Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

1. Meatbodies – Tremmors 2. Foxygen – How Can You Really 3. J Mascis – Wide Awake 4. Marissa Nadler – Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings (Father John Misty cover) 5. Allo Darlin’ – I Wanna Be Sedated (Ramones cover) 6. Purling Hiss – Learning Slowly 7. Cymbals Eat Guitars – Warning . . . . . . . . Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

More From The You Be My Heart Compilation

The fabulous You Be My Heart compilation, which we featured last November and which was released in December, is an extended love affair with the nonprofit 826 National, which is dedicated to offering “a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to explore their creativity and improve their writing skills.” San Francisco songwriter Devon Reed, who volunteers with 826, wrote all … Continue reading More From The You Be My Heart Compilation

Round-Up Time Already…

Now that the new year is slowly grinding into gear and starting to pick up some momentum, we are starting to see some really tasty new releases being promoted. Here is our pick of a few new tunes from new records that we are really looking forward to… First up, we have another gorgeous track from Marissa Nadler’s new album July, and a live taster of … Continue reading Round-Up Time Already…

Mad Mackerel’s Best Covers Of 2013

Here are our favourite covers of the year. Marissa Nadler & Angel Olson – Frisco Depot (Original by Mickey Newbury) . Shearwater – Fucked Up Life (Original by the Baptist Generals) . Unknown Mortal Orchestra – (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay (Original by Otis Redding) . Betse Ellis – Straight To Hell (Original by The Clash) . Jessica Lea Mayfield – I’m In … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Covers Of 2013

New Marissa Nadler Album

Long time MM fave, Marissa Nadler has announced details of her sixth album July, coming, appropriately enough, next February 4th on on Sacred Bones (US) and February 11th on Bella Union (everywhere else). The first taste is Dead City Emily, an almost six minute epic of eerie, haunting beauty where heartbreak is given an almost euphoric feel. Listen below. Mesmerise yourself. Continue reading New Marissa Nadler Album

More Covers From Marissa Nadler

Marissa Nadler inhabits a musical world of many landscapes, wandering between dream-folk, noir Country, southern gothic, plaintive ballads and all touch points in-between. Variously haunting, ethereal, heartbroken, bitter, sombre, painful, uplifting and poignant, she has a voice that transcends all genres and makes discovering her back catalogue a true delight. And throughout she has stamped her own mark on a range of different covers, even … Continue reading More Covers From Marissa Nadler

Marissa Nadler & Angel Olsen Cover Richard & Linda Thompson

A note on Marissa Nadler’s Soundcloud says “This is a Richard and Linda Thompson song. Angel Olsen and I have been working on some cover songs which I’m very excited about. This one is recorded Lo-fi but clean and clear. Stay tuned for more in the future.. and check out both her EP and her new record and go to her shows that are happening right now.” … Continue reading Marissa Nadler & Angel Olsen Cover Richard & Linda Thompson