Something For The Weekend…

Lockdown has given us an opportunity to get a little more up to date with our posts and to catch up, a little, with some of the many, many tunes that come our way. Given it is Friday and a Bank Holiday here in the UK, we’ve rounded up a few tunes that we would have liked to have given a bit more time and … Continue reading Something For The Weekend…

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – She’s There

Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever’s highly anticipated second album, Sideways To New Italy will be released on Friday 5th June. They have already shared a first single Cars In Space and their new single, She’s There, is a cosmic, wistful love song championed by surging guitar riffs, driving beats and lots of energy. Listen to both below.     Continue reading Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – She’s There

Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard Last Week And Already This Week…

We never quite finished off our regular weekend post and already we have had new songs from the wonderful Felice Brothers, Mountain Goats and Mac DeMarco amongst others this week. So what the heck, why not mash ’em all into one (lazy) post of some great new tunes from the last 10 days. So we have. Cabbage – Torture Felice Brothers – Poor Blind Birds Big … Continue reading Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard Last Week And Already This Week…

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)

Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

T. Hardy Morris – Homemade Bliss Whispertown – Never Felt Young Phil Cook – Another Mother’s Son Devendra Banhart – Shown And Told An Horse – Get Out Somehow River Whyless – Darkness In Mind Ty Segall & White Fence – Good Boy Neko Case – Curse Of The I-5 Corridor (feat. Mark Lanegan) Fucked Up – High Rise (Trainspotters cover) Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever … Continue reading Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

The Men – Shimmer n’ Shine Pop 1280 – When No One Cares Half Waif – Back In Brooklyn Wand – Perfume Bent Denim – Idiot Cherry Glazerr – Juicy Socks Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Talking Straight Neko Case – Bad Luck Juanita Stein – Forgiver                     Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

New Single From Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

Melbourne based, Sub Pop signed five-piece Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever have shared a new single, Mainland. Inspired by a 2017 trip to his grandparent’s birthplace of the Aeolian Islands off Sicily, singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Russo said “I was reading about a refugee crisis unfolding not far away in the Mediterranean Sea. The song is about longing, disillusionment, privilege and holding on to love as a kind of … Continue reading New Single From Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

75 Sleaford Mods – Moptop   74 Silver Torches – If I Reach   73 Idles – Divide And Conquer   72 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake   71 King Krule – Dum Surfer   70 Naomi Punk – Chapter II   69 The Reptaliens – If You Want   68 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press   67 Ron Gallo … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

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

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here is the latest round up of our favourite new releases of the past week gathered from our in-box and the internet. We have the return of psych-rock heavyweights Moon Duo, a Beatles cover from Yuck and new offerings from Foxygen, Methyl Ethel, Duke Garwood and Surfer Blood. Breast Massage is a Nashville supergroup of sorts featuring members of JEFF The Brotherhood, Diarrhea Planet and King Karl and … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week