New Single From Only The Sea Slugs

Only The Sea Slugs is an oddball band name and perfectly suits the Sydney five piece’s skewed and dark-hearted pop sound. They are one of those bands for whom one word descriptions can work very well: melancholic, brooding, twisted, dark, hypnotic, moody, absorbing. You get the picture, but actually put them all together and you start to get a far better sense of what they … Continue reading New Single From Only The Sea Slugs

Repost: Best of October 2011 Mix

To celebrate our downloads working again we thought we would re-post our best of the month mix from October – more than 20 great tracks selected from our October posts and six new ones too. This time you can download and dive in. Download The Minks – Araby mp3 (from Araby 7″) Endearingly gloomy slice of indie-pop. Download The Bloody Hollies – Dirty Sex mp3 (from Yours Until The Bitter End) The dark … Continue reading Repost: Best of October 2011 Mix

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2011

Another month, more than 20 great tracks selected from our October posts and five new ones too. Download and dive in. Download The Minks – Araby mp3 (from Araby 7″) Endearingly gloomy slice of indie-pop. Download The Bloody Hollies – Dirty Sex mp3 (from Yours Until The Bitter End) The dark side of raw garage punk with touches of organ, violin and xylophone. Download Bare Bones – Hope & Feather … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2011

Introducing…Only The Sea Slugs

The follow up their acclaimed 2009 Dreamstate EP, Sydney’s Only The Sea Slugs have announced the release of their new mini album Street Music. Heralded for their brooding, enchanting sound and intriguing tempos, the Street Music mini album follows a string of lauded releases including their 2007 recording You’re The Reason Drugs Are Useless, and their 2008 track We, The Odd One. The record is contagious, layered and intriguing … Continue reading Introducing…Only The Sea Slugs