Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 3: 10-1)

And to complete our Best of Year postings, we have our favourite ten albums from 2013. Every single one is superb… 10 Black Angels – Indigo Meadow . 9 Wooden Wand – Blood Oaths Of The New Blues . 8 Vandaveer – Oh, Willie, Please . 7 Jus Post Bellum – Oh, July . 6 Wooden Shjips – Back To Land . 5 T. Hardy … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 3: 10-1)

Mrs Mackerel’s Top Songs of 2013

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year that we’ve posted over the past few days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. Today it is the turn of Mrs Mackerel. 20. Steve Mason – A Lot of Love Love the piano on this song and the catchy, sing-a-long chorus – a guaranteed earworm if I had any (ears … Continue reading Mrs Mackerel’s Top Songs of 2013

Videos of the Day: Pangea || Dinosaur Bones || Jus Post Bellum || Eureka Birds

Enjoy videos from Pangea, and from Dinosaur Bones. We also have one of our favourite new discoveries in Jus Post Bellum and lastly the Eureka Birds with their excellently animated video for recent album standout track Fastest. . . . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Pangea || Dinosaur Bones || Jus Post Bellum || Eureka Birds

MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 50 – 26

Part three of our favourite 100 tracks of 2013. Today we’re counting down from 50 – 26. 50 Hanni El Khatib – Nobody Move In Hanni El Khatib’s biog on Wikipedia he says that his “…music is for anyone who has ever been shot or hit by a train“. I think that this is a good way to describe this tune as it hits you … Continue reading MAD MACKEREL’S TOP TRACKS OF 2013: 50 – 26

New Track From Jus Post Bellum

We recently posted the country twang of Gimme That Gun from Jus Post Bellum’s new album Oh July, and it has gone on to become one of our favourite tracks of the moment. They’ve followed it up with another exceptional track, the civil war inspired Abe and Johnny – this is dark, intensely beautiful, and throughly authentic, Americana of the very best kind. Have a listen – … Continue reading New Track From Jus Post Bellum