Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 3 (50-26)

Into the top half of our favourite songs of the year. Here are tracks 50 through to 26. 50 Murder By Death – True Dark   Murder By Death have built a career on gothic country rockers and sun-baked desert folk, yet even after all these years they still manage to surprise and True Dark is them at their twangiest best.   49 Fontaines DC … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs of the Year – Part 3 (50-26)

Another From Oldermost

Same To Me is the second single Philadelphia’s Oldermost have shared ahead of the release of their new album How Could You Ever Be The Same? (out 13th July). It follows the rollicking lead single The Danger of Belief, which we posted back in May. This introspective new song was one of the first written for their new album, and is a gorgeous, hazy stand-out, … Continue reading Another From Oldermost

Oldermost – The Danger Of Belief

Philadelphia-based band Oldermost have announced the release of their fourth album, How Could You Ever Be The Same? (out July 13th via AntiFragile Music). As a taster they’re sharing the album’s rollicking, anthemic lead single The Danger of Belief, which was made for a long straight highway with the windows down and the volume up. We’re loving this one. So if the War On Drugs, … Continue reading Oldermost – The Danger Of Belief

MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

It’s here! Our countdown of our favourite tracks of 2016 as nominated by MM, Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper and The Italian Job. Part One sees us counting down from 100 to 76. So without further ado…   100 Oldermost – Finally Unsure   99 Slaves – People That You Meet   98 Spoilers – No Pressure   97 Adam Torres – Morning Rain   96 Johnny Dowd – Whiskey Ate … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2016: 100-76

Oldermost cover Graham Nash

Melding southern rock, gorgeous lap steel, and folk into their own heady and hazy brew of Americana, Oldermost’s cover of Graham Nash’s 1971 classic I Used To Be A King is well worth a listen. It is the third and final song that Oldermost is releasing this year, following their two excellent previous singles, Honey With Tea and Finally Unsure. Dive in…     Continue reading Oldermost cover Graham Nash

MM Shorts 869: Oldermost

Oldermost are a new band out of Philadelphia who have shared their first single Honey with Tea and it is well worth a listen. Gorgeous lap steel anchors the song’s despairing wit and questionable advice, which buoyantly tumbles over a sea of lush strings and the steady rhythms of some focused and passionate drumming. Stream it below.   Continue reading MM Shorts 869: Oldermost