New Video: Criminal Hygiene – Greetings From A Postcard

LA-based garage rock band Criminal Hygiene have shared a new music video for Greetings From A Postcard, taken from the imminent release of their forthcoming Again EP, which is itself a companion piece to the band’s excellent studio album, Run It Again. The clip for Greetings From A Postcard follows the United Run It Again Parcel Service as it spreads its message of dedicated – and … Continue reading New Video: Criminal Hygiene – Greetings From A Postcard

Limited Fanfare Records 2014 Spring​/​Summer Sampler

Limited Fanfare’s Spring/Summer Sampler is available on a pay-what-you-want basis from Bandcamp. It features ten tracks from such MM faves as Lil Daggers, Gringo Starr, Criminal Hygiene and Denney & The Jets. Check a couple of our favourites below or just head here to get the whole thing. . . .   Continue reading Limited Fanfare Records 2014 Spring​/​Summer Sampler

Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: February 2013

Here is our selection of the best of our February downloads together with a few brand new tracks to dig into. So go on. Knock yourself out. Blank Realm – Cleaning Up My Mess Sitting somewhere between the melancholic churn and burn of Mercury Rev and the noisy squall of Sonic Youth, the four-piece gleefully meld psychedelia with punk and pop and even a smattering … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: February 2013

More From Criminal Hygiene

Criminal Hygiene are releasing a third single, Alan, I’m In Love, off their debut LP, CRMNL HYGNE (buy it here via Small Smile Records). The track (along with Grady Get Angry) may well be our favourite from the album. It is a self-loathing number that bass player and songwriter, James Pratley Watson explains, “is a song about thinking you’re in love with someone, and then … Continue reading More From Criminal Hygiene

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: December 2012

As might be expected, slightly fewer tunes make up our final monthly mix of the best of the downloads from MM – no panic tho’, the quality of new tunes on offer more than makes up for it. And as always, some new ones for you too means a top banana mix of twenty cracking songs to play in the New Year. The Cheatahs – … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: December 2012

Round Up / Catch Up

We’re once again struggling with the in-box and a bunch of tunes that need sharing, but not the time to do them justice with the write-ups. Take our word for it though, these are all worth further investigation. LA skater punks, Criminal Hygiene offer up their latest single, Rearrange Me, a bitter ode to unhealthy relationships, full of rough and raspy vocals met with a … Continue reading Round Up / Catch Up