Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year: Part 2 (30 – 11)

Carrying on from where we left off yesterday… 30 Josh T Pearson – Last Of The Country Gentlemen Download Josh T Pearson – Woman When I’ve Raised Hell…(Alternative Version) mp3 a 29 Real Estate – Days Download Real Estate – Green Aisles mp3 (from Days) Download Real Estate – It’s Real mp3 (from Days) a 28 Gillian Welch – The Harrow & The Harvest Download Gillian Welch – The Way It Goes … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year: Part 2 (30 – 11)

Christmas Post 1: Josh T Pearson’s O Holy Night

We admit it! Christmas is coming and we’re happy! The snowflakes are turned on and we’ll be posting a whole load of Christmas specials and other festive bits over the next month. First up is Josh T Pearson who has deservedly won many plaudits and accolades for his deeply personal and affecting album Last Of The Country Gentlemen, most recent of which was Rough Trade’s selection … Continue reading Christmas Post 1: Josh T Pearson’s O Holy Night

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

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March

Another bonanza month. Another round up of the very best tracks we posted in March. Another selection of new tunes to get your teeth into too. So without further ado… Download White Denim – Drug mp3 (from D) First taste of rockers new album. Bodes well. Very well. Download The Everymen – Ballad Of Sarin mp3 (from Hello, Nice Evening. We Are The Everymen) Cocksure but not … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March

OK…We Confess. We Missed These!

We missed these. They are all excellent and we missed them. So just in case, (like us) you are late coming to them, then you’re in for a real treat – from the unwavering desolation of Josh T Pearson to the gung-ho garage riffs of Jeff The Brotherhood, all of these should (if we’d been doing our job properly) have been up on MM long … Continue reading OK…We Confess. We Missed These!

Video Round Up

We seemed to have received a whole bunch of interesting, oddball, sweet, and unusual videos recently. Here’s the pick of the bunch… Fresh from supporting Frankie & The Heartstrings and Summer Camp and receiving praise from the likes of The Guardian, Snipe and NME, Big Deal’s debut single Homework is finally out this week on limited 7” through Records, Records, Records, Records. They have released … Continue reading Video Round Up