Lost Brothers – After The Fire

Happy New Year! Our top 100 tunes of 2019 will be coming shortly, but in the meantime the Lost Brothers have unveiled the second single and video from their forthcoming album After The Fire After The Rain (out on the 7th February). Appropriately enough the new song is the title track and was recorded in Brooklyn New York – long standing MM faves, M.Ward and Howe … Continue reading Lost Brothers – After The Fire

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Dr Roddy’s Selections

I have been absent from the house of Mackerel for a couple of years now, and have missed this time of year so it is nice to be welcomed back to the shoal. What a time to re-join, a bountiful year of boss tuneage. 10 Drenge – Bonfire Of The City Boys Always nice to receive a playlist with Drenge on it. I have loved … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Dr Roddy’s Selections

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)

The Lost Brothers – Come Tomorrow

Irish duo The Lost Brothers recently released new album Halfway Towards A Healing has been rightly picking up some great reviews, and new single Come Tomorrow may be our favourite track from the record. It is a gently insistent folk song complete with their trademark tender harmonies and sense of bruised heartache and is a absolute gem of a tune. Stream it here.   Continue reading The Lost Brothers – Come Tomorrow

Festive Post No 5: The Lost Brothers

The Lost Brothers have a lovely Christmas charity single available this year. The track is called Little Angel and features the irish duo’s distinct harmony vocals and sweet acoustic picking, pedal steel and some grand brass. It is available for free from Soundcloud but the band ask that fans that download it donate money to a childrens charity of their choice. It’s also available from all good … Continue reading Festive Post No 5: The Lost Brothers

New Album From The Lost Brothers

The Lost Brothers have announced their new album, New Songs Of Dawn and Dust which is out 22nd Sept on Lojinx. The irish lo-fi folk duo have also unveiled the gently, rolling folk of Gold And Silver, a free download from the album. The album is the duo’s fourth album and is the start of something new, with a new production relationship with The Coral … Continue reading New Album From The Lost Brothers

Mrs Mackerel’s Top Songs Of 2012

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year posts over the past five days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. Next for your listening pleasure is Mrs Mackerel… 25. Tom Williams & the Boat – My Bones 24. Richard Hawley – The Wood Collier’s Grave a 23. Boombox Hearts – 100 (The Latest Flame) Download The Boombox Hearts … Continue reading Mrs Mackerel’s Top Songs Of 2012

2012 MAD MACKEREL’S 100 FAVOURITE SONGS PART 3: 60 – 41

Today we reach the halfway mark of our favourite 100 songs of 2012. Here are numbers 60 – 41 for your listening pleasure. You can check out numbers 100 – 81 here and yesterday’s post of 80 – 61 here. And on we go… 60 JAMES LEVY & THE BLOOD RED ROSE – YOU SNEAK INTO MY ROOM A real mellow chill out tune. Reminds … Continue reading 2012 MAD MACKEREL’S 100 FAVOURITE SONGS PART 3: 60 – 41