Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2014

After a too long hiatus, we’ve resurrected our best of the month mix capturing our favourite tunes from October’s posts, plus a couple of new tracks too. So more than 25 songs to discover…dive in! The September Girls – Veneer Dark-hearted pop smothered in drenched feedback . God Damn – Horus A red-hot burning molten pot of pop hooks and grinding, bludgeoning riffs and rhythms. . … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2014

Another From Maggie Bjorklund

Danish pedal steelist/singer Maggie Bjorklund has revealed a second track from her new album Shaken which is out next week via one of our favourite labels, Bloodshot Records. Fro Fro Heart, featuring Lambchop’s Kurt Wagner, is one of the standout tracks and absolutely demands a listen. Brooding, profound and unforgettable. It is stunning stuff. . Continue reading Another From Maggie Bjorklund

Maggie Bjorklund To Release Shaken

Maggie Bjorklund is a pedal steel guitarist/singer/composer from Copenhagen, Denmark. She has made a name for herself as a stylistically unique musician, combining the tastes and techniques a wide variety of music – country, indie rock, film scores, psychedelia, pop – into a seamless blend of roots music. Her new album Shaken was written while Bjorklund was recently tending to her mother in the hospital, … Continue reading Maggie Bjorklund To Release Shaken

Introducing…Maggie Bjorklund

Coming Home is a solo outing from Denmark’s Maggie Bjorklund, released via the excellent Bloodshot Records. The album is a wonderful mix of instrumentals and collaborations with other artists such as Rachel Flotard, Jon Auer and best of all, Mrs Mackerel’s fave, the gravel voiced crooner Mark Lanegan. Meanwhile more Mrs M faves in the shape of Joey Burns and John Convertino of Calexico provide … Continue reading Introducing…Maggie Bjorklund