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

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2011

Here is our regular Best of the month mix – more than twenty tracks of all shapes and sizes to get your ears into, plus a few new ones that we think you’ll love! So we’re off and running with… Download The Virgin Passages – Horizon mp3 (from Horizon) Euphoric, unhurried, hazy and hypnotic. Download St. Vincent – Kerosene (live) mp3 (Big Black cover) Visceral and stunning live cover … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2011

Introducing…Sleeping Bag

The music of Sleeping Bag is an addictive amalgamation of simple melodies, deadpan delivery, jaunts of balls-out rocking, and minimalist tact. These are songs that, for as streamlined and basic as they seem, gain value with each repeated listen. Simplicity is their asset, and they use it well. Nostalgia might be at work here, but the songs can’t be pigeonholed as throwback. They really sink … Continue reading Introducing…Sleeping Bag