Video Round Up

Here is our latest collection of musical films for you. A regular pot pourri of musical styles from Girl Skin’s gorgeously fragile chamber folk to Sit Down’s oozing amalgam of doom metal and sludgy punk by way of The Cavemen’s amphetamine-fueled rhythms and scorching guitar, coupled with drunk and disorderly vocal tirades, and First Aid Kit’s ever perfect vocal harmonies. There is Steve Mason’s soulful new … Continue reading Video Round Up

Holydrug Couple – Waterfalls

Chilean psych-pop duo The Holydrug Couple will release their new album Hyper Super Mega via Sacred Bones Records on the 14th September. Their latest single is Waterfalls, a woozy, intoxicating ballad that dreamily meanders the paths and networks of classic 60s and 70s pastoral psychedelia with synthesised textures and modern production. Have a listen.   Continue reading Holydrug Couple – Waterfalls

Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Regular as clockwork, here is our end-of-week catch-up of some of the best tunes released over the past seven days. Enjoy. 1. Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want To Let You Down 2. The Telescopes – I Wanna Be Your Dog (Stooges cover) 3. White Reaper – Make Me Wanna Die 4. Stealing Sheep – Greed 5. Holydrug Couple – Baby I’m Going Away … Continue reading Nine Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

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