Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

Our monthy round up of the best new tunes we’ve posted and a few brand new ones too. More than 30 tunes to set you up for the weekend. Enjoy. Wooden Wand – Southern Colorado Song Another brilliant example of our favourite, prolific troubadour’s storytelling prowess. a Download The Growl – With The Sharp End Of A Trowel mp3 (from Cleaver Lever EP) Soaked in the authentic … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best of the Month: October 2012

A (Belated) Round Up

We missed these recently. You shouldn’t! First up are three tracks from Castle Face’s new re-imagining of the Velvet Underground & Nico album to celebrate 45 years since that seminal release. It features previous MM alumni The Fresh & Onlys, Burnt Ones, and Thee Oh Sees amongst others – and is limited to just 1,000 copies, on banana yellow vinyl with original art by another MM fave David … Continue reading A (Belated) Round Up

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2012

You know the score. Some of our favourite downloads from the past month neatly parcelled up into one tasty mix and decorated with a few new tunes too. Nearly forty in all. Jump in! Download Wye Oak – Spiral mp3 (from Adult Swim Singles Series) A change of approach and tempo from experimental folkies Download Unnatural Helpers – Hate Your Teachers mp3 (from Land Grab) Raging. Ferocious. Punk Download … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2012

Wednesday Means Eight of the Best

Here is our regular round-up of the recent best of the inbox, blogs and internet for you to peruse, scrutinise and download for your undoubted listening pleasure and aural delight. First up is a second taste from the forthcoming Two Gallants long player The Bloom And The Blight. While previous offering Broken Eyes was a gorgeous, folky delight, My Love Won’t Wait indulges the band’s … Continue reading Wednesday Means Eight of the Best

Sunday Means Eight Of The Best

Time for another swift round-up of some of the best tunes into our in-box and from around our favourite music blogs. A little while ago we posted the video for Shrouded Strangers excellent track Featherbed, and now we have the mp3 for you as well. We also have the full-on power pop of Fort Lean and their new single Sunsick, some Swedish punk from new … Continue reading Sunday Means Eight Of The Best

MM’s Best of the Month: November

Here is the best of our November posts, a perfect mix tape to kick off the festive seasons and a nice reminder before we all get immersed in all those end-of-year top tens/twenties/fifties etc. And as always a couple of new ones too. Twenty five great tracks. Enjoy. Download Outer Minds – Until You’re Dead mp3 Pristine nugget of 60s inspired garage rock, twangy rough-cut … Continue reading MM’s Best of the Month: November

Introducing…Outer Minds

Outer Minds play pristine nuggets of 60s inspired garage rock. New single on Hozac Records, Bloodshot Eyes delivers up three tracks of twangy, rough-cut harmonies backed by perfect hooks and a classic wall of sound noise. Buy from Insound here. Visit their MySpace here. Download Outer Minds – Until You’re Dead mp3 (from Bloodshot Eyes 7″) Continue reading Introducing…Outer Minds