Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…

Dream Wife have shared the latest song, the title track, from upcoming album So When You Gonna… together with new 2021 tour dates (see below). Brash and pumped-up, it is another slab of adrenaline filled, hooky punk rock that the trio are so good at delivering.   2021 UK Tour Dates Wed 14 Apr: Oxford @ The Bullingdon Thu 15 Apr: Birmingham @ O2 Institute … Continue reading Dream Wife – So When You Gonna…

New Video: Dream Wife – Hasta La Vista

London-based indie-pop trio Dream Wife will release their new album So When You Gonna… this summer, and they have shared the album’s second single Hasta La Vista, accompanied by a music video compiled from childhood home footage. They have also launched a So When You Gonna… podcast series. Having always been outspoken about holding up other women and non-binary people in the arts and creative industries, … Continue reading New Video: Dream Wife – Hasta La Vista

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Titus Andronicus – Number One (In New York) Dream Wife – Hey Heartbreaker Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Echo Moon Duo – Jukebox Babe  (Alan Vega cover) Mind Spiders – Furies Sonny Smith – Burnin’ Up (featuring Angel Olsen) Corey Flood – Feel Okay Fidlar – Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge On Seattle  (Nirvana cover) King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Muddy Water … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

75 Sleaford Mods – Moptop   74 Silver Torches – If I Reach   73 Idles – Divide And Conquer   72 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake   71 King Krule – Dum Surfer   70 Naomi Punk – Chapter II   69 The Reptaliens – If You Want   68 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press   67 Ron Gallo … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

Dream Wife Announce Debut Album

Marvellous indie trio Dream Wife, who delivered one of our favourite live sets of the year at Truck Festival have announced details of their much anticipated self-titled debut album. There are plenty of options to buy the record including a very special limited edition transparent vinyl with blood red splatter, a gatefold vinyl edition and CD and various bundles with signed novellas – check the pre-order options … Continue reading Dream Wife Announce Debut Album

Truck Festival 2017

Technical issues have meant we’ve been quieter than usual this week, but hopefully with all those resolved we can get back to normal service. It is a shame as we spent the weekend with middle sprat wallowing ankle, and sometimes knee, deep in swampy mud at Truck Festival. Truck has been a bit of a Mackerel family institution for a few years now, a small(ish) … Continue reading Truck Festival 2017

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

This week our round up includes a brilliantly angry and frustrated single from Swedish sisters First Aid Kit for International Women’s Day, another track from the prolific Ty Segall’s upcoming EP, the first taste from Bonnie Prince Billy’s Merle Haggard covers record with a version of the classic Mama Tried. This week’s offering from the Our First 100 Days Project comes from Self Esteem (none other … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Dream Wife

London based musicians Alice, Bella and Icelandic singer Rakel formed Dream Wife at art school in Brighton. They are a wonderfully visceral proposition – imagine a mix of hardcore punk and glam rock, but shot through with a pop and disco mentality. They have shared a new track FUU featuring a guest rap appearance from Fever Dream (ex-Reykjavíkurdætur). The song is a furious, raucous ball of energetic and grizzled guitar … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… Dream Wife