American Songwriter’s Free January Muse Sampler

In conjunction with their January/February issue, American Songwriter have put together another in their free sampler series, this time featuring twelve tracks from artists including Matt Costa, Dropkick Murphys, The Lost Bayou Ramblers with Scarlett Johansson, Night Beds, Matthew Ryan and plenty more. Here are a couple of standouts from it, or you can grab the whole thing from their Bandcamp page here. a Continue reading American Songwriter’s Free January Muse Sampler

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2012

Even though Christmas is looming and the deluge of end-of-year best of lists are starting to appear on the horizon, November still gave us plenty of cracking new tunes to enjoy. Here are our pick of the best of the downloads from November’s posts, together with a few newbies to tickle the earbuds too. Dive in. Download Crushed Out – Push Down & Twist mp3 (from Want … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: November 2012

Round Up Time Again

Time for another trawl through the in-box and round our favourite music sites to bring you a whole host of goodies to enjoy. First up is a new free song from Bear Driver – layers of sound create a swooning dream pop song of chiming surfed up guitar lines, clattering drums, and melancholic synths. This newly built sound they have dubbed ‘patchwork-pop’! a Widowspeak have a … Continue reading Round Up Time Again

Lots Of Free Stuff

We’ve grabbed ourselves a whole host of free stuff recently from Noisetrade, Insound and American Songwriter that is just too good not to share. Noisetrade have put up free downloads from Said The Whale, Josh Rouse & The Long Vacations, Rachael Yamagata, The Kansas Bible Country and Joshua James (with a free download of his brilliant 2009 album Build Me This). Insound’s latest free mixtape features (amongst … Continue reading Lots Of Free Stuff