Mad Mackerel’s Regular Round Up

The tunes are coming thick and fast again at the moment and keeping up is proving almost impossible. Here are a few of the tracks from the web and our inbox that have caught our ears over the past few days. First up Okkervil River who are riding high on the critical acclaim for the release of their latest full-length album I Am Very Far. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Regular Round Up

More From Julian Lynch

Julian Lynch’s new album Terra is out via Underwater Peoples on 26th April. We’ve already posted the title track and Back is the latest example of the slightly more organised and structured feel of the new record, without sacrificing the looseness and grooves that have helped make his name. You can pre-order here. Download Julian Lynch – Back mp3 (from Terra) Download Julian Lynch – … Continue reading More From Julian Lynch

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

Downloading issues fixed I think

Our downloading issues are fixed! Josh and a few other readers of MM had pointed out some issues with actually downloading the mp3s from the blog. After much investigation and some help from Uncle Mike, we think the problem is solved. Apparently the automatic advertising that WordPress adds to posts can mess up the link access and stop them being found properly. The answer? You … Continue reading Downloading issues fixed I think

MM’s Best Of The Month: May

Here is our usual end of the month round up of the very best tracks posted on Mad Mackerel, with a couple of new ones too. A perfect mixtape for May. Wilderness of Manitoba – Hermit mp3 Intimate and gorgeous, with haunting guitar lines and beautiful harmonies. Buffalo Moon – Beach Boy mp3 Summery pop, beach references, breezy beats and sweet lounge vocals. Sun Kil … Continue reading MM’s Best Of The Month: May