The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 1)

Mad Mackerel has been around for ten years now. We’ve come a long way. Early days using Google’s blogspot where our posts were regularly and erroneously taken down through DMCA notices until the moment when Google just erased us completely, our move to WordPress in April 2010 where Kurt Vile, Beach Fossils, Johnny Flynn and Band of Horses were among our first posts. Those were … Continue reading The Top 200 – Mad Mackerel’s favourite songs of the last ten years (Part 1)

Audio Antihero Charity Compilation for Rape Crisis

Regular readers of this blog will know we are big admirers of the wilfully uncommercial Audio Antihero label, home to some MM faves like Benjamin Shaw and Jack Hayter. The label is putting out a charity compilation to benefit the work of charity Rape Crisis in England, Wales and Scotland. Despite the clearly serious and important end purpose, the compilation, titled Regal vs Steamboat, is very much meant … Continue reading Audio Antihero Charity Compilation for Rape Crisis

Free Sampler From Audio Antihero

The wonderful, and wilfully uncommercial, label Audio Antihero have made a free sampler of their music available for free download. Brilliantly described as “This sampler is a document of our underachieving…but a damn good one.” It includes the marvellous Benjamin Shaw, the marvellous Paul Hawkins & The Awkward Silences, the marvellous Jack Hayter, the marvellous Wartgore Hellsnicker and…well you get the picture. Download the sampler … Continue reading Free Sampler From Audio Antihero