Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our regular weekend feature highlighting some of the tunes you really ought to have heard already this week is back. First one of 2015 kicks off with no less than nine new tunes and some real corkers too. 1. Iron & Wine – Everyone’s Summer of ’95 2. Stornoway – The Road You Didn’t Take 3. Sonny & The Sunsets – Happy Carrot Health Store … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Dear friends, here is our weekly selection of fine new tunes you really should have already heard by now… …but if not! 1. Steve Earle & The Dukes – You’re The Best Lover I Ever Had 2. Colleen Green – Pay Attention 3. A Place To Bury Strangers – Straight 4. Elvis Perkins – Hogus Pogus 5. Marissa Nadler – Pitseleh (Elliott Smith cover) 6. … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Round Up Time Again

It’s been a while since we’ve succumbed to the anxieties of our overwhelming in-box, but succumb we have. So, here is a too short and not sweet enough collection of new tunes of varying shapes and sizes that deserve some attention from you. Consider it the digital equivalent of crate digging… Paperhaus released its alt-country styled self-titled EP in 2011, and will release its second … Continue reading Round Up Time Again

Sonny & The Sunsets Announce New LP

The murder of a close friend of the band led Sonny Smith to think a lot about death and life after death. Shortly after, a visit to a medium brought Smith into contact with another friend who had died. It was this encounter with the afterworld that inspired many of the lyrics on Sonny & the Sunsets’ new record, Antenna to the Afterworld. And the … Continue reading Sonny & The Sunsets Announce New LP

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Another crackerjack month of new tunes on MM, all lovingly compiled and packaged up for you in one sweet playlist ready to download. Here are 33 of our favourite tracks from our May postings and 6 new songs too. No need to thank us. Download Virals – Gloria mp3 (from Coming Up With The Sun EP) Shines bright with an insanely hooky vocal and charged guitar riffs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Streaming Round Up

Here are a few tasty streams for you to hit the play button on, and a couple to download too. First, some new blissed-out, hypnotic psychedelia from White Fence who have a new three track single out titled Green Balloon via Sexbeat Records in Europe – limited to 500 vinyl copies, and we’ve just pre-ordered one of them… a Next up is the altogether more … Continue reading Streaming Round Up