Rounding Them Up Again

Time to round up a few more of the releases that have tickled our ears from the inbox and round the web. Ali Koehler has hitherto been best known as the drummer of the pop group Best Coast and the noisy girl punk trio Vivian Girls. After her departure from Best Coast, Koehler decided to step up from behind the kit to front a band … Continue reading Rounding Them Up Again

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

Our monthy round up of the best new tunes we’ve posted and a few brand new ones too. More than 30 tunes to set you up for the weekend. Enjoy. Wooden Wand – Southern Colorado Song Another brilliant example of our favourite, prolific troubadour’s storytelling prowess. a Download The Growl – With The Sharp End Of A Trowel mp3 (from Cleaver Lever EP) Soaked in the authentic … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

More From Rural Ghosts

We were able to catch up on a whole host of tracks this afternoon on the slow train to Bicester, and this beauty from Rural Ghosts metaphorically stopped us in our tracks. A little rawer and a little more powerful than when we heard previously from them before, but still overflowing with haunting beauty. Eyes is the first single from the upcoming Hug Exotic, due … Continue reading More From Rural Ghosts

A Few We Missed…

Here are a few tracks that we’d meant to post, but for some inexplicable reason (well, time mostly…) we never got round to putting up at the time when they were new. Yet running through the long list we keep of mp3s, streams and videos, these were all in the “should post” category. They go back a couple of months (for some of them anyway), … Continue reading A Few We Missed…