MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 7 Scottish Kate

Scottish Kate is a great friend of this blog and has often offered her (sometimes pithy) opinions on the world of music – and very good taste she has too. She also runs the always excellent (sometimes pithy), and often provocative blog A Burdz Eye View for all things Scottish (of course), political and musical. Here are her aural selections for 2011. The Burd’s Best … Continue reading MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 7 Scottish Kate

MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 1 Polly Pocket

As with previous years we will be posting over the next few days the Top Ten track selections for 2011 of various MM friends and contributors, as well as our Best Albums of 2011 and own best of the year list. To kick us off we have Polly Pocket. 10. Friends – I’m His Girl A great getting ready to go out kind of a tune. … Continue reading MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 1 Polly Pocket

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January

Here is our regular round up of the best of January’s posts plus a couple of new tracks for your listening pleasure – all beautifully designed to make one perfect mixtape. Download Wooden Wand – The DNR Waltz mp3 More classic down-tempo folk from greatly underrated MM fave. Download Phosphorescent – Are You Ready For The Country? mp3 Riff-heavy, mean-assed cover which brilliantly captures the double-edged viciousness … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January

More from Josh Schroeder & Meredith Adelaide

Exactly a week ago we gave you the wonderful So It Goes from Meredith Adelaide and Josh Schroeder. In the seven days that have elapsed they have put up a new song for free download from their Bandcamp page (or indeed just below this text). Where Are You? is a more straight-forward indie ballad that this time has a more epic quality as it quietly … Continue reading More from Josh Schroeder & Meredith Adelaide

Introducing Josh Schroeder and Meredith Adelaide

Josh Schroeder and Meredith Adelaide met on a chilly fall morning in 2010 at the Little Nestucca River in Oregon. They were on the set of a video shoot acting out a scene where, in a perfect Pacific Northwest setting, Meredith was being serenaded by Josh. To keep their minds off the cold between takes, Josh and Meredith began talking about art, life, music and … Continue reading Introducing Josh Schroeder and Meredith Adelaide