Videos of the Day: Fiver || Southern || The Warlocks || Courtney Barnett || Peace

Got that Friday feeling? Time then for a G&T and some excellent new videos from Fiver, Southern, the mighty Warlocks, Courtney Barnett, and our first Christmas themed song of the season with Peace’s cover of Wham’s cheese ridden classic¬†Last Christmas. . . . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Fiver || Southern || The Warlocks || Courtney Barnett || Peace

SXSW Day 2: A Band In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Mohawk

Yesterday was not a great day. It is the little things sometimes. Things like when you wake up and realise that despite knowing I was away for 10 days in total, I had only bought clothes for 8 (except t-shirts which bizarrely could last me for 13) and the suncream tube is actually some kind of foaming face wash. Or all the eggs have gone … Continue reading SXSW Day 2: A Band In The Hand Is Worth Two In The Mohawk

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2012

  Here we are again – a massive free mix containing the cream of last month’s posts, a couple of new tunes and, all in all, an eclectic set of top quality tunes to kick off the onset of autumn for you. From folk to garage, from country to psychedelia and from originals to covers, there is a¬†multifaceted, multifarious, heterogeneous, assorted miscellaney of delights for … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2012

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Peace

Suicide Squeeze Records is set to release The World Is Too Much With Us, the new LP from Vancouver-based band, Peace. The band’s sound has been described as a “hypnotic thud”, which may owe much to the downpour that keeps Vancouver in wet and darkness for nine months of the year. Yet if Connor Mayer’s bass-lines are crushing and repetitive, then Mike Willock’s manic guitar … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Peace