MM Shorts 726: Hunters

Hunters are a six piece band from San Francisco that have just released their third album, We All Go Up the Mountain Alone Together. Have a listen to the rolling, countrified rock of Ghost Town Blues with its touch points of Death Cab For Cutie and Wilco, but distinguished by Rosa del Duca’s crystal clear vocals. Buy from Bandcamp here. . Continue reading MM Shorts 726: Hunters

Thursday Means Six Of The Best

We’re currently away for a few days so apologies for the paucity of detail with this post, but here are six tunes that tip the scales on the noisy side for you to enjoy (and scare the cat with). First up we have the full-on stoner onslaught of psych-rockers White Hills with a taste from forthcoming album Frying On This Rock and a perfect companion piece … Continue reading Thursday Means Six Of The Best

More from Hunters

We posted the excellent single release Deadbeat by Brooklyn’s Hunters back in early February. A song we described as “The Vaselines making music with The Ruts on a chaotic acid binge.” Now we have a track from their self-titled, name your price EP, which is available here on Bandcamp. Visceral, tribal, and anthemic. Start your weekend with a bang! Download Hunters – Brat Mouth mp3 … Continue reading More from Hunters

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


The label Swill Children sent us a couple of releases recently. One, a 7″ split between Brooklyn based Hunters and Montreal based Dead Wife is proving increasingly popular here at MM. Hunters are charged with wild energy, hailing from Brooklyn, NY and led by the duo singers/guitarists, Derek Watson and Isabel Ibsen. The tribal beat and brilliant riff on Deadbeat is a perfect combination of … Continue reading Introducing…Hunters