Mad Mackerel Recommends Ben Williams

We received an advance copy of Ben Williams’ upcoming acoustic album Minimum Of Fuss in the post (together it has to be said ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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[REVIEW] ‘WASTELAND, BABY!’, DE HOZIER

Después de casi cinco años desde que Andrew Hozier-Byrne lanzase su último disco, (Hozier) el artista irlandés ..

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ALBUM REVIEW: RUNA- ‘Ten: The Errant Night’ (2019)

Innovative and award-winning Celtic Roots band, Runa draw on the diverse musical backgrounds of its band members and offer a modern, referential ..

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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 – ..

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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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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, ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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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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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William The Conqueror – Looking For The Cure

Taken from their upcoming second album Bleeding On The Soundtrack, William The Conqueror’s new single Looking for the Cure is a song ..

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LONDON CELTIC PUNKS PRESENTS THE BEST OF 2018!

Well it seems like only yesterday that I was sitting in Mannions in north London totting up the votes for the Best Album Of 2017 over a couple ..

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 – ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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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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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 ..

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ALBUM REVIEW: VINCE CAYO- ‘Lucky Red Hat’ (2018)

Cayote Rock’n’Roll with Yorkshire grit’n’soul. Lucky Red Hat is the follow up album to last years Bound For Glory ..

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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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RIP: Pete Shelley

Very sad to hear the news of Pete Shelley’s passing yesterday. One of the true punk pioneers and, with the Buzzcocks, created some ..

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 ..

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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 ..

7 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 ..

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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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Eight Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Willard Grant Conspiracy – Untethered Preoccupations – Pontiac 87  (Protomartyr cover) Mercury Rev – Sermon (featuring ..

7 months ago
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Jason Lytle, Little Wings and Kramies – Split Single

Jason Lytle of Grandaddy, Kyle Field of Little Wings, and Kramies have decided to release the first ‘Split- Trio’ or Tri-Single’ ..

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