A.A. Bondy – Killers 3

We’re very much looking forward to getting our grubby mitts on A.A. Bondy’s new album Enderness – his first for eight ..

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Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Fishing For Fishies The Head And The Heart – Missed Connection Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation ..

3 months ago
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Introducing >>> Vilma Flood

Inspired by artists like Leonard Cohen, Ane Brun, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Alela Diane, and Joni Mitchell amongst others, Vilma Flood ..

3 months ago
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Frog – God Loved A Woman

We loved Brooklyn duo Frog’s album Whatever We Probably Already Had It, which was released towards the end of last year, and now the band ..

3 months ago
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ALBUM REVIEW: T.C. COSTELLO- ‘Horizon Songs’ (2019)

Most American artists we only get to know from their record releases but it seems T.C. Costello drops over this side of the broad Atlantic ..

4 months ago
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Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Pet Shimmers – Feels Hz (featuring Goat Girl) Sleaford Mods – O.B.C.T. William The Conqueror – Thank Me Later Wye Oak – ..

4 months ago
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Cactus Blossoms – Got A Lotta Love

The Cactus Blossoms are a Minneapolis-based brother duo and will release their forthcoming album Easy Way (out 1st March via Walkie Talkie ..

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Renee Wahl – Cut To The Bone

We’re a sucker for some outlaw country and southern gothic and Renee Wahl delivers in spades on her new album Cut To The Bone, which ..

4 months ago
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Lonesome Shack – Too Bad

We’ve already posted a couple of tracks from Lonesome Shack’s upcoming long player Desert Dreams. Our advance copy is already ..

4 months ago
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After Eight Long Years… A.A. Bondy Returns

Quite literally just last week I was talking to someone about what had happened to A.A.Bondy who was last heard of (musically at least) ..

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Damien Jurado Announces New Album, Shares South

For more than two decades, Damien Jurado has sung folk songs brimming with prophetic imagination. Whether singing ballads about killers, ..

4 months ago
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Fourteen Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Flat Worms – Surreal New Year The Uranium Club – Man Is The Loneliest Animal Ånge Teenage Angst – Ånge ..

4 months ago
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Dr. Dog – Critical Single

The day just keeps on getting better. No sooner did we have the details of the new Felice Brothers album, than we discover a new single ..

4 months ago
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The Felice Brothers Announce Undress

Happy days! After three long years, we have an announcement of a new album from the Felice Brothers. Undress was recorded in the late summer ..

4 months ago
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Mad Mackerel Recommends… Eerie Point

Born out of the Rust Belt, and with influences that span decades and range from classic artists such as Dylan and the Stones, to grunge ..

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Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Deer Tick – White City  (Pogues cover) Mekons – Lawrence of California Bear’s Den – Fuel On The Fire Ritual ..

4 months ago
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Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Spiral Stairs – HYP-NO-TIZED Lady Lamb – Even In The Tremor Keston Cobblers’ Club – Esta Mercury Rev featuring Lucinda ..

5 months ago
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Introducing >>> Dark Tea

Dark Tea is songwriter Gary Canino who will release a self-titled debut album on 22nd March via Fire Talk. It is a collection of warm, country ..

5 months ago
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Viking Moses – Cruel Child Album

Nearly 13 years since his proper debut as Viking Moses, Baltimore musician Brendon Massei is slated to release his fifth album, Cruel Child. ..

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Hand Habits – can’t calm down

Los Angeles-based artist, Hand Habits has shared can’t calm down, the latest single from upcoming album, placeholder. It is a lovely ..

5 months ago
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DBUK – And God Bless You

Slim Cessna offshoot DBUK release their new album Nine Through Sixteen at the end of this week (order here). It is a record of haunting, ..

5 months ago
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Introducing >>> Pink Chameleons

Pink Chameleons are a new three piece band fronted by Black Lizard’s Paltsa-Kai Salama (Vocals & Guitar) with Antti Sauli (Bass) ..

5 months ago
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Lonesome Shack – The City Is A Desert

We shared Lonesome Shack’s excellent track Past The Ditch just before Christmas, and now we have a second (top) tune from their forthcoming ..

5 months ago
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Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Flat Worms – Shouting At The Wall Cass McCombs – The Great Pixley Train Robbery Low Life – The Pitts Weyes Blood – ..

5 months ago
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Native Harrow – Can’t Go On Like This

On 12th April, Native Harrow, an indie folk-pop outfit out of New York’s Hudson River Valley will release their new album Happier ..

5 months ago
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Unreleased Townes Van Zandt Collection Coming In March

Gotta love Townes Van Zandt, and particularly the news that a previously unreleased collection of songs titled Sky Blue will be released ..

5 months ago
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New Album From Strand Of Oaks

Timothy Showalter, aka Strand of Oaks, has been through some dark, dark times recently. Times when he felt certain his songwriting days ..

5 months ago
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Ohtis – Curve Of Earth

Following the release of their 7” single Runnin at the tail end of last year, Ohtis have announced the release of their ..

5 months ago
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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 ..

5 months ago
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Sharon Van Etten – Seventeen

We’re very much looking forward to Sharon Van Etten’s upcoming album Remind Me Tomorrow (out next week) and the latest track ..

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Steve Earle & The Dukes Announce New Album: Guy

Steve Earle & The Dukes have announced the release of new album GUY on 29th March. The 16-song set is comprised of songs written by one of his two primary ..

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New Year Round Up

Here is a quick round up of some new tunes and videos to start the year properly. First up, Los Angeles duo Girlpool has shared the title ..

5 months ago
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Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Songs Of The Year

And here, finally, are MM’s own choices for favourite tunes of 2018. Happy New Year one and all…   10 Frog – American ..

6 months ago
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End of Year Catch-Up (Part 2)

We rounded-up and shared a few songs yesterday that we had missed while posting our countdown of our favourite songs of the year. Here is a second ..

6 months ago
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End of Year Catch-Up (Part 1)

Having been very focused on our Best of Year tracks recently, we’ve built up a bit of a backlog of new tunes to share, so thought ..

6 months ago
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Six Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Fat Earthers -Letter Bomb Howe Gelb – A Thousand Kisses Deep (featuring M.Ward) The Chills – Bad Sugar Mount Hudson – ..

6 months ago
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The Decemberists – Traveling On

Traveling On is the title song from The Decemberists’ new EP, all five of which are unreleased tracks from the same sessions ..

6 months ago
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Sharon Van Etten – Jupiter 4

We’ve not been able to post much recently, which is a great shame, given how much good new stuff has been appearing over the last ..

6 months ago
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Introducing >>> Post Lovers

Post Lovers, the Athens-based act of songwriter and vocalist Eleni Karageorgou have announced the release of their self-titled debut album, ..

7 months ago
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Introducing >>> Gabriella Rose

Moulded in the raw poeticism of Lou Reed and Nico-era Velvet Underground, sixteen year old Gabriella Rose’s dynamic songwriting ..

7 months ago
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Frog – Bones

Loving this track of stripped back, insistently sparse folk from New York duo Frog. The wonderfully poignant and unrestrained Bones comes ..

7 months ago
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