Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

We’ve been a bit tardy with our round ups of the Best of the Month downloads on MM, and so we have a bumper three month collection for you before the countdown begins on Monday for our favourite 100 tracks and 50 albums of the year. So without further ado…here is Part 1 of the pick of the downloads from September to November…and as usual, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

A brilliant month for new music means a mix of more than 35 tracks compiled for you in our selection of our favourite downloads from July’s posts. And, as always, a few brand new tunes to round the collection off. They’re all yours…and check out all the other Best of the Month mixes using the sidebar links too. SNØFFELTØFFS – Pretty Girl Storming garage punk. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

The Welcome Return Of Gross Relations

We first featured Gross Relations back in 2010 and now this Brooklyn-based fivesome who play lo-fi pop songs that are highly catchy and short on saccharine, are deservedly beginning to earn themselves some major adulation. With plenty of fuzz and lackadaisically-delivered lyrics reeled in by insistent, irresistible riffs, the band have a certain swagger that’s more than borne out on this track, Cut The Final Scene, which … Continue reading The Welcome Return Of Gross Relations

MM’s Best Of The Month: October

Here is our regular round-up of the very best of October’s postings. Twenty great tracks for a great mix, plus three new ones to enjoy too. You can check out all of our previous best of the month mixes just by clicking the links for April, May, June, July. August and September. No Age – Fever Dreaming mp3 (from Everything In Between) A full on, … Continue reading MM’s Best Of The Month: October

Introducing…Gross Relations

Gross Relations is a great name for a band…we Mackerel’s have more than enough of those. Appropriate too, that the sound should be fuzzed up, reverb ridden, garage pop of the most infectious kind. This track, from current single Fuzzy Relations is called You Don’t Know Me and from the opening bars it simply grabs hold and hangs on for dear life. Try as you might … Continue reading Introducing…Gross Relations