Video Round Up

We’ve had more than a few tasty videos for tasty tunes fly our way in the recent days and weeks. Here is a quick round-up of some of our favourites from the likes of Landlady, alansmithee, Handsome Jack, Hiss Golden Messenger, Split Screens, Stone Jack Jones, Yes I’m Leaving, Slaves, The Last Bison, The Ruminaters, Buffalo Stack and Chris Staples. . . . . . … Continue reading Video Round Up

Videos of the Day: The Paper Kites || The Ruminaters || Sanders Bohlke || Eyes On Film

Short films of the musical variety to enjoy with the sweet folk of The Paper Kites, and the hillbilly swamp-rock of The Ruminaters. There is Sanders Bohlke’s slightly macabre and dreamlike video for Ghost Boy, and some powerful electro tinged rock from Waking Up Dead, with a video based on the opening scene from the 1983 cult, art-horror flick The Hunger. . . (Click through to download for free.) … Continue reading Videos of the Day: The Paper Kites || The Ruminaters || Sanders Bohlke || Eyes On Film

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Another crackerjack month of new tunes on MM, all lovingly compiled and packaged up for you in one sweet playlist ready to download. Here are 33 of our favourite tracks from our May postings and 6 new songs too. No need to thank us. Download Virals – Gloria mp3 (from Coming Up With The Sun EP) Shines bright with an insanely hooky vocal and charged guitar riffs, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: May 2012

Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Ruminaters

The Ruminaters are a collaborative four piece that play what they describe in their e-mail as “beatnik, barnyard, hillbilly swamp rock“. That was a description that was always going to make us sit up and listen. With influences from The White Stripes and Black Lips to The Strokes and the Clash, The Ruminaters play feel good tunes with an energetic and nostalgic feel. Being the first … Continue reading Mad Mackerel Recommends…The Ruminaters