MM’s Best of 2017: The Italian Job

Each year we share MM’s contributors’ personal favourites of the year. Kicking us off is a fine selection from the Italian Job. Buon Lavoro. 20. Lød – Folder   19. BAIT – Push The Elephant   18. The Gay Blades – Hurricane Boys   17. Sun Abduction – Acid Pyramid   16. Beaches – Void   15. War On Drugs – Holding On (Edit)   … Continue reading MM’s Best of 2017: The Italian Job

Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

  30 Meat Wave – The Incessant   29 L.A. Witch – L.A. Witch   28 Oh Sees – Orc   27 Pissed Jeans – Why Love Now   26 Deer Tick – Deer Tick Vol. 1   25 Ty Segall – Ty Segall   24 Public Service Broadcasting – Public Service Broadcasting   23 Phoebe Bridgers – Stranger In The Alps   22 Alvvays … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Albums Of The Year

Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 50 – 26

50 Hiccup – Teasin’   49 Nervous Dater – Bad Spanish   48 Sun Abduction – Acid Pyramid   47 Roadhouses – Drinkin’   46 Dream Police – Revenge   45 BAIT – Push The Elephant   44 Meat Wave – The Incessant   43 Young Fathers – Only God Knows   42 Ty Segall – Big Man   41 The Sugarmen – Our Gallows … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Tracks Of The Year 50 – 26

New Video: Pissed Jeans – The Bar Is Low

The Bar is Low is the lead single from Why Love Now, the fifth album from Pissed Jeans, out today worldwide on Sub Pop. The song is one of our favourites from the record and is now the subject of a humorous new video, following the band members on a trip to the gym. Except they don’t know how to properly use the equipment. An … Continue reading New Video: Pissed Jeans – The Bar Is Low

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

Pissed Jeans Are Back

We will always have a soft spot for Philadelphia’s wonderfully named Pissed Jeans ever since their brilliant Boring Girls was adopted as an anthem by our gentle, sweet middle sprat a few years back. She is sixteen next week and will be just as delighted as me to learn they will release their new album Why Love Now? via Sub Pop on 24th February. It is produced … Continue reading Pissed Jeans Are Back

Pissed Jeans Remaster Shallow

For the first time in years, Pissed Jeans’ debut long player Shallow is getting reissued on vinyl, and it’s also been completely remastered. Out on 7th October via SubPop, it now includes a bonus 7” reproduction of their first single included in the LP sleeve (a download code for those songs is included in the CD version). Pre-order here. What better excuse then to post the … Continue reading Pissed Jeans Remaster Shallow

Videos of the Day: Raveonettes || Forest || Pissed Jeans || Withered Hand

Videos today from The Raveonettes and their contribution to the new Doors Tribute Album, A Psych Tribute to the Doors. We also have Forest and their debut video for All I Have, and from Pissed Jeans a live video for You’re Different (In Person). Lastly a video for Withered Hand’s excellent new track, Horseshoe. . . . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Raveonettes || Forest || Pissed Jeans || Withered Hand

Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 1 50-31)

Perhaps unusually, this year seemed a better one for albums rather than individual tracks with some fabulous releases over the past twelve months. There were many contenders for our end of year list, but here, after much deliberation, is Part One of our favourites of 2013. 50 Daughn Gibson – Me Moan . 49 The Men – New Moon . 48 Pissed Jeans – Honeys … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Favourite Albums Of 2013 (Part 1 50-31)

Insound’s February Digital Mixtape

It’s that time again, a brand new free digital mixtape for all Insound newsletter subscribers. The  latest sampler has tracks from Airstrip, California X, Darwin Deez, Fantasmas, Hands, HRVRD, Matmos, and PYYRAMIDS amongst others. A couple of our favourites from the mix are below from The Bronx and Pissed Jeans (the brilliant Bathroom Laughter from the forthcoming Honeys). As always, the sampler’s only available for the next week … Continue reading Insound’s February Digital Mixtape