Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: February 2013

Here is our selection of the best of our February downloads together with a few brand new tracks to dig into. So go on. Knock yourself out. Blank Realm – Cleaning Up My Mess Sitting somewhere between the melancholic churn and burn of Mercury Rev and the noisy squall of Sonic Youth, the four-piece gleefully meld psychedelia with punk and pop and even a smattering … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: February 2013

First Song From Low’s Tenth Record…

Venerable and melancholic indie veterans Low are marking their twentieth anniversary by releasing their tenth record, The Invisible Way, on Sub Pop Records on the 18th March. Produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, the record is if anything, even starker then previous releases. It tackles large issues too, “the songs are about intimacy, the drug war, the class war, plain old war war, archaeology and love,” says founding … Continue reading First Song From Low’s Tenth Record…

Uncut Magazine’s Best Of The Year Free CD

Like all the big music magazines in the UK, Uncut is publishing their top 50 albums of the year in their current issue and thankfully unlike Q, they have managed to avoid the monumental foolishness of putting Florence & The Machine at Number 1. They are also giving away a pretty decent cover CD with tracks from some of their favourite 2011 albums including Josh … Continue reading Uncut Magazine’s Best Of The Year Free CD