Ten Bandcamp Treasures

Trawling Bandcamp can from time to time reveal the most extraordinary treasures – more often than not they are free or a nominal ‘pay what you want deal’ and so here are ten of the bands that have been tickling the Mackerel’s fancy recently. First up is uncompromising garage-punk noiseniks The Bats Pajamas who have featured on MM before and have a new EP called … Continue reading Ten Bandcamp Treasures

Another From Hypocrite In A Hippy Crypt

Here is another track of lo-fi folky goodness from Hypocrite In A Hippy Crypt’s album Tweaker In The Park – 11 tracks about crazy people, oceans, and murder. Order the CD here. Download Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt – The Down mp3 (from Tweaker In The Park) Download Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt – The Town Crazies mp3 (from Tweaker In The Park) Continue reading Another From Hypocrite In A Hippy Crypt

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2011

Our usual round up of the very best of our August posts and some new tracks too. Dip in – every one a winner as they say. Download The Cabin Dogs – High Falls mp3 (from Midnight Trail) Invites you to kick off your boots, pour a stiff one and sit on the porch to watch the sun go down – a song for when you’re busy … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2011

Introducing…Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt

Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt is a musical project spawned from craziness, pick-me-ups, and late nights. The result is an 11 track album about crazy people, oceans, and murder. Sounds good to us! Created by a secretive and somewhat reclusive 19 year old Bloomington resident, most of the songs were written in his basement and bedroom in the late hours of the night. The style has been described … Continue reading Introducing…Hypocrite in a Hippy Crypt