MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 4 Dr Roddy

With probably the longest entry of 2011 we give the floor to regular MM contributor and top ten compiler…Dr Roddy. Well it seems to be that time of year again. I always spend 340 days looking forward to doing this and 25 agonising over it. This year especially though, as I think there has been a bumper harvest of great songs. When I looked at … Continue reading MM’s 2011 Top Ten Series: No 4 Dr Roddy

Round Up Time Again

Another Round Up of the good, the very good and the exceptional tunes that have recently wormed their way in between our ears via our In-box or the internet and blogosphere. Let them do the same for you. We have a few new tracks from artists we’ve previously posted about, some new bands and a couple of big names too. First up, The Warped 45s … Continue reading Round Up Time Again

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2011

Here is our regular Best of the month mix – more than twenty tracks of all shapes and sizes to get your ears into, plus a few new ones that we think you’ll love! So we’re off and running with… Download The Virgin Passages – Horizon mp3 (from Horizon) Euphoric, unhurried, hazy and hypnotic. Download St. Vincent – Kerosene (live) mp3 (Big Black cover) Visceral and stunning live cover … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2011

Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Warped 45s

We’re a little behind with this one – The Warped 45s new album Matador Sunset came out at the end of last month. Taster track Grampa Carl is a wonderful tale of prohibition, the story unfolding on the back of a foot stomping riff and a climactic cacophony of electric guitars – wonderful stuff. Like us, you can track the album down at Maple Music … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Warped 45s