Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Another seven days have come and gone, although these felt infinitely more dangerous than any others. Hats off to Ewan McGregor at least this week! If nothing else it means new songs from those horrified by the new leader of the free world – so to kick us off we have offerings from Suuns, Meat Wave, Father John Misty and an update on a protest song classic … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol 4)

It is Wednesday, so that means it is time for ten new tunes from the virtual jukebox and for you to decide on their merits…or otherwise!   Holy Esque – Strange  (RIYL: Post-punk, The Twilight Sad, Frightened Rabbit) . Mainland – Not As Cool As Me  (RIYL: Surf-rock, Weezer, The Clash) . Debris Of Titan – What’s In My Cocoon  (RIYL: Psych-rock, Tame Impala, Mac … Continue reading Nickel In The Jukebox (Vol 4)

Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part Two)

Following on from our post earlier today, here are the remaining songs from our selection of 15 new tunes from last week, worth some serious ear-time this weekend. 9. Jacuzzi Boys – Happy Damage 10. Wavves – Way Too Much 11. Adult Mom – Laying On My Floor 12. Little Wings – Live To Tell (Madonna cover) 13. Promised Land Sound – She Takes Me … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part Two)

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Promised Land Sound

Promised Land Sound emerged from the fertile Nashville garage scene – members have played with PUJOL, Denney and the Jets, and members of JEFF The Brotherhood and Those Darlins, among others – but have quickly evolved to deploy a more varied, country, soul and pop palette than many of their contemporaries. In fact we’re talking some down and dirty swamp boogie, Creedence style chooglin’ and … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Promised Land Sound