New Video: Mount Moriah – Baby Blue

Mount Moriah have shared Baby Blue, a gorgeous alt-country slow-burner, and it comes accompanied by a beautiful new video that aims to depict the quiet dignity in everyday life through a series of extended shots: including a man sharing a t-shirt with his newborn child, a woman sat on a doorstep eating pizza in the small hours of the morning, a man playing on his Gameboy … Continue reading New Video: Mount Moriah – Baby Blue

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 10)

After a temporary hiatus, we’re back with another round of jukebox style hits for you to trial and judge. Over to you. Hit or miss…   False Heads – Steal And Cheat  [RIYL: Bratty punk, Buzzcocks, Libertines]   Mount Moriah – Cardinal Cross  [RIYL: Alt-country, Sixteen Horsepower, Frontier Ruckus]   Sun Machine – Loudest Of Them  [RIYL: 60s Psych, Flaming Lips, Mercury Rev]   Big … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol. 10)

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

This weekend, why not relax with our regular pick of the best new releases and tunes of the past seven days. Father John Misty – The Memo Israel Nash – The Fire & The Flood Joanna Newsom – Leaving The City Bruising – Emo Friends Mount Moriah – Calvander Wytches – Darker Waters – Up Up Up Jacuzzi Boys – Wildflower Hazel English – Fix   … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: February 2013

Here is our selection of the best of our February downloads together with a few brand new tracks to dig into. So go on. Knock yourself out. Blank Realm – Cleaning Up My Mess Sitting somewhere between the melancholic churn and burn of Mercury Rev and the noisy squall of Sonic Youth, the four-piece gleefully meld psychedelia with punk and pop and even a smattering … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: February 2013

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2011

Here are the juiciest cuts from our May postings rounded up and presented as one marvellous mix plus a couple of cracking new tracks as well. Be sure to check out all our previous ‘Best Of the Month’ mixes in the sidebar too. Download Country Mice – Morning Son mp3 (from Twister) Country rock and blistering sonic experiments combining to deliver a brilliant apocalyptic ballad. Download Howling … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2011

Introducing…Mount Moriah

Mount Moriah have just released their self-titled debut album via Holidays For Quince. It moves from delicate acoustic narratives to dark, fuzzed-out, soulful stompers offering a far-reaching and non-traditional take on classic folk themes like devotion, tribulation, redemption, and an indelible sense of place. Check out the brilliant hymnal chant of Lament and the country tinged, mournfully traditional Only Way Out. Buy the album here. … Continue reading Introducing…Mount Moriah