The Lowest Pair – The Perfect Plan

For a few years Americana duo The Lowest Pair were regular features on MM, but to our shame this is the first music we’ve shared of theirs since 2015. Our bad undoubtedly, but their new album (released last week) The Perfect Plan is a great reminder of what we’ve been missing. Clawhammer banjo and acoustic guitar are still at the heart of a subtly more fleshed out … Continue reading The Lowest Pair – The Perfect Plan

Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part One)

Despite it being the summer months, the quality and quantity of new releases coming our way shows no signs of slowing – quite the opposite in fact. Here then is part one of our round up of fifteen picks from the past seven days. 1. Mac DeMarco – I’ve Been Waiting For Her 2. Lowest Pair – Shortning Bread 3. Rayland Baxter – Mr. Rodriguez … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part One)

The Lowest Pair – Reckon I’m Fixin’ On Kickin’ Round to Pick a Little, Volume 1

Longstanding MM faves and Americana duo The Lowest Pair features the duel banjo picking of Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee. Draped in Kendl’s high lonesome harmonies and Palmer’s midwest croon, their sophomore effort, The Sacred Heart Sessions has been on regular rotation here at MM Towers. They are following it up with Reckon I’m Fixin’ On Kickin’ Round to Pick a Little, Volume 1, a collection … Continue reading The Lowest Pair – Reckon I’m Fixin’ On Kickin’ Round to Pick a Little, Volume 1

More From The Lowest Pair

We’ve posted about the gorgeous banjo led folk of the Lowest Pair a few times on Mad Mackerel, but the latest track to be shared, In The During Of A Moment, might well be their finest yet. A sublime, simply picked folk tune with haunting vocals that are as tender as they are poignant. Give it a spin. The album, The Sacred Heart Sessions, is out on … Continue reading More From The Lowest Pair

New Album From The Lowest Pair

The Lowest Pair features the duel banjo picking of Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee. Draped in Kendl’s high lonesome harmonies and Palmer’s Midwest croon, we featured their debut 36¢ back in February. Team Love will release their sophomore album, The Sacred Heart Sessions in February. Check out the gorgeous harmonies and sweet picking of Rosie. . Continue reading New Album From The Lowest Pair

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February 2014

Another month, another free mix of the best of our downloads from February. As always the mix includes some new tunes too from the retro 60s swagger of The Rebel Light, quirky bedroom pop from Copenhagen’s Eerie Glue, the excellent Lou Reed inspired, slacker rock of Posse, and King of Prussia’s literate, indie pop jangle. Download them all below. . The Woodgrains – Devils Disheveled … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February 2014