Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Another bumper round-up of new releases for you this morning. From the return of The Kills to Sturgill Simpson to the always brilliant Black Mountain by way of BEAK>. Ten new tracks – enjoy! Sturgill Simpson – Brace For Impact (Live A Little) Black Mountain – Florian Saucer Attack BEAK> – Timeshare Mitski – Your Best American Girl The Kills – Doing It To Death Fear Of Men – … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2014 (Part 1)

Following our countdown of favourite songs of the year, here is part one of MM’s selection of the forty albums we most enjoyed throughout 2014. 40 The Orwells – Disgraceland . 39 Iceage – Plowing Into The Field Of Love   38 The Cult Of Dom Keller – The Second Bardo .  37 Mark Lanegan Band – Phantom Radio . 36 Hamilton Leithauser – Black Hours … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2014 (Part 1)

New Video: Sturgill Simpson – The Promise

You may know The Promise for being 80s Manchester band, When In Rome’s lone US hit single (though it didn’t dent the top 40 in the UK). On Sturgill Simpson’s excellent new album, Metamodern Sounds In Country Music, the Kentucky born singer takes the song apart and puts it back together in a distinctly non-New Wave type way, making you believe that this is the way it was … Continue reading New Video: Sturgill Simpson – The Promise

Video: Sturgill Simpson – Turtles All The Way Down

God, drugs and lizard aliens: rising Country star, Sturgill Simpson’s excellent new video for recent single Turtles All The Way Down has all these and more… “Every time I take a look inside that old and fabled book/I’m blinded and reminded of the pain caused by some old man in the sky/Marijuana, LSD, psilocybin, DMT, they all changed the way I see/But love’s the only thing that’s ever … Continue reading Video: Sturgill Simpson – Turtles All The Way Down

Sturgill Simpson – Railroad Of Sin Video

Sturgill Simpson will be back in the UK for dates next month. And here is his video for cracking honky-tonk country classic-in-waiting Railroad Of Sin. His debut album High Top Mountain is out via Loose Music on the 17th February. . . . UK/IRELAND TOUR DATES – FEBRUARY 2014 13 – LONDON, Kings Place* – SOLD OUT 14 – BRIGHTON, The Palmeira 15 – BRISTOL, St. … Continue reading Sturgill Simpson – Railroad Of Sin Video

Videos of the Day: Fox & The Bird || Augustines || Cass McCombs || Sturgill Simpson

Four brilliant videos to share with you today. They come from Fox & The Bird who release their excellent new album Darkest Hours next week, and Augustines who release their new self-titled album on February 3rd. We also have Cass McCombs and his new video for the brilliant Big Wheel (one of our favourite tracks of 2013), and finally a live video to savour from Sturgill … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Fox & The Bird || Augustines || Cass McCombs || Sturgill Simpson