Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

PJ Harvey & Harry Escott – An Acre Of Land Goat Girl – The Man Screaming Females – No More I Love You’s  (Annie Lennox cover) EELS – Today Is The Day Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Middle America King Tuff – Psycho Star Say Sue Me – Old Town Shakey Graves – Counting Sheep Plain Dog – Reptile Boy         … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Shakey Graves Releases The Man From Taured

Evergreen singer-songwriter and Austin resident extraordinaire,  Shakey Graves has released The Man From Taured as a pay-what-you-want release on Bandcamp. The eleven tracks are a collection of demos, b-sides and rarities from the past ten years and is well worth getting hold off. Want proof? Listen to a demo of Call It Heaven with Esme Patterson below.   Continue reading Shakey Graves Releases The Man From Taured

Videos of the Day: Murder By Death || Shakey Graves || Nathan K. || Wolf Alice

Watch videos from longstanding MM faves Murder By Death who have a brilliantly animated film for Lost River and Shakey Graves who has a slightly disturbing one for Unlucky Skin. There is an appropriately sparse film to accompany Nathan K.’s wonderfully plaintive track Bob Seger and we finish with Wolf Alice’s new video for their top notch recent single Bros. Download Murder By Death – Lost River mp3 (from Bitter … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Murder By Death || Shakey Graves || Nathan K. || Wolf Alice

SXSW Day 5: Experiencing One Or Two Technical Difficulties

The final day of SXSW and I’m on a quest. Phosphorescent play their last show today and I have tried and failed to get into four previous ones already. So it is the long walk away from downtown and up to the San Jose Hotel day party, I arrive hot, bothered and five hours early…but I’m in! No matter either because Shakey Graves is on … Continue reading SXSW Day 5: Experiencing One Or Two Technical Difficulties

Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Shakey Graves

We happened upon this bit of news via the consistently excellent Folk Hive blog and knew it was worth a re-post, concerning as it does The Shakey Graves. They released an excellent album of spooky folk last year with Roll The Bones (the brilliant title track from said album being a song that made it on to many MM playlists) and now they have followed … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Shakey Graves