Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2011

Another bonanza month of top tunes, all rounded up for you in one perfect download mix. Here are the September highlights together, as always, with a couple of top-notch new tracks too. Download The Migrant – The Hurricane mp3 (from Amerika) Distinguished by a slow blues refrain, handclaps and a mournful vocal, it is one of those tunes that sounds like it has been around forever. Download … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2011

More From Woodsman

Woodsman have unveiled another cut of sublime spacey, psychedelia from their forthcoming Mystic Places EP. Specdrum is one of six new songs on the new record, available October 25th – you can pre-order here from Fire Talk Records (but be quick, vinyl is limited to 300 copies). Download Woodsman – Specdrum mp3 (from Mystic Places EP) Download Woodsman – In Circles mp3 (from Mystic Places EP) Continue reading More From Woodsman

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2011

Our usual round up of the very best of our August posts and some new tracks too. Dip in – every one a winner as they say. Download The Cabin Dogs – High Falls mp3 (from Midnight Trail) Invites you to kick off your boots, pour a stiff one and sit on the porch to watch the sun go down – a song for when you’re busy … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2011

New EP From Woodsman

Woodsman can be firmly filed under the psychedelic genre in your iTunes library. Skilfully avoiding the trap of self-indulgence and overcooked noodling, they mix swirling, spacey guitars, reverb washes, tribal drum patterns, vocal delays and ominous repetition into a mesmerising, pulsating whole on the excellent In Circles, the advance track from new EP Mystic Places. Doobie optional! The EP is out on October 25th via Fire … Continue reading New EP From Woodsman

Saturday Round-Up

Here is a lazy blogger’s round-up of some of the new tracks that we’ve come across and enjoyed over the past few days and weeks, some of which might tickle your ears in a good way. The Moondoggies delivered a cracking album in 2008’s Don’t Be A Stranger and have a follow-up due in September titled Tidelands. In the meantime they are releasing a five track … Continue reading Saturday Round-Up