Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Pet Shimmers – Feels Hz (featuring Goat Girl) Sleaford Mods – O.B.C.T. William The Conqueror – Thank Me Later Wye Oak – Evergreen The Regrettes – Pumpkin Weyes Blood – Everyday Sparrow Steeple – Roll Baby Tacocoat – Grains Of Salt Bench Press – Respite Hand Habits – what lovers do                         Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here is this week’s round up of new tunes. We have nine¬†tracks for you from the kaleidoscopic pop of Ezra Furman to the fuzzy shambling pop of Fireworks by way of the infectious hooks of Dogbreth and the Mercury Rev inspired psych of Avers. Enjoy. Cass McCombs – Run Sister Run Ezra Furman – Teddy I’m Ready Tacocat – I Live For The Sun (Sunrays … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2014

Our first collection of free downloads from the new year taken from the best of our posts for January. Twenty tracks to tickle your fancy including, as always, a few new ones. Dig in. The Woodgrains – Nobody Too Lysergic folk-rock anchored by three part harmonies and an instinctive feel for classic songwriting. . The Rebel Set – Monster Vintage crash and snarl – a … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2014

Tacocat – Crimson Wave

Here is the second track to surface from Tacocat’s forthcoming full length release NVM. We’ve already given you the breezy summer-punk of Bridge To Hawaii, and Crimson Wave picks up where that left off – being (apparently) an ode to dealing with periods (gives the title a whole different meaning). Thankfully it is done in a celebratory manner which means riding a surf-pop wave of … Continue reading Tacocat – Crimson Wave

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 2)

Here is the second part of our mammoth round-up of the best of our downloads from the past three months. The Hunting Party – Bobby Indie-folk reminiscent of smoky backwoods bars, songs of longing, nostalgia, and the uncertainty of both past and future. . The Parson Red Heads – To The Sky Trademark¬†loose, country inflected folk-rock. . The Reference Desk – Try Not/Try To Three-piece … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 2)