Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Despite it being the height of the holiday season we’ve still collected together ten new songs for you from the past week. They include the return of Warpaint as well as more new tracks from Cass McCombs, Cheena, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, and JEFF The Brotherhood, and some lovely folk from Lisa / Liza. Explore away… Cass McCombs – Medusa’s Outhouse of Montreal – Let’s Relate … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Having spent a mighty fine week soaking up the sunshine in Crete we are feeling pretty good about life. And if that wasn’t enough here are ten of the best of the week’s new releases (as judged by us of course). They Include the very welcome return of fire and brimstone gothic folkies Wovenhand and Argentinian garage-posters Las Kellies, cracking tracks from Bueno and Okkervil River, … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here they are, all wrapped and presented in a tidy bow for you. Ten new songs from the past week including Screaming Females, Goat, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, of Montreal, a gorgeous new song from Alex Bleeker and an excellent cover of Gun Club’s classic Sex Beat by Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan. Good stuff indeed. Happy weekend. Screaming Females – Skeleton Jeff The Brotherhood – Punishment … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Seven days, nine new songs, all winners. Courtney Barnett – Boxing Days Blues Revisited JEFF The Brotherhood – Radiating Fiber Plane Besnard Lakes – Golden Lion Cass McCombs – Evangeline William Elliott Whitmore – Civilisations Hiccup – Whatevs, Its Cool Powderburns – Not Right (Stooges cover) Cheatahs – Su-Pra Mothers – It Hurts Until It Doesn’t                     Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Another seven days older… another seven days of new tunes. Enjoy. 1. Fidlar – 40oz On Repeat 2. Sea Lion – Ghostlands 3. Sleaford Mods – Face To Faces 4. JEFF The Brotherhood – In My Mouth 5. Spraynard – Applebee’s Bar 6. Chelsea Wolfe – Carrion Flowers 7. Jawbreaker Reunion – Your X 8. Black Mountain – Black Mountain (demo) 9. Beirut – No … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our regular round up of the songs you really should have heard already this week, chief among them a brand new song from MM fave Sharon Van Etten, a couple of cracking covers and a newly discovered Jason Molina song with Will Oldham and Alasdhair Roberts. Enjoy. 1. Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down 2. The Smoke Fairies – Steal Softly … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Some Free Stuff You Need

There has been a little burst of free samplers and downloads hit the web recently and some are very much worth a few moments of your time to check out and get hold of – after all what is there to lose apart from your e-mail privacy? First up is the brilliant Garage Swim compilation, curated under Adult Swim’s Williams Street Records label. It consists of … Continue reading Some Free Stuff You Need

Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year: Part 1 (50-31)

So, as the New Year approaches, here are our favourite albums of 2011 for your consideration. Feel free to dispute, argue, or otherwise put us right because, if nothing else, music is as about as subjective topic as it is possible to get. Some of these may not be the “best” albums of the year as far as the critics are concerned, but that matters … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year: Part 1 (50-31)