Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ty Segall – Meaning King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Crumbling Castle Destroyer – Cover From The Sun Chris Stapleton – Millionaire Blitzen Trapper – Dance With Me Hans Chew – Give Up The Ghost Trance Farmers – Witches                 SaveSave Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Queens of the Stone Age – The Evil Has Landed Wand – Bee Karma The National – Carin’ At The Liquor Store Destroyer – Sky’s Grey Prophets Of Rage – Radical Eyes Trance Farmers – Speed Racer Beachtape – Slow                 SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave SaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSaveSave Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part 2)

Part two of our weekly round up of the best tracks from the past seven days kicks off with another fine track from Laura Marling’s new album, and an excellent new single from The Districts. We have another brash slab of riotous rock from Charly Bliss and something equally propulsive from Hiccup (should keep the indie kids happy). Trance Farmers slow things down with their ominous new single, while Cotillon’s new track … Continue reading Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week (Part 2)

The Trance Farmers – The Veil

The Trance Farmers deal in stupidly infectious sample-based bedroom psych-pop, demented soul and greasy glam-punk and all are in evidence on new cassette release For Whom The Scarecrows (order here). Listen to The Veil below, a song that sounds like it comes from a long lost Addams Family soundtrack album and in just over two minutes manages to rhyme veil, with pale, trail, nail, frail, tale, and … Continue reading The Trance Farmers – The Veil

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

It’s a big week of new releases in the Mad Mackerel world – new tunes from Foxygen, Cloud Nothings, the wonderful Traams and Blossoms to name but four. Add to that songs from James McMurtry, Weyes Blood, TOY, and long standing MM faves Trance Farmers and Estrons and we’ve had a bonanza seven days. Nine songs for you. Enjoy. Cloud Nothings – Modern Act Foxygen – America Traams – Slipping … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 100 – 76

Time for the MM countdown of our favourite tracks of the year to begin. Over the next few days we’ll be revealing our top 100 tracks and top 30 albums of 2015, with contributions from Mrs Mackerel, Chris T Popper, Polly Pocket and Franca. We’ll also share their personal choices with you next week. So without further ado, here are numbers 100 through to 76. … Continue reading MM’s BEST TRACKS OF 2015: 100 – 76

Video Premiere: Trance Farmers – Garbage Night

We’re not usually ones for premieres and all that stuff, but when the song is this good then we can sometimes be persuaded to rouse our lazy carcass off the sofa and head for the keyboard. Trance Farmers (great name) specialise in psychobilly blues. Six track release Garbage Night is out April 28 on LEAVING Records with Stones Throw. You can also buy from Bandcamp here. … Continue reading Video Premiere: Trance Farmers – Garbage Night