Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Offa Rex – The Queen of Hearts Lydia Loveless – Desire The Deslondes – Muddy Water Black Lips – Occidental Front Hunx & His Punx – Baby Of The Band Left Lane Cruiser – The Point Is Over Flowing The Geraldine Fibbers – Thank You For Giving Me Life                 Continue reading Seven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Hunx & His Punx New Album: Street Punk

On 23rd July, Hardly Art will release the new full-length by California’s Hunx & His Punx. Street Punk, as the title implies, is a dramatic departure from the band’s previous outing, 2011’s Too Young to Be in Love, and includes a deep-cut Beastie Boys cover, Egg Raid on Mojo, and brief, blistering anthems like (the possibly self-explanatory) Everyone’s a Pussy (Fuck You Dude). In fact, it … Continue reading Hunx & His Punx New Album: Street Punk

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

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Hunx & His Punx

Hunx & His Punx plunge their sticky fingers into a 60s inspired lucky dip and come up trumps with Lovers Lane. It is a wonderfully entertaining, tongue-in-cheek homage to the Shangri-Las, doo-wop, bubblegum pop, beach cruising and prom night teenage angst and, of course, it finishes with the obligatory spoken word denouement – this time with flamboyantly camp overtones. We know we are a little behind … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Hunx & His Punx