Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Lots and lots of good new stuff this week…lucky thirteen in fact! Courtney Barnett – City Looks Pretty Father John Misty – Disappointing Diamonds Are The Rarest Of Them All T. Hardy Morris – Be Fidlar – Alcohol Okkervil River – Famous Tracheotomies Wavves – All Star Goth Tancred – Queen Of New York Iceage – The Day The Music Dies Mazzy Star – Quiet, … Continue reading Thirteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Wavves Cover Electric Prunes + UK Tour Dates

San Diego’s Wavves will return to the UK this summer for a short run of live shows in support of last year’s excellent You’re Welcome release, which ran the gamut from the brazen indie-punk of No Shade to the fuzz-tinged glam of Million Enemies. The run takes in London, Leeds and Manchester before the band head off for a further run of European dates. To … Continue reading Wavves Cover Electric Prunes + UK Tour Dates

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

75 Sleaford Mods – Moptop   74 Silver Torches – If I Reach   73 Idles – Divide And Conquer   72 King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Rattlesnake   71 King Krule – Dum Surfer   70 Naomi Punk – Chapter II   69 The Reptaliens – If You Want   68 Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – French Press   67 Ron Gallo … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 75 – 51

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Spray Paint with Ben Mackie – Friendly Moving Man Wavves – The Lung Destroyer – Tinseltown Swimming In Blood Nervous Dater – Bad Spanish Holiday Ghosts – Can’t Bear To Be Boring The Lemon Twigs – Why Didn’t You Say That Joana Serrat – Trapped In The Fog Pansies – Feels Like Yesterday                 SaveSave Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Video Round Up

It’s been ages since we’ve posted a round up of some of the new music videos we’ve liked. Here then is a Sunday treat for you…eight of the best. Kevin Morby’s title track off his forthcoming record, City Music nearly hits the 7-minute mark and challenges what fans may have come to expect from him. The song builds like a slowly accelerating subway train, as does this … Continue reading Video Round Up

Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Car Seat Headrest – That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore  (Smiths cover) Royal Blood – Lights Out Iggy Pop – Asshole Blues Hurray For The Riff Raff – Be My Baby  (Ronettes cover) YAWN – Hum Land Of Talk – Loving (featuring Sharon Van Etten) Kevin Morby – Aboard My Train Wavves – Million Enemies                   Continue reading Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Wavves Announce New Album

Watching Wavves at SxSW a few years ago, whilst boiling alive in the crush under the relentless Texas sun is one of my all time gig highlights, so news that Nathan Williams is back with a new album and has now extricated himself from Wavves’ publicly strained relationship with Warner Bros Records, which boiled over around the release of their previous album V can only be … Continue reading Wavves Announce New Album

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Well here we go again with another collection of ten top notch new tunes picked from the past seven days, purely for your edification and enjoyment. Father John Misty – Maybe, Sweet One, You Won’t Have Nightmares Tonight Rats On Rafts – Some Velvet Morning (Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood cover) The Raveonettes – The World Is Empty (Without You) Frankie Cosmos – Sinister Summer … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week