To mark the tenth anniversary of the Libertines classic debut album, the NME have produced a free cover disk reinterpreting the original tracks on Up The Bracket. It features, amongst others, Stealing Sheep, Spector, Howler, The Mystery Jets, Tim Burgess, The Milk, Peace, and Tribes. The magazine can be bought at all decent newsagents – have a listen to a couple of examples. a a Continue reading NME’s Free Libertines Cover Disk
Here are a few freebies that you need to have! Firstly, Noisetrade have another offering well worth an e-mail address. We became aware of The Ludlow Thieves thanks to Debbie in New York who recommended them via their free EP – theirs is a grand American vision told with a rustic, dusty charm. It was described by Debbie as “sounds like U2 accompanied with an orchestra and … Continue reading Free Music You Should Have!
Following most excellent Top Ten submissions from Starbar, Polly Pocket, Dr Roddy, Barry-Sean and Mr Popper come MM’s top ten covers of 2010. Now, we’ve said on many occasions that we’re not great lovers of covers. However, some of the cover versions we heard in 2010 may well have done enough to change our minds permanently. So without further ado… 10 Holly Miranda – Nobody … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s 2010 Top Ten Series: No 6, Cover Songs
Here at MM we share, chat, argue, bury and praise music on a pretty regular basis…like daily. So throughout the year, the Mackerel crew (Mrs Mackerel, Barry-Sean, Christy-Popper, Dr Roddy, Polly Pocket, Starbar, MM and others) keep their own ever-changing top tens ready for publication at the climax of the festive season. Following Polly Pocket’s submission yesterday, today is Starbar’s debut top ten. Enjoy! 10 … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s 2010 Top Ten Series: No 2, Starbar
Once again, Insound have produced a storming free monthly mix. Like the Clash magazine mix we posted about earlier today, these really are a delight and well worth waiting for. August’s effort features 15 tracks of all kinds including Jaill, Noun, Woven Bones, Magic Kids, Perfume Genius and MM faves and local Oxford lads Stornoway with the brilliant Zorbing – worth getting just for this track – … Continue reading Insound’s free August Mix
As some may know MM is not a massive fan of remixes as a general rule of thumb. In truth, it is rare for us to listen to them and rarer still to actually post them. We’re a little more well disposed to covers, though again they are not usually something we post that often. So with that said, this is a post that naturally … Continue reading Remixes & Covers: all thanks to the Wooden Shjips