The Gathering – A Playlist

This weekend sees the annual Gathering festival in Oxford – a brilliant event that takes in seven venues around the city and runs from the afternoon into the wee small hours. This year the line up includes such MM luminaries as Local Natives, Drenge, Waxahatchee, Temples, Charlie Boyer & The Voyeurs, Pyyramids, Port Isla, Wolf Alice, To Kill A King, Cheatahs¬†and a whole host more. … Continue reading The Gathering – A Playlist

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2012

Our best of August mix is ready and even though it is typically a slightly quieter month for new releases, we can still offer you more than 20 cracking new tunes together with a few ‘hot off the press’ new ones. The result? A brilliant mix to keep you going as we enter autumn (aka the fall for our American friends). Either way, just enjoy. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2012

Mad Mackerel Recommends…To Kill A King

To Kill A King have made their Word Of Mouth EP available for free download via their Bandcamp page. They played to great reviews at the Wilderness Festival and we were sorry to have missed them – as a result we went back to the EP and gave their blend of folk and orchestral pop another listen and we’re glad we did. Watch the video … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…To Kill A King