Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Martha – The Winter Fuel Allowance Ineligibility Blues Sufjan Stevens – The Greatest Gift W.H. Lung – Want Jim James – The World Is Falling Down (Abbey Lincoln cover) Madeline Kenney – Medusa’s Outhouse (Cass McCombs cover) Robert Earl Thomas – Another Age White Room – Twisted Celebration Jane Weaver & Virginia Wing – I Feel It Starts Again               … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here they are, all wrapped and presented in a tidy bow for you. Ten new songs from the past week including Screaming Females, Goat, Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, of Montreal, a gorgeous new song from Alex Bleeker and an excellent cover of Gun Club’s classic Sex Beat by Katy Goodman & Greta Morgan. Good stuff indeed. Happy weekend. Screaming Females – Skeleton Jeff The Brotherhood – Punishment … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

A day late perhaps, but none the worse for all that. Our collection from the past seven days includes ten new tracks from Bleached,  Andy Shauf, Julianna Barwick and the welcome returns of both Big Deal and Virginia Wing. Bleached – Sour Candy Andy Shauf – The Magician Cat’s Eyes – Drag Big Deal – Say Yes Virginia Wing – Rhonda Margo Price – Hurtin’ (On The … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Easter weekend, and a bumper collection of ten songs for you to dip into that were released this week. 1. The National – Sunshine On My Back 2. Southern – Lone Driver 3. Cheatahs – Murasaki 4. Heartless Bastards – Gates Of Dawn 5. Woodpigeon – When You Look For Trouble, Trouble Comes 6. Radkey – Parade It 7. Allo Darlin’ – Half Heart Necklace … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Virginia Wing To Release Measures Of Joy

We’ve featured South London’s Virginia Wing a few times on MM and Measures Of Joy will be their long-awaited debut album, due to be released on Fire Records in November. Retaining the psychedelic majesty that marked them out in the first place, Measures Of Joy encompasses spoken-word passages, brooding electronics, avant pop, and plenty of sonic experimentation to create a collection both immediate and strange – imagine Mr … Continue reading Virginia Wing To Release Measures Of Joy

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2013

Here are the very best of our downloads from March’s posts together with a few new tunes for your listening pleasure. So close to 30 tracks in all – a perfect playlist to kick off April. Quite Parade – Edge of the Ocean A perfectly judged slice of Canadian indie rock, it is an anthem about a dying town that seems hopeless but is still … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2013

Another Round Up

Here is another collection of just some of the notable new tunes that have come our way recently…we’re still catching up, so expect some more posts like this over the next few days. Kicking off with Nightingale Floors which will be the fifth album from indie duo Rogue Wave. This is the first taste from it, a mighty fine track titled College. . We also … Continue reading Another Round Up

Free SEXBEAT Records Sampler 2012

With Christmas and New Year fast approaching the excellent SEXBEAT label have compiled this free mix of songs from each band they’ve released each year. The download includes tracks from Virals, Fear Of Men, Virginia Wing, White Fence, Sharm El Shakes and Eagulls. Click below to stream and download. Or just click here for the zip file of all six tracks. Continue reading Free SEXBEAT Records Sampler 2012

Introducing >>> Virginia Wing

On Tuesday 2nd April Sexbeat will release the first offering from Virginia Wing (It’s Grace Slick’s mom’s name), featuring current members of Lets Wrestle. The release will be limited to 50 on Gold Cassettes – you can hear the two tracks Divination and A Worn Path below. They are two tunes of cracking psych-rock that effortlessly weave in elements of chamber pop and pastoral folk harmonies, … Continue reading Introducing >>> Virginia Wing