Foxtails Brigade Cover Joanna Newsom

It has been three years or so since we featured Bay Area-based orchestral indie-pop band Foxtails Brigade. Earlier this year, the group was asked to participate in a Joanna Newsom tribute concert and it was from this that they went on to record their latest offering, an endearing and sweetly poetic cover of Newsom’s Book Of Right On. Stream or download it below.     Continue reading Foxtails Brigade Cover Joanna Newsom

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

This weekend, why not relax with our regular pick of the best new releases and tunes of the past seven days. Father John Misty – The Memo Israel Nash – The Fire & The Flood Joanna Newsom – Leaving The City Bruising – Emo Friends Mount Moriah – Calvander Wytches – Darker Waters – Up Up Up Jacuzzi Boys – Wildflower Hazel English – Fix   … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday (13th April)

So much can happen in one week, even when you feel that time stands still. Simone Felice at the Jericho Tavern, for example. There I was, MM photographer for the night, fins flailing, blinding everyone by inadvertently turning on the flash. Fortunately no-one asked me to leave, particularly as it was such a great gig. More like a front room jam. A couple of days … Continue reading Mrs Mackerel’s TFI Friday (13th April)

Free End of the Road Festival Mix

Today Barry-Sean and I head off, pop up tents in tow, to the marvellous End of the Road festival in lovely Dorset. Once again sold out, last year’s inaugural trip turned into the best festival visit we’ve ever had, and we’re looking forward to more of the same over the next few days. Even the weather forecast is good! Once again we have a huge … Continue reading Free End of the Road Festival Mix