Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here are nine tunes that may hopefully bring at least a glimmer of light in a bad, bad week. New releases from King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Little Barrie, Shy Girls and Luxury Death, a cover from Of Montreal and some anti-Trump sentiment from Black Lips and Charly Bliss. Jamie T has released a video for our favourite song from his latest album and … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Despite it being the height of the holiday season we’ve still collected together ten new songs for you from the past week. They include the return of Warpaint as well as more new tracks from Cass McCombs, Cheena, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, and JEFF The Brotherhood, and some lovely folk from Lisa / Liza. Explore away… Cass McCombs – Medusa’s Outhouse of Montreal – Let’s Relate … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here they are, all wrapped and presented in a tidy bow for you. Ten new songs from the past week including Screaming Females, Goat, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, of Montreal, a gorgeous new song from Alex Bleeker and an excellent cover of Gun Club’s classic Sex Beat by Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan. Good stuff indeed. Happy weekend. Screaming Females – Skeleton Jeff The Brotherhood – Punishment … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

A bumper week for new tunes, many with an Americana flavour,  including songs from The Head & The Heart, Lydia Loveless, Frankie Lee, The Low Anthem and Band Of Horses. We have a tasty REM cover from The Districts as well, and the return of Beck and of Montreal amongst twelve new tracks for you to delve into. Enjoy! Band Of Horses – Whatever, Wherever The Head & The … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our regular weekend feature highlighting some of the tunes you really ought to have heard already this week is back. First one of 2015 kicks off with no less than nine new tunes and some real corkers too. 1. Iron & Wine – Everyone’s Summer of ’95 2. Stornoway – The Road You Didn’t Take 3. Sonny & The Sunsets – Happy Carrot Health Store … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

For the penultimate time this year, here is our weekly round up of songs that you really should have wrapped your ears around by now. 1. Male Bonding – A Kick To The Face 2. Girlpool – Alone At The Show 3. Of Montreal – Bassem Sabry 4. Lady Lamb The Beekeeper – Billions Of Eyes 5. Dirty Dishes – Red Roulette 6. Gorgeous Bully – … Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Top Tracks of 2013: 100 – 76

It is that time of year again. The votes have been polled from our MM contributors, the results collated and without further ado, here are Mad Mackerel’s favourite hundred tracks of 2013. Today, we’re counting down the first twenty five, from 100-76. 100 Woody Pines – Hobo And His Bride Classic, ramblin’ country blues, where songs are filled with characters fighting to climb up or … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Top Tracks of 2013: 100 – 76

New Year Round Up

Here is a quick and dirty round up of some of the new tracks starting to circulate the web and on some of our favourite blogs. A chance to pick up any you might have missed… We have some very tasty surf infused pop from Vivian Girl Katy Goodman’s side project Le Sera, a second taste from Of Montreal’s imminent new album, some viciously uncompromising … Continue reading New Year Round Up

Mad Mackerel’s Mega Round Up

Here is another collection of tunes we’ve gathered from our in-box and the internet – we’d like to have more time to do them justice, but nevertheless a cornucopia of pleasures awaits you we promise! First up is the consistently wonderful Damien Jurado with some authentic, strummed desert blues. Nothing Is The News is the first taste of his forthcoming album Maraqopa. Download Damien Jurado – … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Mega Round Up