Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Check out our selection of the best of the new releases from this week. New songs from Slaves, Wytches and a rocking’ cover of a Led Zeppelin classic from La Sera should blast the weekend cobwebs away while Hiss Golden Messenger, Jess Williamson and Moses Sumney offer up altogether more gentle and fragile fare. Enjoy. Slaves – Consume Or Be Consumed La Sera – Whole Lotta … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard… Last Week

The trip to deposit our eldest at University meant we couldn’t get this ready in time at the weekend. So belatedly as he discovers the joys of student freedom, here are our quick picks from the rest of the best of the new releases last week. Enjoy (nearly) new tracks from the likes of Kim Gordon, Purling Hiss, La Sera, Damaged Bug and a fine … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard… Last Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here is the selection from the Mad Mackerel jury for our choice cuts from the past seven days. Enjoy. Black Mountain – Mothers Of The Sun Rogue Wave – What Is Left To Solve The Castillians – Come What May Witching Waves – Pitiless La Sera – I Need An Angel Thao & The Get Down Stay Down – Astonished Man Purling Hiss – My … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our penultimate round up of the year of the best of the week’s new releases. This week eight tracks from indie rock to honky tonk to folk to psych rock. Margo Price – Hurtin’ (On The Bottle) Nada Surf – Believe You’re Mine La Sera – High Notes Matt Kivel – Jamie’s M. Ward – Girl From Conejo Valley Cheatahs – Freak Waves Dan Sartain … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: March – May (Part 1)

Previously we’ve just offered Best of the Month postings with downloads, but that excludes so many quality songs we’ve decided to just post our favourite tracks – irrespective of whether they are free to download or not. If you like them add them to your Spotify playlists or do the old fashioned thing and download them from iTunes, Bandcamp, or wherever. Anyway, with a bit … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: March – May (Part 1)

La Sera – Losing To The Dark

Following the sad news that the Vivian Girls have decided to call it a day, we have at least received some form of compensation in the shape of La Sera’s fabulous first single, Losing To The Dark, taken from their forthcoming third album Hour of the Dawn. La Sera is the project of Katy Goodman, founding member of the Vivian Girls and All Saint’s Day, and … Continue reading La Sera – Losing To The Dark