Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

And so as we head north to Mackem country here are 8 songs to keep you company over the weekend. All lovingly culled from the week’s new releases for you and including songs from Hope Sandoval & The Warm Intentions featuring Kurt Vile, Greys, MV & EE, Honeyblood, Luxury Death and the incomparable Leonard Cohen. Enjoy. Greys – Fresh Hell Itasca – No Consequence Black Honey – … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Monday Means Eight Of The Best

It has been a while since we’ve had a round-up from round the web and our favourite blogs. These are some of the tunes that have been monopolising the MM stereo recently and should get your week off with a snap, crackle and pop! We have a new track from The Crocodiles with the snaking, noise-pop of Endless Flowers from forthcoming album of the same … Continue reading Monday Means Eight Of The Best

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: April 2012

So we exit April, which true to form turned out to be wetter than a Mackerel’s handshake. No matter, banish the blues with this scorching mix of some of the best downloads we offered in the month, plus a few new ones to get to know and love too. Download Alexander Tucker – Window Sill mp3 (from Third Mouth) Minimalist string arrangements with electronic manipulations … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: April 2012

MM Shorts 135: MV & EE

MV & EE play a off-kilter, weird brand of Americana that, more often than not, is eerie and reflective. This new taste from their new album is perhaps more plaintive, almost elegiac and builds up to some guitar histrionics than recall Neil Young in a most pleasing way. Too Far To See comes from forthcoming album Space Homestead, due out in May on Woodsist. Download … Continue reading MM Shorts 135: MV & EE