Mega Round Up (Part 2)

Following on from yesterday’s Round Up (Part 1), here are a few quieter, more reflective tunes. But all equally good! First up is Katie Toupin, ex of Houndmouth, and the title track to her new album. Magnetic Moves is a gem of hook filled indie pop.   We’re big, big fans of Frog’s ‘wyrd Americana’, and they do not disappoint with latest track Black Friday … Continue reading Mega Round Up (Part 2)

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2014

Our first collection of free downloads from the new year taken from the best of our posts for January. Twenty tracks to tickle your fancy including, as always, a few new ones. Dig in. The Woodgrains – Nobody Too Lysergic folk-rock anchored by three part harmonies and an instinctive feel for classic songwriting. . The Rebel Set – Monster Vintage crash and snarl – a … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: January 2014

MM Shorts 511: Sun Blood Stories

Sun Blood Stories are a psych-rock band from Boise, Idaho who embed a healthy dose of garage rock and soul into their music and put their line in the sand somewhere near the primal, hypnotic end of the spectrum. We’ve previously featured them in one of our Videos of the Day posts and now we have a free download of a rather tasty track, Desert For Days … Continue reading MM Shorts 511: Sun Blood Stories

Videos of the Day: Jackson Scott || Men’s Adventures || Hindu Pirates || Sun Blood Stories || Kill Moon

Five excellent videos to start the weekend for you. First, the much lauded Jackson Scott with a surreal and eerie film to accompany stand out track That Awful Sound from his debut album Melbourne. Then we have the cinematic video for B.B. Vulture from one of favourite new discoveries of 2013, Men’s Adventures, and we have the garage punk and blues fusion of surf rockers Hindu … Continue reading Videos of the Day: Jackson Scott || Men’s Adventures || Hindu Pirates || Sun Blood Stories || Kill Moon