New Album From Kye Alfred Hillig

Kye Alfred Hillig is somewhat of a chameleon singer-songwriter, experimenting and adjusting his sound with every release and keeping his listeners on their toes. We were big fans of his last release, 2014’s The Buddhist, and on his fifth studio album he has been joined by multiple local musicians and has attempted to yet again put a sonic twist to his sometimes dark yet compelling narrative style. As … Continue reading New Album From Kye Alfred Hillig

Best of the Year: Mad Mackerel’s Top Twenty

And so we bring our round up of favourite songs, albums, covers, and guilty pleasures to a close with the final “best of” post, Mad Mackerel’s own top twenty. 20 Kye Alfred Hillig – My Young Love Was As Blind As Ray Charles And Half As Cold As Heat . 19 Parquet Courts – Black And White . 18 Jamie T – The Prophet . 17 … Continue reading Best of the Year: Mad Mackerel’s Top Twenty

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 80 – 61

Here is the second instalment of our countdown of our favourite 100 tunes of the year. Enjoy and check back tomorrow for numbers 60 down to 41. 80 Greylag – Yours To Shake . 79 Ty Segall – Feel . 78 The War On Drugs – Under The Pressure . 77 Jessica Lea Mayfield – Party Drugs . 76 Tweak Bird – Greens . 75 … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 80 – 61

Mad Mackerel Recommends… Kye Alfred Hillig

We’re a bit late to The Buddhist, the new album from Kye Alfred Hillig that saw a release around a month ago and is available as a free download via Bandcamp. But better late than never, with song titles like Some Good Things Just Have To Die, We Buried A Cop (download it below), and stunning album opener My Young Love Was As Blind As Ray Charles … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends… Kye Alfred Hillig