Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Flat Worms – Shouting At The Wall Cass McCombs – The Great Pixley Train Robbery Low Life – The Pitts Weyes Blood – Andromeda The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Cannot Be Saved Grim Streaker – A.D.D. Potty Mouth – 22 The Cowboys – Somethings Never Change Arre! Arre! – Anthem Shana Cleveland – Face Of The Sun                 … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

You know the score by now. This week we have new tunes from Thee Oh Sees, Potty Mouth, Menace Beach, Mutual Benefit, Honeyblood, Crystal Fairy, Jacuzzi Boys, Hazel English, Teen Suicide and some vintage 60s garage rock from Film Jacket 35. Enjoy the weekend. Thee Oh Sees – The Poem Menace Beach – Maybe We’ll Drown Hazel English – Control Potty Mouth – Smash Hit Teen … Continue reading Ten Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Time once again for the weekly collection of new releases in one convenient package for you. This week it is lucky eleven… . 1. Ezra Furman – I Can Change (LCD Soundsystem cover) 2. Potty Mouth – Cherry Picking 3. Israel Nash – Strangers 4. Beach Slang – Bad Art & Weirdo Ideas 5. Widowspeak – Dead Love (so Still) 6. The Ukiah Drag – … Continue reading Eleven Songs You Should Have Heard This Week

Faux Real RSD Compilation

One of the more intriguing and interesting RSD releases looks to be the Faux Real compilation from Father/Daughter Records. Faux Real is a collection of fake songs by real bands. The nine track 12” Record Store Day exclusive will only be available from participating stores on April 19th, pressed on yellow vinyl and limited to just 500 copies. It includes Sadie Dupuis (of Speedy Ortiz), Potty … Continue reading Faux Real RSD Compilation

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

A brilliant month for new music means a mix of more than 35 tracks compiled for you in our selection of our favourite downloads from July’s posts. And, as always, a few brand new tunes to round the collection off. They’re all yours…and check out all the other Best of the Month mixes using the sidebar links too. SNØFFELTØFFS – Pretty Girl Storming garage punk. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2013

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2013

Here we are again, a round up of twenty five of June’s best downloads on Mad Mackerel (plus a few new tunes) that combine to make another perfect mix for those long summer days. Stick these on the iPod, crack a cold one, relax and enjoy! Honeyslide – Drippin Swathed in reverb, bathed in noise and drowned in dreamy vocals. [Click through for free download] … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: June 2013

Thursday Means Eight Of The Best

Here are eight of the very best tracks to reach out to us from our inbox and the internet over the past few days. First up we have a new track from the forthcoming album Soft Will from Smith Westerns, which distills the spirit of Big Star into a delicately reverential tribute to classic 70s radio rock. We have the superbly maudlin, gloom-pop of Franklin the … Continue reading Thursday Means Eight Of The Best