The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 14)

So here we are, the penultimate day of our countdown of our favourite 200 songs marking ten years of MM. Today, we’ve hit the top twenty…   20 The Dutchess & The Duke – Reservoir Park (2008) Wonderfully rootsy swagger of earthy, organic folk-rock set to a loose Stones like honky tonk rumble.   19 Wooden Wand – Winter In Kentucky (2011)   Set against … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 14)

MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 3 Starbar & JaMS

Our third top ten contributions come from Starbar and JaMS who job share in the office. This is JaMS first entry in to the guest top ten spots, but first up is Starbie… 10. Laura Marling – I Was Just A Card 9. Slow Club – If we’re Still Alive a 8. The Decemberists – This Is Why we Fight 7. Lana Del Ray – … Continue reading MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 3 Starbar & JaMS

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January

Here is our regular round up of the best of January’s posts plus a couple of new tracks for your listening pleasure – all beautifully designed to make one perfect mixtape. Download Wooden Wand – The DNR Waltz mp3 More classic down-tempo folk from greatly underrated MM fave. Download Phosphorescent – Are You Ready For The Country? mp3 Riff-heavy, mean-assed cover which brilliantly captures the double-edged viciousness … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January