Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: April 2012

So we exit April, which true to form turned out to be wetter than a Mackerel’s handshake. No matter, banish the blues with this scorching mix of some of the best downloads we offered in the month, plus a few new ones to get to know and love too. Download Alexander Tucker – Window Sill mp3 (from Third Mouth) Minimalist string arrangements with electronic manipulations … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: April 2012

Johnny Bertram & The Golden Bicycles Release Neon City

Johnny Bertram & The Golden Bicycles second album Neon City has now officially seen the light of day and is available everywhere via Esperanza Plantation. It is a very tasty excursion into robust, but still melodic indie rock with some folky undertones and while the topics don’t always make for easy listening, it gives the record a depth and character that is more often than not absent … Continue reading Johnny Bertram & The Golden Bicycles Release Neon City

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2012

Here is our cherry picked selection of our favourite downloads from March for you, together with a few new tracks to create a perfect end-of-month mix. Enjoy. Download Thee Exciters – Dinosaur Traffic mp3 (from Perpetual Happening) Psychedelia meets proto-punk Download The Lonesome Savages – All Outta Love mp3 (from All Outta Love 7″) 50s inflected rock’n’roll revamped and updated with elements of the current garage punk sound – … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: March 2012

Johnny Bertram album released tomorrow

We’ve already posted the quite excellent Private Land, the first track from the new Johnny Bertram & The Golden Bicycles album Days That Passed, which gets its official release tomorrow. To mark the occasion they have made a second track available titled At The Wake. This track offers a nice contrast to the full on rock and roll of Private Land and shows exactly why … Continue reading Johnny Bertram album released tomorrow