Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Our final round up in 2015 of all those newly fresh and minted tracks that we’ve gathered up from the past week is one of the best of the whole year. Here are twelve songs which you really need to hear.. Kurt Vile – Pretty Boy Ezra Furman – The Prisoner Those Darlins – Female Trouble (Divine cover) Cian Nugent – Lost Your Way Thao & … Continue reading Twelve Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Another crackerjack month of new tunes on MM, all lovingly compiled and packaged up for you in one sweet playlist ready to download. Here are 33 of our favourite tracks from our May postings and 6 new songs too. No need to thank us. Download Virals – Gloria mp3 (from Coming Up With The Sun EP) Shines bright with an insanely hooky vocal and charged guitar riffs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Mega Round Up Time

Here is a collection of tracks that have found their way into our in-box or on to our iTunes one way or another recently, and which deserve far more time and effort spent on them than we are currently able to give. Plenty to soundtrack your Friday with. Brooklyn’s indie pop three-piece Violens have just released their second LP, True, on Slumberland Records. The album’s … Continue reading Mega Round Up Time

Mad Mackerel Recommends…Jaill

Wisconsin four-piece Jaill are a Sub Pop! signing and will be releasing their album That’s How We Burn on July 27th. They are from the more raucous end of the label’s spectrum with riffs and gunfire drumming a-plenty. Our favourite is The Stroller, a gritty psych-rocker of great promise with Everyone’s Hip not far behind. You can pre-order here. You can visit their MySpace here. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…Jaill