The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 10)

Countdown continues. Here are songs 60 – 51 in our favourite tunes of the past ten years. 60 Bon Iver – Bloodbank (2009) Atmospheric, cabin-folk propelled by a woodsy, acoustic strum and cooly whispered vocals.   59 Jones Street Station – The Understanding (2012)   Like if the Beach Boys had played folk music – a wonderful sense of melody and intricate rhythms played with … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 10)

New Video From Jones Street Station

Back in February we posted about Jones Street Station and their track Understanding, which we described as being “like if the Beach Boys played folk music – a wonderful sense of melody and intricate rhythms played with a joyous abandon and sense of fun.” Well, here is the brand new video for said track. Enjoy. a Download Jones Street Station – The Understanding mp3 Continue reading New Video From Jones Street Station

Joe’s Birthday Mix

One of the advantages of having a blog like this is being able to make up the rules as you go along, and today that means giving the limelight to our youngest Joe, who reaches the ripe old age of seven today. Now, we are all guilty of bias and of nepotism at times (and this is one of them), but I think you’d be … Continue reading Joe’s Birthday Mix

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February

Here we are again. A mix of the best tracks we posted in February and a few new ones too. Twenty seven cracking songs to immerse yourself in! Download O’Death – Bugs mp3 (from Outside) Echoes of their ramshackle and punkish best, but this time it is cocooned in something more subtle and thoughtful too. Download The Whalers – That Rabbit mp3 (from How The Ship Goes … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February

Introducing…Jones Street Station

This song has popped up on a few dog walks recently. It makes us think this is what it would be like if the Beach Boys played folk music – a wonderful sense of melody and intricate rhythms played with a joyous abandon and sense of fun. Check out The Understanding from their forthcoming album – it is a little gem. Visit their MySpace here. … Continue reading Introducing…Jones Street Station