Round Up Time

Once again it is time to hurl in the lifesaving post of a Round Up, thrown boldly into the rising tide of cracking new tunes that are lapping against the very top of our inbox. Ten bands, thirteen tracks…dip in! . First up is the raw, take-no-prisoners rock’n’roll of Scary People’s tracks Crush The Bug and Chicago – pure, unadulterated foot-stomping noise. . Slow Club release their much … Continue reading Round Up Time

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

We’ve been a bit tardy with our round ups of the Best of the Month downloads on MM, and so we have a bumper three month collection for you before the countdown begins on Monday for our favourite 100 tracks and 50 albums of the year. So without further ado…here is Part 1 of the pick of the downloads from September to November…and as usual, … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Months: September, October & November (Part 1)

Debut EP From Scary People

Dundee based alternative rockers, Scary People have announced the release of their debut EP, Smoke, out via RedRoom Recordings on September 23rd. To mark the event the band are giving away the track Dreams of Gold – a song energetically laden with time changes and bound by glorious hooks, but anchored by thumping, driven drum beats, soaring guitar passages and heady distorted vocals. Listen/download it below. Continue reading Debut EP From Scary People