Mad Mackerel Recommends…Englishman

Despite the name, Englishman are a Kentucky based indie-folk three-piece who have recently released an excellent seven track EP titled Unsafe & Sound. It is the follow-up to their self-titled debut of 2010, and is distinguished from the masses by lyrics that are smart, observational and sincere – all backed by lush, warm melodies that effortlessly deliver a heartfelt poignancy that so many strive for, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Englishman

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

We’ve been a bit tardy with our round ups of the Best of the Month downloads on MM, and so we have a bumper three month collection for you before the countdown begins on Monday for our favourite 100 tracks and 50 albums of the year. So without further ado…here is Part 1 of the pick of the downloads from September to November…and as usual, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

MM Shorts 461: Englishman

Englishman’s forthcoming effort Unsafe & Sound is the follow-up to their 2010 self-titled full-length studio album (which we posted about here), and will available on limited edition vinyl and digital formats on the 19th November. Download the indie folk pop of More Than Insects, the first taste from the seven track EP – it is a two minute gem. Download Englishman – More Than Insects mp3 … Continue reading MM Shorts 461: Englishman

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Englishman

Englishman is the musical project of Lexington, KY native Andrew English. Englishman’s self-titled debut full-length was cut to tape in the converted barn he helped to build on a rural Ohio farm, it is at once familiar and haunted. The ten snowy days of recording were broken up by family style meals of summer vegetables and winter toddies and the result is a record that … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Englishman