NIne Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Joe Strummer – Czechoslovak Song / Where Is England The Men – Ailment Anna St. Louis – Desert Hater – Things To Keep Up With PAINT – Daily Gazette Methyl Ethel – Scream Whole Jeff Tweedy – Some Birds Death Valley Girls – Street Justice Kevin Devine – Into The Great Wide Open (Tom Petty cover)                     Continue reading NIne Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Protomartyr & Spray Paint – Corinthian Leather Mass Gothic – How I Love You Houndmouth – Golden Age Iron & Wine – What Hurts Worse Kevin Devine – Prehistoric  (Now Now cover) Swearin’ – Grow Into A Ghost The Molochs – Too Lost In Love                   Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Kevin Devine – Kuala Lumpur

Singer songwriter Kevin Devine has shared his new song Kuala Lumpur, which comes off of his split with Craig Finn & The Uptown Controllers. Inspired by a daydream, the energetic strum of the upbeat track reveals a darker side through the lyrics. Stream it below. Devinyl Splits No. 7, is set to be released on March 30th on Bad Timing Records.   Continue reading Kevin Devine – Kuala Lumpur

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Angel Olsen – Special Screaming Females – Black Moon Hiss Golden Messenger – John The Gun The Cornshed Sisters – Running Torres – Helen In The Woods Deep Dark Woods – Fallen Leaves Weaves featuring Tanya Tagaq – Scream Kevin Devine featuring Half Waif – I Was Alive Back Then Laura Baird – Pretty Polly                     … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Truck Festival 2017

Technical issues have meant we’ve been quieter than usual this week, but hopefully with all those resolved we can get back to normal service. It is a shame as we spent the weekend with middle sprat wallowing ankle, and sometimes knee, deep in swampy mud at Truck Festival. Truck has been a bit of a Mackerel family institution for a few years now, a small(ish) … Continue reading Truck Festival 2017

Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

NOTS – No Novelty Slim Cessna’s Auto Club – Commandment 7 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jesus Alone Las Kellies – I Don’t Care Wovenhand – Golden Blossom Kevin Devine – No History Cherry Glazerr – Told You I’d Be With The Guys Adam Torres – Juniper Arms Devendra Banhart – Saturday Night Public Access T.V. – End Of An Era John Murry … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Videos of the Day: Tom Brosseau || Agnes Obel || TURCHI || Kevin Devine

Videos from the Americana, folk and singer-songwriter stables this morning – kick back and enjoy the lovely sounds and sweet melancholia of Tom Brosseau, Agnes Obel and Kevin Devine, and Turchi’s footage from one of the trippiest, most reviled/beloved cult films of all time, The Terror of Tiny Town – an ideal fit for their fuzzy, gritty, black and white lensed take on Americana. . . . … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Tom Brosseau || Agnes Obel || TURCHI || Kevin Devine

Videos of the Day: Phosphorescent || Love Inks || Kevin Devine || David Bronson

Videos today from the wonderful Phosphorescent with Matthew Houck covering Vampire Weekend’s Ya Hey. We have Austin trio Love Inks and the succinct indie-pop melodies of Time, the video for the excellent title track from singer-songwriter Kevin Devine’s album Bubblegum, and lastly the elegant sound of David Bronson and his video for the reflective Incompetent Assassin. . . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Phosphorescent || Love Inks || Kevin Devine || David Bronson

Mad Mackerel Rounds ‘Em Up

So we have 200+ songs marked for potential posting sat patiently waiting in our in-box, and a whole host more diligently collected from the nooks and crannies of the web. Time then for a round-up of some of the most deserving of your ears. Without further ado, lets set out our stall with Aussie troubadour Owls of the Swamp’s beautiful and sweetly sorrowful Happiness Is A Sad … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Rounds ‘Em Up