Left Lane Cruiser – The Waltz

Raw blues duo Left Lane Cruiser are back with a new record, Shake and Bake – meaning another tasty helping of their lowdown, sleaze-ridden garage blues. The Waltz is the latest track shared from the record and it is a heavy-duty monolith of fuzzy, fried rock’n’roll, just like the devil intended. Give it a spin here. The album is out on the 31st May via Alive NaturalSound … Continue reading Left Lane Cruiser – The Waltz

Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Offa Rex – The Queen of Hearts Lydia Loveless – Desire The Deslondes – Muddy Water Black Lips – Occidental Front Hunx & His Punx – Baby Of The Band Left Lane Cruiser – The Point Is Over Flowing The Geraldine Fibbers – Thank You For Giving Me Life                 Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

You know the score – a sweep up of some of the week’s best new releases, new tunes and new artists. This week we have no less than eleven tracks for you including The Avett Brothers, Left Lane Cruiser, The Devil Makes Three, Deerhoof and plenty more. Dive in… The Avett Brothers – Satan Pulls The Strings Band Of Horses – Barrel House Holly Miranda … Continue reading Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Another day, another week, another collection of ten excellent tunes from the past seven days collected for your listening pleasure and gratification. 1. Torres – Cowboy Guilt 2. Creepoid – Dried Out 3. Loop – Precession 4. Sweet Spirit & Britt Daniel – Have Mercy 5. Left Lane Cruiser – Tres Borrachos 6. Little Wings – Where 7. Thee Oh Sees – Withered Hand 8. … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2013

Here (better late than never) are our favourite download picks from our August posts, together with a few new tunes. Altogether a genre-busting mix of nearly 20 great songs. Dive in! Spook Houses – Living The Dream Tempo-shifting, slacker pop. . The Great American Canyon Band – Lost At Sea Gorgeous, rural folk-pop. . Vikesh Kapoor – I Dreamt Blues A narrative about endless work … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2013

New Album From Left Lane Cruiser

Good news! Left Lane Cruiser’s Freddy J IV and Brenn Beck are back with a new album of voodoo hillbilly punk-blues, Rock Them Back To Hell. By all accounts they’ve matured a bit too, adding harmonica, organ and even something they term trash percussion (that’ll be battering the bejesus out of cardboard boxes, paint tins, trash cans then). In truth the boys live up to every … Continue reading New Album From Left Lane Cruiser

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February

Here we are again. A mix of the best tracks we posted in February and a few new ones too. Twenty seven cracking songs to immerse yourself in! Download O’Death – Bugs mp3 (from Outside) Echoes of their ramshackle and punkish best, but this time it is cocooned in something more subtle and thoughtful too. Download The Whalers – That Rabbit mp3 (from How The Ship Goes … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February

Left Lane Cruiser’s New Album

Ferocious trash-blues stompers Left Lane Cruiser will release their new album, Junkyard Speed Ball on Alive Records on 1st March. It will be out on CD, limited vinyl, and digital formats. Formed by Freddy J. Evans IV (guitar/vocals) and Brenn “Sausage Paw” Beck (drummer/percussion/vocals) they effortlessly mix southern-fried blues, garage, and brutal punk riffs into one glorious whiskey and gasoline soaked whole. The album is … Continue reading Left Lane Cruiser’s New Album