Eight Songs You Should Have Heard… Last Week

The trip to deposit our eldest at University meant we couldn’t get this ready in time at the weekend. So belatedly as he discovers the joys of student freedom, here are our quick picks from the rest of the best of the new releases last week. Enjoy (nearly) new tracks from the likes of Kim Gordon, Purling Hiss, La Sera, Damaged Bug and a fine … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard… Last Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our penultimate round up of the year of the best of the week’s new releases. This week eight tracks from indie rock to honky tonk to folk to psych rock. Margo Price – Hurtin’ (On The Bottle) Nada Surf – Believe You’re Mine La Sera – High Notes Matt Kivel – Jamie’s M. Ward – Girl From Conejo Valley Cheatahs – Freak Waves Dan Sartain … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Best of the Year: Mrs Mackerel’s Top Twenty

Our penultimate offering comes in the shape of Mrs Mackerel’s favourite songs of 2014… …I think, being a fish of some advancing years now, I know what I like – but at least that ranges quite widely (she says, defiantly). As usual, though, I’m late to deadline, so without further pontification or procrastination, here are my favourite songs of 2014. 20. War On Drugs – … Continue reading Best of the Year: Mrs Mackerel’s Top Twenty

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 60-41

Day three of our countdown – tracks 60 through to 41 of our favourite songs of the year. 60 Cate Le Bon – He’s Leaving . 59 Jamie T – The Prophet . 58 Mark Lanegan Band – Sad Lover . 57 The Districts – Funeral Beds . 56 The Amazing Snakeheads – Here It Comes Again . 55 Sleaford Mods – Routine Dean . … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of 2014: 60-41

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

1. Invisible Familiars – Clever Devil 2. Real Lies – North Circular 3. Alice Boman – Red Eyes (War On Drugs Cover) 4. Arborea – Sea Of Polaris 5. Castanets – Out For The West 6. Matt Kivel – Open Road 7. J Mascis – Every Morning 8. The Wytches – The Holy Tightrope . . . . . . . . . Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week