Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Another crackerjack month of new tunes on MM, all lovingly compiled and packaged up for you in one sweet playlist ready to download. Here are 33 of our favourite tracks from our May postings and 6 new songs too. No need to thank us. Download Virals – Gloria mp3 (from Coming Up With The Sun EP) Shines bright with an insanely hooky vocal and charged guitar riffs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Mega Round Up Time

Here is a collection of tracks that have found their way into our in-box or on to our iTunes one way or another recently, and which deserve far more time and effort spent on them than we are currently able to give. Plenty to soundtrack your Friday with. Brooklyn’s indie pop three-piece Violens have just released their second LP, True, on Slumberland Records. The album’s … Continue reading Mega Round Up Time

MM Shorts 151: More From Beast Make Bomb

We’ve posted a couple of times recently about the glorious, exhilarating fuzzed-up pop of Beast Make Bomb and they now have a new self-released EP out called Sourpuss and it has cover art that will delight Mrs M. Giveaway track Coney Island is another shimmering slice of indie rock played out against a backdrop of old-school punk attitude. It’s slightly slower, given a bit more … Continue reading MM Shorts 151: More From Beast Make Bomb

MM Shorts 134: Beast Make Bomb Cover Harvey Danger

Brooklyn quartet and fuzzpop advocates Beast Make Bomb have just released a cover of Harvey Danger’s late-90s classic Flagpole Sitta. Watch it and download it. a Download Beast Make Bomb – Flagpole Sitta mp3 (Harvey Danger cover) Download Beast Make Bomb – It Snowed Last Night mp3 (from Skinny Legs) Continue reading MM Shorts 134: Beast Make Bomb Cover Harvey Danger

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2012

Here is our cherry picked selection of our favourite downloads from March for you, together with a few new tracks to create a perfect end-of-month mix. Enjoy. Download Thee Exciters – Dinosaur Traffic mp3 (from Perpetual Happening) Psychedelia meets proto-punk Download The Lonesome Savages – All Outta Love mp3 (from All Outta Love 7″) 50s inflected rock’n’roll revamped and updated with elements of the current garage punk sound – … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2012

Friday Means Eight Of The Best

We’ve got good stuff coming out of our ears – quite literally at the moment. So here is the latest in our somewhat ad-hoc “of the best” feature comprising a trawl of the in-box and favourite blogs to bring you eight corking tunes to help get your Friday night off to a suitably energetic start. We have Swedish punks Holograms and the clattering b-side to … Continue reading Friday Means Eight Of The Best