Videos of the Day: Simone Felice || Ivan & Alyosha || The Shilohs || The Eversons

New videos this morning from Simone Felice and a wonderful version of Splendor In The Grass from a recent session for the 316 Queens project, and from Ivan & Alyosha and their auditions in front of a cheerleaders group for their uptempo folk stomper Be Your Man. We also have a road trip of jangle pop from The Shilohs, and finally some cool animation from The Eversons for … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Simone Felice || Ivan & Alyosha || The Shilohs || The Eversons

Free Festive Treats

Posting our Best of Year lists has meant we’ve missed posting a few Christmas specials, so while it is not (quite) too late, here are some festive treats to brighten up your Christmas dinner… Rebekah Delgado has covered Mad World (Gary Jules had an Xmas no. 1 as we recall a few years ago covering this). Listen below or grab for free from here. a … Continue reading Free Festive Treats

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

Image (c) Big Pic A cracking month for new releases. Here is the some of the best of our posts from June, together with a couple of newbies for the perfect June mixtape. Check out some of the other ‘Best ofs’ in the sidebar too. The Hunting Accident – Aubergine Angular, compulsive, propulsive thump. a Download Damon Moon & The Whispering Drifters – The Fool mp3 (from Lungs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

MM Shorts 181: Another From Ivan & Alyosha

Following our post a couple of days ago about their free EP of demo tracks from forthcoming album, All The Times We Had, Ivan & Alyosha have now debuted the title track (which also features the vocals of Aimee Mann) as the first ‘proper’ track from the album. It is beautifully simple and melodic and tells a bittersweet tale of goodbye. Download Ivan & Alyosha … Continue reading MM Shorts 181: Another From Ivan & Alyosha

Free Ivan & Alyosha EP

Ivan & Alyosha are the latest to offer a free sample of their wares via NoiseTrade. Their EP is called The Cabin Sessions and features four demos of tracks that will appear on their forthcoming debut album All The Times We Had. It is a good opportunity to get a flavour of the new record after all the buzz that their excellent Fathers Be Kind … Continue reading Free Ivan & Alyosha EP