Polly Pocket’s Top Songs Of 2012

As well as our Top 100 tunes of the year posts over the past five days, each of the MM contributors have put together their own lists. Kicking us off is Polly Pocket… This has been the hardest year ever to pick the best of – it has been a cracking year for top tunes but here goes….. 30. Sinead O’Connor – The Wolf Is … Continue reading Polly Pocket’s Top Songs Of 2012

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2012

You know the score. Some of our favourite downloads from the past month neatly parcelled up into one tasty mix and decorated with a few new tunes too. Nearly forty in all. Jump in! Download Wye Oak – Spiral mp3 (from Adult Swim Singles Series) A change of approach and tempo from experimental folkies Download Unnatural Helpers – Hate Your Teachers mp3 (from Land Grab) Raging. Ferocious. Punk Download … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2012

New EP From The Wilderness Of Manitoba

Chamber-folk specialists and Canadian 5-piece The Wilderness of Manitoba have announced details of a six-track EP release for the UK to coincide with their forthcoming tour dates. Named after a house in Toronto where all of the band have lived at one time or another, and where they have their basement studio, The Delaware House EP will be released digitally in the UK on 24th … Continue reading New EP From The Wilderness Of Manitoba

MM’s Best Of The Month: May

Here is our usual end of the month round up of the very best tracks posted on Mad Mackerel, with a couple of new ones too. A perfect mixtape for May. Wilderness of Manitoba – Hermit mp3 Intimate and gorgeous, with haunting guitar lines and beautiful harmonies. Buffalo Moon – Beach Boy mp3 Summery pop, beach references, breezy beats and sweet lounge vocals. Sun Kil … Continue reading MM’s Best Of The Month: May

Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Wilderness Of Manitoba

The Wilderness Of Manitoba are, as you might expect, from Canada. Their 2009 EP Hymns To Love And Spirits showcased a folk band of the most intimate and gorgeous kind and they now have a full length due out on the 22nd June called When You Left The Fire. The new album has a fuller sound, but has sacrificed none of what made the EP … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Wilderness Of Manitoba