Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

T. Hardy Morris – Homemade Bliss Whispertown – Never Felt Young Phil Cook – Another Mother’s Son Devendra Banhart – Shown And Told An Horse – Get Out Somehow River Whyless – Darkness In Mind Ty Segall & White Fence – Good Boy Neko Case – Curse Of The I-5 Corridor (feat. Mark Lanegan) Fucked Up – High Rise (Trainspotters cover) Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever … Continue reading Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

New Year Round Up (Part 2)

The second instalment rounding up some tunes we missed from the tail end of 2017. Let’s kick off with Yowl’s relentless and uneasy Darkroom, a wonderfully vicious and febrile slice of post-punk.   Night Herons’ raw sound is a visceral blend of garage rock and chugging proto-punk – for fans of classic bands like The Stooges or the New York Dolls.   Norwegian psych-rockers Electric Eye’s single Sometimes … Continue reading New Year Round Up (Part 2)

MM’s Best of 2017: Mrs Mackerel

Our final personal list of the year is from the fairest, and finest, of fishes… Mrs Mackerel. 2017: probably a year when I’ve listened to the least new music in recent times, so this is very much a short list in all senses. Life – and death – gets in the way sometimes. 10 PINS – Serve the Rich It’s no surprise that Jamie Hince … Continue reading MM’s Best of 2017: Mrs Mackerel

MM’s Best of 2017: Chris T Popper

Our second personal countdown comes from long time top twenty stalwart Chris T Popper, a fish of fine musical taste and the Steve Bould of Mad Mackerel. 20 Nervous Dater – Bad Spanish   19 The Moonlandingz – Black Hanz   18 Meat Wave – The Incessant   17 Roadhouses – Drinkin’   16 Ty Segall – Big Man   15 Public Serivce Broadcasting – … Continue reading MM’s Best of 2017: Chris T Popper

Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

  30 Meat Wave – The Incessant   29 L.A. Witch – L.A. Witch   28 Oh Sees – Orc   27 Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now   26 Deer Tick – Deer Tick Vol. 1   25 Ty Segall – Ty Segall   24 Public Service Broadcasting – Public Service Broadcasting   23 Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger In The Alps   22 Alvvays … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 25-1

  25 The Moonlandingz – Black Hanz   24 FEWS – La Guardia   23 The Coathangers – Captain’s Dead   22 Cherry Glazerr – Nurse Ratched   21 Beaches – Void   20 Lo Tom – Covered Wagon   19 Trevor Sensor – High Beams   18 Mark Lanegan – Beehive   17 Sun Seeker – Won’t Keep Me Up At Night   16 … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 25-1

Whispertown – I’m A Man

The beguiling I’m A Man marks the return of Morgan Nagler’s Whispertown – it is the title track from her upcoming record out at the start of September, and the follow-up to 2012’s Parallel. It is a stripped back acoustic album, set in a naturally psychedelic world. Whispertown is the latest iteration of the unique vision of Nagler. What was once The Whispertown 2000 has morphed … Continue reading Whispertown – I’m A Man

Videos of the Day: Eels || Minus The Bear || The Vestals || Whispertown

New videos today from indie-rock grandmaster Eels, a wonderfully surreal animated video for Minus The Bear’s prog-pop of Listing, some melancholic indie-pop from The Vestals and Whispertown’s new video for Open The Other Eye. a a a a a a Continue reading Videos of the Day: Eels || Minus The Bear || The Vestals || Whispertown