Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday (14th December)

Christmas is coming and the cat is getting fatter. Once again, copious amounts of music listened to, more Christmas cooking, and more trees knitted. On the tree front, I nearly have the requisite four for the sprats plus goddaughter. They will treasure my hand-made gifts, goddamit. By next Christmas, there will be a forest – but only for the lucky ones. In my rather low … Continue reading Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday (14th December)

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

Introducing >>> Elk Rhythms

Andy Ellison (a member of The Plastic Traps who we’ve featured before), dropped us a line to tell us he has a new folky, acoustic solo guitar/vocals project called Elk Rhythms (which clearly is a most excellent name!). He has a couple of EPs up for free download on his Bandcamp page, both of which are well worth investigating. For proof, just listen/download the upbeat … Continue reading Introducing >>> Elk Rhythms