Fuzz Return

Ty Segall’s band Fuzz are returning with a song called, appropriately enough, Returning. The trio will release their first new record in five years, titled III it will be out on the 23rd October via In The Red. Returning bodes well for the album, it is a full-on rip-snorter of primal garage-psych that benefits from a live sound eschewing any overdubs or effects. Listen here.     … Continue reading Fuzz Return

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

This week we have collected ten cracking tunes from the past seven days of new releases. 1. Mark Lanegan & Beth Orton – Your Kisses Burn (Marc Almond & Nico cover) 2. Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin’ 3. Ghetto Ghouls – Hezbollah 4. Nathaniel Rateliff – Look It Here 5. Blossoms – Blown Rose 6. Chelsea Wolfe – Grey Days 7. Mild High Club – Undeniable … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 1 50-31)

Perhaps unusually, this year seemed a better one for albums rather than individual tracks with some fabulous releases over the past twelve months. There were many contenders for our end of year list, but here, after much deliberation, is Part One of our favourites of 2013. 50 Daughn Gibson – Me Moan . 49 The Men – New Moon . 48 Pissed Jeans – Honeys … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 1 50-31)

Mad Mackerel’s Top Songs Of 2013

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year that we’ve posted over the past few days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. The fifth and final instalment is our own. 20. Colleen Green – Heavy Shit Totally infectious, stoned punk. . 19. Harmed Brothers – Love Song For The Assumed Mixing folk and bluegrass with a wistful twist … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Top Songs Of 2013

MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 75 – 51

The countdown of our one hundred favourite tracks of 2013 continues…today we reach halfway as we bring you 75 down to 51. 75 GRMLN – Summer Days Thrashy, catchy, singalong rock’n’roll with platform shoes and ridiculous flares. Download GRMLN – Summer Days mp3 . 74 Sisters – Clearhead Here are my shoes. See how I gaze at them. It says 2013 on the label, but I’ve gone … Continue reading MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 75 – 51

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

A brilliant month for new music means a mix of more than 35 tracks compiled for you in our selection of our favourite downloads from July’s posts. And, as always, a few brand new tunes to round the collection off. They’re all yours…and check out all the other Best of the Month mixes using the sidebar links too. SNØFFELTØFFS – Pretty Girl Storming garage punk. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

Thursday Means Eight Of The Best

A sudden plethora of new tunes have hit the web, and here are eight of our favourites for your aural delight. First up is psych-heavyweights White Hills persistently hypnotic In Your Room that comes from the space rockers forthoming album So You Are … So You’ll Be, which is out next month on Thrill Jockey. Regina Spektor has an upbeat new song featuring in new Netflix … Continue reading Thursday Means Eight Of The Best