Mega Video Round Up

We’ve been trawling through a whole mass of videos recently and here are some of our favourites assembled for your viewing and listening pleasure. First up is Crybaby’s video for excellent debut I Cherish The Heartbreak More Than The Love That I Lost, shot in the gloomy surrounds of Bristol hospital and is a noirish loveletter to the exquisite pain of a broken heart. a … Continue reading Mega Video Round Up

New Track From Brother Gruesome

A little less than a year ago we posted a track from the superbly named Brother Gruesome so it was a pleasant surprise to receive an e-mail from the band with details of a new track, 5AM, which they have made available for free download from their Bandcamp page. Apparently a full length album is in the pipeline, which they have been recording in New … Continue reading New Track From Brother Gruesome

Brother Gruesome Video

Last month we posted Brother Gruesome’s excellent new track Tubes – the A side from new single For The Morphine Makes You Comfortable. Here is the video for the song, THEEND puppeteers (with the help of animator Shawn Downey) have beautifully adapted the shadow show they perform live with Brother Gruesome to tell the story of a dying loved one. The song deals with long declining … Continue reading Brother Gruesome Video

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February

Here we are again. A mix of the best tracks we posted in February and a few new ones too. Twenty seven cracking songs to immerse yourself in! Download O’Death – Bugs mp3 (from Outside) Echoes of their ramshackle and punkish best, but this time it is cocooned in something more subtle and thoughtful too. Download The Whalers – That Rabbit mp3 (from How The Ship Goes … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: February

Introducing…Brother Gruesome

It must be a day for great band names. Following our Slug Guts post come the equally magnificently named Brother Gruesome and their second 7″ release For the Morphine Makes You Comfortable. We have the A side for you, Tubes is a song about hearing a loved one speak their final words over a telephone. The B Side, Needles, makes reference to the chemical side of dying … Continue reading Introducing…Brother Gruesome