Ezra Furman – Sex Education OST

Following the success of last year’s excellent Twelve Nudes long player,, Ezra Furman is back with Sex Education OST, songs from season 1 and 2 of the hit Netflix TV show. The 19-track LP will be released via Bella Union and is available to stream or download from today, with a physical release on CD and vinyl to follow on 10th April (order here). The … Continue reading Ezra Furman – Sex Education OST

Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 3)

  And here we have the final part of our favourite tunes of 2019… Discover and enjoy. 25 UV Race – Mr Blame A brash, unapologetic race through proto-punk stomp and malodorous glam-punk aesthetics.   24 Lonesome Shack – The City is a Desert Anchored by an insistent country blues refrain that has a touch of something primal about it, and sounds like it could … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Songs of 2019 (Part 3)

Ezra Furman – Thermometer Video

Ezra Furman has released a video for Thermometer, one of our favourite tracks from her brilliant Twelve Nudes album, released last month via Bella Union. Throughout Thermometer, Furman’s vocals are defiant and ragged, matched by loud, lively instrumentation. An anthem for these troubled times, the video shows Furman in various settings – shaving her legs, riding her bike across town, reading a book – with … Continue reading Ezra Furman – Thermometer Video

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 2 (75-51)

The second instalment of our favourite tracks of 2018. Enjoy… 75 Holly Miranda – Golden Spiral   This wonky, horn-led track taken from her excellent Mutual Horse album, dips its toes into the swirling whirlpools of off-kilter indie pop with a buoyant rhythmic pulse and nods to glam rock and funk.   74 Ezra Furman – Suck The Blood From My Wound   Suck The … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 2 (75-51)

The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 2)

Here is Part 2 of our countdown of our favourite songs from the past ten years… 180 Strand Of Oaks – Alex Kona (2010) “Alex Kona was twelve feet tall, his mother got killed by a bowling ball”. What else is there?   179 Port O’Brien – My Will Is Good (2009)   Rhythmic and punchy folk-rock, but with a hook most pop songs would … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 2)

New Single From Ezra Furman

We loved Suck The Blood From My Wound, the last single Ezra Furman shared from his much anticipated new long player Transangelic Exodus, which will be released on the 9th February on Bella Union. Now we have his latest offering from the record, the jagged, agitated, and it must be said, spectacularly named Maraschino-Red Dress $8.99 at Goodwill. Give it a spin below.   Continue reading New Single From Ezra Furman

Ezra Furman – Suck The Blood From My Wound

Suck The Blood From My Wound is the third single to be shared from Ezra Furman’s upcoming album Transangelic Exodus. It is a choppy, hook filled indie rocker that dials up the intensity and paranoia from his previous releases. Listen below, and pre-order the album, which is out on the 9th February, here.   Continue reading Ezra Furman – Suck The Blood From My Wound

New From Courney Barnett & Kurt Vile, DZ Deathrays, Bully and Ezra Furman…

Four cracking new tracks for you this morning. The latest from Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile’s much anticipated collaboration, another absolute shredder from Aussie duo DZ Deathrays, more potent pop-punk from Bully, and indie-pop God Ezra Furman’s new track Driving Down To L.A., which he describes as “This is a song of paranoia, escape and ecstatic ego-death. We decided to make a video about me and my … Continue reading New From Courney Barnett & Kurt Vile, DZ Deathrays, Bully and Ezra Furman…

New From Ezra Furman

Perfect pop polymath Ezra Furman is back with a powerful new song The Refugee, taken from his Big Fugitive Life EP out this Friday via Bella Union. The song concerns Furman’s Jewish background and is dedicated to his grandfather who fled the Nazi’s, as well as current day refugees. Having just returned from a hugely moving and affecting visit to the Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam … Continue reading New From Ezra Furman

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here is this week’s round up of new tunes. We have nine tracks for you from the kaleidoscopic pop of Ezra Furman to the fuzzy shambling pop of Fireworks by way of the infectious hooks of Dogbreth and the Mercury Rev inspired psych of Avers. Enjoy. Cass McCombs – Run Sister Run Ezra Furman – Teddy I’m Ready Tacocat – I Live For The Sun (Sunrays … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week