Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

A slightly quieter week due I suspect to Thanksgiving, but still we have eight new songs from you. Check out tracks from Father John Misty, Cate Le Bon, Howe Gelb and Tim Cohen (of the Fresh & Onlys), another taste from the Lower Plenty’s album Sister Sister, as well as excellent new singles from  Proper Ornaments, Beachheads and Matthew Squires & The Learning Disorders. Over … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 25)

The in-box overfloweth with new tunes, videos and music of every variety. Even once we’ve deleted the electro-trance-house-mash-up-rave-bangers and all the shitty remixes there are still far too many good tracks to share with you. Here are ten of them – from baroque pop to slacker indie rock and from pastoral Americana to garage punk. An eclectic digital jukebox and something for anyone with a modicum … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 25)

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2013

Here are the very best of our downloads from March’s posts together with a few new tunes for your listening pleasure. So close to 30 tracks in all – a perfect playlist to kick off April. Quite Parade – Edge of the Ocean A perfectly judged slice of Canadian indie rock, it is an anthem about a dying town that seems hopeless but is still … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2013

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2013

So, all things considered January got off to a rip-roaring start where new tunes are concerned. Here is our selection of our best of the month’s downloads (27 in all) and a few new tunes too – more than 30 to pick from, so blow those January blues away with these babies. Prissy Clerks – Bruise or Be Bruised Mix of fuzzed up punk and … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2013

Introducing >>> Lower Plenty

The always excellent Fire Records have delved further in to the Australian underground with the signing of Melbourne-based four-piece Lower Plenty. Their transfixing LP Hard Rubbish was voted Album of the Year 2012 on Aussie indie bible Mess + Noise and is now due for a worldwide release in April. Named after a Melbourne suburb, Lower Plenty create beautifully melancholy, suburban-country music that’s made (and often … Continue reading Introducing >>> Lower Plenty