Wednesday Means Eight of the Best

Here is our regular round-up of the recent best of the inbox, blogs and internet for you to peruse, scrutinise and download for your undoubted listening pleasure and aural delight. First up is a second taste from the forthcoming Two Gallants long player The Bloom And The Blight. While previous offering Broken Eyes was a gorgeous, folky delight, My Love Won’t Wait indulges the band’s … Continue reading Wednesday Means Eight of the Best

Mad Mackerel’s Regular Round Up

The tunes are coming thick and fast again at the moment and keeping up is proving almost impossible. Here are a few of the tracks from the web and our inbox that have caught our ears over the past few days. First up Okkervil River who are riding high on the critical acclaim for the release of their latest full-length album I Am Very Far. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Regular Round Up

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


Sundress is an American psychedelic-pop band, formed in Denton, Texas in 2010 by principle members Ryan McAdams, bassist Drew McCary, guitarist Kennon Talley, keyboardist Jim Harrington and drummer Brack Cantrell. The band have a sound that brings in influences all across the board. Slowdive, Pink Floyd, Sparklehorse, Spiritualized, Radiohead and more. By unlike most, these boys do it well. Check out Derelict from their forthcoming … Continue reading Introducing…Sundress