Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

Our monthy round up of the best new tunes we’ve posted and a few brand new ones too. More than 30 tunes to set you up for the weekend. Enjoy. Wooden Wand – Southern Colorado Song Another brilliant example of our favourite, prolific troubadour’s storytelling prowess. a Download The Growl – With The Sharp End Of A Trowel mp3 (from Cleaver Lever EP) Soaked in the authentic … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

More From Dolfish

Having previously posted a few times about about the skewed and idiosyncratic world of offbeat folk troubadour Dolfish, here is another offering from his latest record I’d Rather Disappear Than Stay The Same. It comfortably maintains the slightly warped promise and standards of earlier releases! Download Dolfish – There Must Be Something Wrong With These Shoes mp3 (from I’d Rather Disappear Than Stay The Same) Continue reading More From Dolfish

MM Shorts 233: More From Dolfish

Eccentric, off-kilter folk troubadour Dolfish has made another track available from his first proper LP I’d Rather Disappear Than Stay The Same. More of his unique world view comes to the fore in Grown Ups, and his label Afternoon Records has announced that the digital release of the record will be “pay what you want” and the vinyl preorder is up now at the Afternoon Records … Continue reading MM Shorts 233: More From Dolfish

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2012

Our best of August mix is ready and even though it is typically a slightly quieter month for new releases, we can still offer you more than 20 cracking new tunes together with a few ‘hot off the press’ new ones. The result? A brilliant mix to keep you going as we enter autumn (aka the fall for our American friends). Either way, just enjoy. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2012

More From Dolfish

We thoroughly enjoyed the Dolfish debut 7″ EP Your Love Is Bummin’ Me Out (see our post here) with its collection of short, sad, bitter and darkly humorous folk songs that evoked everything from Daniel Johnston to Times New Viking. Dolfish is actually 23-year-old Cleveland born songwriter, Max Sollisch. His first proper LP, I’d Rather Disappear Than Stay the Same features a backing band of Iowa musicians … Continue reading More From Dolfish

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: December 2011

Here is our final monthly Best Of mix of songs from 2011 – despite all the Christmas fayre on offer, there were still a whole plethora of cracking new tracks to enjoy, and as always we’ve gathered the best of our December posts into one lovely mix for you with a couple of new tracks to sample too. Don’t forget to check out all our … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: December 2011

MM Shorts 59: Dolfish

Dolfish is Max Sollisch. A fellow from Columbus, Ohio who writes sad, bitter, humorous country songs only to bang them out in two minutes or less in balls to the wall garage-rock fashion. This is his new 7″ Your Love Is Bummin’ Me Out. It has one of the best sleeves of the year and is released today via Afternoon Records. Download Dolfish – Your Love … Continue reading MM Shorts 59: Dolfish