Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard Last Week And Already This Week…

We never quite finished off our regular weekend post and already we have had new songs from the wonderful Felice Brothers, Mountain Goats and Mac DeMarco amongst others this week. So what the heck, why not mash ’em all into one (lazy) post of some great new tunes from the last 10 days. So we have. Cabbage – Torture Felice Brothers – Poor Blind Birds Big … Continue reading Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard Last Week And Already This Week…

Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

  30 Meat Wave – The Incessant   29 L.A. Witch – L.A. Witch   28 Oh Sees – Orc   27 Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now   26 Deer Tick – Deer Tick Vol. 1   25 Ty Segall – Ty Segall   24 Public Service Broadcasting – Public Service Broadcasting   23 Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger In The Alps   22 Alvvays … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

75 Sleaford Mods – Moptop   74 Silver Torches – If I Reach   73 Idles – Divide And Conquer   72 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake   71 King Krule – Dum Surfer   70 Naomi Punk – Chapter II   69 The Reptaliens – If You Want   68 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press   67 Ron Gallo … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

Video Round Up

It’s been ages since we’ve posted a round up of some of the new music videos we’ve liked. Here then is a Sunday treat for you…eight of the best. Kevin Morby’s title track off his forthcoming record, City Music nearly hits the 7-minute mark and challenges what fans may have come to expect from him. The song builds like a slowly accelerating subway train, as does this … Continue reading Video Round Up

Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Justin Townes Earle – Graceland Hazel English – Love Is Dead Kevin Morby – Bag Of Rats Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit – Cumberland Gap Waxahatchee – Silver (Demo) ShitKid – Alright Big Thief – Breathe In My Lungs Trevor Sensor – High Beams Danny & The Champions Of The World – Swift Street Mac DeMarco – One More Love Song David Bazan – … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Car Seat Headrest – That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore  (Smiths cover) Royal Blood – Lights Out Iggy Pop – Asshole Blues Hurray For The Riff Raff – Be My Baby  (Ronettes cover) YAWN – Hum Land Of Talk – Loving (featuring Sharon Van Etten) Kevin Morby – Aboard My Train Wavves – Million Enemies                   Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Julien Baker – Good News (Piano Version) Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit – Hope The High Road BNQT – Unlikely Force Bonnie Prince Billy & Nathan Salsburg – Wallin Creek Girls Kevin Morby – Come To Me Now Diet Cig – Link In Bio The New Pornographers – Whiteout Conditions Marissa Nadler – Rosemary W.H. Lung – Nothing Is Soccer Mommy – Be Seeing … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2016

Here are our favourite albums of 2016. We have to go against the flow a bit and say up front there is no place for David Bowie. Great though he was, and tragic that he died two days after the release of a good album, for us that was what it was, a good album, but not a great one. And besides he is topping … Continue reading MM’s BEST ALBUMS OF 2016