New Album From Wickerbird

When writing the follow up to 2012’s The Crow Mother and 2013’s The Westering, Wickerbird (aka Blake Cowan) secluded himself in a trailer on Washington’s Mount Rainier and found inspiration in the forest and even recorded some of nature’s own notes, recording them and featuring them on his new album, The Leaf Maker, out September 18th. Have a listen to the lead track, Bugbear, a … Continue reading New Album From Wickerbird

MM Shorts 338: Wickerbird

Wickerbird (self-described as a “small, small folk project“) started out in the wilds of Washington State. His debut record, The Crow Mother, was wrought in seclusion and his latest, the five track EP, The Westering, serves as a spiritual addendum to its predecessor, a quiet post-script, long lost and forgotten in the frost. With ambient washes and echoes of dream pop, this record is the dying sun, … Continue reading MM Shorts 338: Wickerbird

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2012

  Here we are again – a massive free mix containing the cream of last month’s posts, a couple of new tunes and, all in all, an eclectic set of top quality tunes to kick off the onset of autumn for you. From folk to garage, from country to psychedelia and from originals to covers, there is a multifaceted, multifarious, heterogeneous, assorted miscellaney of delights for … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2012