MM Shorts 339: New Graceful Slicks Demo

Well, not that new actually as we’ve been sat on it for a while – since February in fact. However, better late than ever, this latest three track demo from the Graceful Slicks is available from the band’s Bandcamp page here as a free download. It is another set of fine spacey, psychedelia and lovers of the Wooden Shjips, Moon Duo and similar will find … Continue reading MM Shorts 339: New Graceful Slicks Demo

Freak Out With The Graceful Slicks

The Graceful Slicks are Oxford’s very own psych-rock warriors pumping out swirling, stoned, krautrock inspired grooves with a tasty side order of blues inflected garage and shoegaze. They have made a few demo EPs available via their Bandcamp pages and the latest (Demo 4) has three excellent tracks to sample. So seeing as it is Friday, why not turn down the lights, stick on the … Continue reading Freak Out With The Graceful Slicks

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: April 2011

Another month, another mix. A collection of twenty or so of the best tunes we posted in April plus a couple of tasty new ones. Download, hit play, relax. Download Ha Ha Tonka – Usual Suspects mp3 (from Death Of A Decade) Soulful, catchy, country rock. Download Sweet Lights – The Shortest Man On Earth mp3 (from Digital Single) Beautifully judged excursion into the world of classic sunshine and … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: April 2011

Introducing…The Graceful Slicks

The Graceful Slicks make a perfect follow-on from today’s Night Beats post being the meandering jam (pun intended) in the Night Beat’s rumbling sonic sandwich. They are a relatively new band and hail from our own home town of Oxford. We received a cool looking demo CD in the post and having seen some nice words about them from our friend Ronan (who runs Oxford’s … Continue reading Introducing…The Graceful Slicks