Video: William Fitzsimmons – Angel from Montgomery

Here is a lovely way to head in to the weekend with William Fitzsimmon’s cover of Angel from Montgomery, a tribute to the passing of the great John Prine. He says, “John Prine, like one of my other heroes, Townes Van Zandt, was a once in a generation writer. He distilled emotions down to simple phrases and timeless melodies. He wrote songs that seemed like they existed decades … Continue reading Video: William Fitzsimmons – Angel from Montgomery

Five New Songs

Apologies for the uninspiring heading. However, with time against us and a plethora of new tracks from some of our favourite artists piling up in our in-box we’ve decided to lump them all together and share five new tracks in one go. So without further ado, enjoy new music from Future of the Left, William Fitzsimmons, Teleman, September Girls and Eskimeaux. How good is that? … Continue reading Five New Songs

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2012

Here are the best of our January posts together with a few tasty new tracks. All in all nearly forty great tunes compiled and neatly presented in one lovely mix. As always, don’t forget to check out all our previous monthly mixes listed in the sidebar on the left. Download Night Genes – Soaring Through The Chromosomes mp3 (from Like The Blood) Infectiously catchy, military folk stomp. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2012

Free Sampler from William Fitzsimmons

Former mental health therapist turned songwriter William Fitzsimmons is a superb musician and lyricist – his music ranges from the stark and acoustic to the voluminous and electronic, but irrespective of the style or approach his songs are accessible, poignant, thought-provoking and rich in imagery and message. Last year’s critically acclaimed fourth album, Gold In the Shadow, has now been released as a Deluxe version, which includes … Continue reading Free Sampler from William Fitzsimmons