Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 3 (50-26)

Into the top half of our favourite songs of the year. Here are tracks 50 through to 26. 50 Murder By Death – True Dark   Murder By Death have built a career on gothic country rockers and sun-baked desert folk, yet even after all these years they still manage to surprise and True Dark is them at their twangiest best.   49 Fontaines DC … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 3 (50-26)

Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Titus Andronicus – Only A Hobo BRONCHO – Keep It In Line Phosphorescent – C’est La Vie No. 2 Courtney Barnett – Small Talk Kurt Vile – One Trick Ponies Flat Worms – The Apparition Death Valley Girls – (One Less Thing) Before I Die The Berries – Junkyard Dog Laura Gibson – Domestication SOAK – Everybody Loves You New Rose – Plenty Of Flowers … Continue reading Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

New Album From Laura Gibson

Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Laura Gibson has shared details of her new album, Goners, which will be released on 26th October via Barsuk Records. The album explores themes of grief and loss and the first taste is the haunting and beautiful Tenderness, an intimate and somewhat pensive fable that reflects, almost dreamlike, on how we project pain and lash out, holding on to each other’s trauma … Continue reading New Album From Laura Gibson

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here we are again, and another fine selection of new tunes from the past week for you to savour… Matthew E. White – Cool Out (Featuring Natalie Prass) Spookyland – God’s Eyes DIIV – Is The Is Are Adia Victoria – Dead Eyes Laura Gibson – The Cause Audacity – Dirty Boy Public Access T.V. – On Location Naps – Social Skills       … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2012

Here are the best of our January posts together with a few tasty new tracks. All in all nearly forty great tunes compiled and neatly presented in one lovely mix. As always, don’t forget to check out all our previous monthly mixes listed in the sidebar on the left. Download Night Genes – Soaring Through The Chromosomes mp3 (from Like The Blood) Infectiously catchy, military folk stomp. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2012

Thursday Means Six of the Best!

We’ve got new mp3s and downloads coming out of our ears…and hopefully into yours. So, here is our pick of the best new tracks currently doing the rounds. They include the cantering desert folk of Laura Gibson, the uncannily Syd Barrett like individual psychedelia of The Doozer, some primal garage rock from both King Khan & The Shrines and the wonderful Mind Spiders, some brain … Continue reading Thursday Means Six of the Best!