Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Back with a bang – no less than fifteen corking new tunes to check out from last week… Sleaford Mods – Kebab Spider The Coathangers – Bimbo Mercury Rev featuring Norah Jones – Okolona River Bottom Band Ryan Adams – Manchester FIDLAR – By Myself Meat Puppets – Nine Pins Stella Donnelly – Old Man Beirut – Landslide PRIESTS – The Seduction Of Kansas Cherry … Continue reading Fifteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Just home from a lovely week with family in the Arctic circle, and already pining for the fjords, here are this week’s collection of top tunes neatly gathered up solely for your listening edification. Julian Casablancas – Run Run Run (Velvet Underground cover) Bat For Lashes – I Do Mind Spiders – Running Hooded Fang – Tunnel Vision Wintersleep – Territory Frightened Rabbit – Death … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Here we go, a new year and no less than nine new songs including welcome returns for Dr. Dog, Richmond Fontaine, The Dandy Warhols, Wintersleep, Steve Mason, and Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy amongst others. Dr.Dog – Bring My Baby Back Richmond Fontaine – Wake Up Ray Savages – Adore Wintersleep – Amerika The Dandy Warhols – You Are Killing Me Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy – Rich Wife … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2012 Part 2: 15 – 1

The final post about our favourites of the year, here are numbers fifteen down to top spot of the albums we have most enjoyed in 2012. Don’t forget to check back for our 100 Favourite Tunes and the MM contributor’s best of lists too. 15 Shearwater – Animal Joy a 14 Patterson Hood – Heat Lightning Rumbles In The Distance a 13 Sharon Van Etten … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2012 Part 2: 15 – 1

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

Our monthy round up of the best new tunes we’ve posted and a few brand new ones too. More than 30 tunes to set you up for the weekend. Enjoy. Wooden Wand – Southern Colorado Song Another brilliant example of our favourite, prolific troubadour’s storytelling prowess. a Download The Growl – With The Sharp End Of A Trowel mp3 (from Cleaver Lever EP) Soaked in the authentic … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

Free Download From Wintersleep

Wintersleep’s latest release Hello Hum has been one of those slow burning albums that rewards more with every listen and one we are beginning to think might just be seen as a classic in the future. There are some superb tracks of shimmering psych-tinged country rock (none more so than In Came The Flood) and if there is any justice it is certainly going to … Continue reading Free Download From Wintersleep