Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our regular collection of the best of the week’s new tunes. This week no less than x new tracks for you. The Felice Brothers – Carriage Smoke Fairies – Wild Winter Savages – T.I.W.Y.G. Meat Wave – Symmy Theo Verney – Sailed Long WALL – Fit The Part Cassie Ramone – Run Run Rudolph (Chuck Berry cover) Pinemen – That Certain Flavour       … Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

WALL Becomes Lyla Foy. Signs To Sub Pop

Sub Pop has signed Lyla Foy (formerly known as WALL) to their roster and will release her debut album next year. We were fortunate enough to see her perform an intimate and fragilely lovely show in the hushed surroundings of Austin’s Central Presbyterian Church at SXSW this year. Preceding the album will be the Easy / Head Down single, available from the 19th November as … Continue reading WALL Becomes Lyla Foy. Signs To Sub Pop

SXSW Day 5: Experiencing One Or Two Technical Difficulties

The final day of SXSW and I’m on a quest. Phosphorescent play their last show today and I have tried and failed to get into four previous ones already. So it is the long walk away from downtown and up to the San Jose Hotel day party, I arrive hot, bothered and five hours early…but I’m in! No matter either because Shakey Graves is on … Continue reading SXSW Day 5: Experiencing One Or Two Technical Difficulties

New from WALL

WALL grabbed our ears last year with a couple of rather special releases – muted, downtempo, eerie soundscapes behind soft, but utterly compelling vocals. It was hazy, dreamlike stuff that managed through its sparseness and fractured electronics to be refreshingly different from the crowds of artists co-habiting the ethereal, folky landscape. Big Picnic Records has signed WALL to their roster, and will release a new … Continue reading New from WALL

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

Introducing >>> WALL

WALL is a London-based singer – songwriter. Her minimal, intimate music is as haunting and powerful as anything we’ve heard for a good while. Influenced by artists such as St Vincent and Patti Smith, WALL takes her lead from women with a strong sense of identity, using her unique formula of layered production as an integral part of the writing process. WALL creates sparse soundscapes, … Continue reading Introducing >>> WALL