Diarrhea Planet for those who like the needle in the red and Money and Andy Shauf for those who prefer the more sedate, maudlin side of life. … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2014

After a too long hiatus, we’ve resurrected our best of the month mix capturing our favourite tunes from October’s posts, plus a couple of new tracks too. So more than 25 songs to discover…dive in! The September Girls – Veneer Dark-hearted pop smothered in drenched feedback . God Damn – Horus A red-hot burning molten pot of pop hooks and grinding, bludgeoning riffs and rhythms. . … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2014

Six Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

1. Mark Lanegan Band – Harvest Home 2. Hurray For The Riff Raff – Everybody Knows 3. Hollis Brown – Wait For Me Virginia 4. Diarrhea Planet – Heatwave 5. Blitzen Trapper – To Be Young (Is To Be Sad, Is To Be High) (Ryan Adams Cover) 6. Field Report – Marigolden . . . . . . . Continue reading Six Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Videos of the Day: Dr. Dog || Lorelle Meets The Obsolete || Basia Bulat || Diarrhea Planet || TV Ghost

Five top notch videos today come from Dr. Dog and their reappropriated footage to accompany the excellent Broken Heart, and similarly from Lorelle Meets The Obsolete we have a suitably antiquated experimental video for the superb psych-rock of What’s Holding You?. From Basia Bulat, a stunning live performance of It Can’t Be You, and by contrast from Diarrhea Planet, a spring breakers inspired film for … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Dr. Dog || Lorelle Meets The Obsolete || Basia Bulat || Diarrhea Planet || TV Ghost

New Tunes On Monday

A new week, some new tunes to soften the blow. We have a taste (if that’s the right word) from Diarrhea Planet’s new album I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams in the shape of the sleazy, roiling Babyhead. By way of contrast we have Frankie Rose’s new track Sorrow from her scheduled new long player Herein Wild, a deceptively simple and sweetly melancholic pop track … Continue reading New Tunes On Monday

Wednesday Means Six Of The Best

Time for a round up of six more excellent bands and their tunes that have been spinning regularly on the MM virtual turntable. First out of the blocks are Manchester’s Temple Songs, a 4 piece outfit smashing out brilliantly crafted psychedelic pop tunes – the kind of tracks that you might stumble across on a carefully selected LA Nuggets compilation and wonder how it is of the … Continue reading Wednesday Means Six Of The Best