New Release Round Up: Laura Marling, Diet Cig, Pissed Jeans and lots more

The new releases juggernaut has well and truly got into gear for 2017 with a whole host of new tracks from some longstanding MM faves seeing the light of day this week. So, rather than post them all one-by-one, we’ve rounded them up for you into one neat package. Wonderful New York duo Diet Cig have announced the forthcoming release of their hugely anticipated debut album … Continue reading New Release Round Up: Laura Marling, Diet Cig, Pissed Jeans and lots more

Mad Mackerel’s Halloween Mix

We don’t usually do themed mixes, but Halloween is different. So many great songs lend themselves to a night of ghoulish wrongdoing and sorcery. So to get you in the mood, download a marvellous combination of folk, punk, psych-rock, paisley jangle, experimental, indie, and straight up rock ‘n’ roll. Fifteen great songs, all treats and no tricks. Download The Dream Syndicate – Halloween mp3 (from … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Halloween Mix

MM’s Best Of The Month: June

Here is our regular monthly round up of 25 of the best tracks posted on Mad Mackerel in the past month, and three new gems too. That’s a more than decent mixtape sorted even if we were crap in the World Cup! The Futurebirds – Battle For Rome mp3 Glorious, up-tempo alt-country gem that recalls Neil Young at his finest Puro Instinct – California Shakedown … Continue reading MM’s Best Of The Month: June

Insound’s Free June Mixtape have made their free June mixtape available here. As always, it will only be up for around a week (so be quick), and as always it is packed full of excellent tracks, which can all be yours in return for an e-mail address. Highlights among them this month being MM faves Blitzen Trapper, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, Suckers, Teenage Fanclub, and these two gems we’ve picked … Continue reading Insound’s Free June Mixtape