Gaoler’s Daughter – Split Like Cells And Split For Real

Gaoler’s Daughter who have made regular appearances in MM postings over the past few years have announced a new eight track record via Bandcamp titled Split Like Cells, and used the same forum to also announce that the band are no more. Assuming it is no cruel April Fools hoax, then we shall be mighty sad to bid them farewell – their brand of folk inflected, … Continue reading Gaoler’s Daughter – Split Like Cells And Split For Real

Gaoler’s Daughter To Release Debut Album – How To Make Time

Following a series of excellent singles, EPs and digital releases, long time MM faves Gaoler’s Daughter will finally release their long awaited fan-funded debut album How To Make Time on the 26th August. As you might expect it combines voyeuristic vocals, reverb-washed guitars and driving rhythms, resulting in an album that subtly acknowledges the band’s influences from Can to Sonic Youth. The first taste comes … Continue reading Gaoler’s Daughter To Release Debut Album – How To Make Time

New Single From Gaoler’s Daughter

We’ve long been admirers of Gaoler’s Daughter and they have returned with a cracking new single, St Peter, which is released on the 2nd October. This time the band have upped the tempo and delivered a song that is more urgent and direct, charging ahead on a clatter of percussion and guitars before settling into a groove that recalls the halycon days of prime Echo & The Bunnymen. The … Continue reading New Single From Gaoler’s Daughter

Gaoler’s Daughter Release Rhyme & Treason EP Today

Gaoler’s Daughter have featured a couple of times on MM – they have the ability to combine an ear for a great melody with an engaging blend of indie and folk that sets them apart from the majority of new bands in this rather overcrowded arena. Their Rhyme & Treason EP gets a release today and here is the radio edit of Angry Eyes that … Continue reading Gaoler’s Daughter Release Rhyme & Treason EP Today

Mad Mackerel’s 2010 Top Ten Series: No 3, Dr Roddy

Here at MM we share, chat, argue, bury and praise music on a pretty regular basis…like daily. So throughout the year, the Mackerel crew (Mrs Mackerel, Barry-Sean, Christy-Popper, Dr Roddy, Polly Pocket, Starbar, MM and others) keep their own ever-changing top tens ready for publication at the climax of the festive season. Now is the time to reveal all… Our third contribution this year comes … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s 2010 Top Ten Series: No 3, Dr Roddy

New EP from Gaoler’s Daughter

My, they’re a good looking bunch aren’t they! We’ve posted about Gaoler’s Daughter a couple of times on Mad Mackerel and they’ve definitely been one of those bands we’ve marked out as worth keeping an eye on. An unusual mix of styles and sounds and a great ear for melody means they demand the listener’s attention and then retain the capacity to consistently surprise them. … Continue reading New EP from Gaoler’s Daughter