New Salesman Single

We’ve been long standing advocates of Salesman’s and so are delighted to offer you their latest single Horn for download. Released a couple of days ago it is built on a mantra and will appear on their summer release Escalante. For those who don’t know (and we didn’t) Escalante is in southern Utah – it’s the staircase the moon climbs every night. The horn in … Continue reading New Salesman Single

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

Image (c) Big Pic A cracking month for new releases. Here is the some of the best of our posts from June, together with a couple of newbies for the perfect June mixtape. Check out some of the other ‘Best ofs’ in the sidebar too. The Hunting Accident – Aubergine Angular, compulsive, propulsive thump. a Download Damon Moon & The Whispering Drifters – The Fool mp3 (from Lungs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: June 2012

New EP From Salesman

Salesman have released a new EP this week titled Wasp, containing six more tracks of their off kilter, somewhat warped take on Americana and desert country folk flavoured with a healthy dollop of psychedelia and no little experimentation. The songs are provocative, nothing if not a little unsettling, and are guaranteed to push listeners a little out of their comfort zones. All in a good … Continue reading New EP From Salesman

The Salesman & MC5’s Wayne Kramer – Daytrotter Session

A while back we posted about a wonderful 7″ single by a band called Salesman. Devin James Fry of the band has been back in touch to tell us about a recent Daytrotter session with the legendary Wayne Kramer of MC5. More importantly it also concerns a brilliant charity Jail Guitar Doors which our own bard of Barking, Billy Bragg has been heavily involved in setting … Continue reading The Salesman & MC5’s Wayne Kramer – Daytrotter Session

MM’s Best Of The Month: October

Here is our regular round-up of the very best of October’s postings. Twenty great tracks for a great mix, plus three new ones to enjoy too. You can check out all of our previous best of the month mixes just by clicking the links for April, May, June, July. August and September. No Age – Fever Dreaming mp3 (from Everything In Between) A full on, … Continue reading MM’s Best Of The Month: October

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Salesman

When a song arrives that is described as “It’s the desert-rock murder ballad of a dancing girl and her two boyfriends at a strip club called Deja Vu Showgirls in Colorado Springs, CO, near where I grew up”, I cannot imagine a song I would want to hear more. The song, So Much Faster, is by a band called Salesman. It is the previously unreleased … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Salesman