Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2012

Our best of August mix is ready and even though it is typically a slightly quieter month for new releases, we can still offer you more than 20 cracking new tunes together with a few ‘hot off the press’ new ones. The result? A brilliant mix to keep you going as we enter autumn (aka the fall for our American friends). Either way, just enjoy. … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: August 2012

Wednesday Means Six of the Best

Here are six crackerjack new tunes for you. No messing – everyone a winner! Kicking us off in fine style are the reverb loving, fuzzed up, drone psych specialists Moon Duo with Sleepwalker from the upcoming Circles long player, and the Wavves contribution to the Adult Swim Singles Programme, Hippies Is Punks. We have some stunning, woozy, heroin-pop brilliance in the shape of the Lollipops, which comes from … Continue reading Wednesday Means Six of the Best

Repost: Best of October 2011 Mix

To celebrate our downloads working again we thought we would re-post our best of the month mix from October – more than 20 great tracks selected from our October posts and six new ones too. This time you can download and dive in. Download The Minks – Araby mp3 (from Araby 7″) Endearingly gloomy slice of indie-pop. Download The Bloody Hollies – Dirty Sex mp3 (from Yours Until The Bitter End) The dark … Continue reading Repost: Best of October 2011 Mix

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2011

Another month, more than 20 great tracks selected from our October posts and five new ones too. Download and dive in. Download The Minks – Araby mp3 (from Araby 7″) Endearingly gloomy slice of indie-pop. Download The Bloody Hollies – Dirty Sex mp3 (from Yours Until The Bitter End) The dark side of raw garage punk with touches of organ, violin and xylophone. Download Bare Bones – Hope & Feather … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: October 2011

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2011

Another bonanza month of top tunes, all rounded up for you in one perfect download mix. Here are the September highlights together, as always, with a couple of top-notch new tracks too. Download The Migrant – The Hurricane mp3 (from Amerika) Distinguished by a slow blues refrain, handclaps and a mournful vocal, it is one of those tunes that sounds like it has been around forever. Download … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: September 2011

New From Thee Oh Sees

While I was at the End of the Road Festival I picked up a cheap (and thoroughly enjoyable) early CD by Thee Oh Sees in the Rough Trade tent sale. I’m not sure what relevance that has to this, their new track, Carrion Crawler from their forthcoming record Carrion Crawler / The Dream out on In The Red Records other than this is also thoroughly enjoyable … Continue reading New From Thee Oh Sees

New Releases Round Up

It’s that time again. A few gems gathered from some of our favourite blogs and a couple of the blogosphere’s favourite big hitters with some new material. Pick ‘n’ mix time! The Black Lips follow the rather splendid Modern Art with another slice of premium garage rock from their new album Arabia Mountain, with New Direction. Thee Oh Sees also mine a rich seam of … Continue reading New Releases Round Up

More from Thee Oh Sees

Thee Oh Sees mix large helpings of rockabilly and psychedelia into a heady cocktail of reverb drenched garage rock. They look and sound like the sort of band that should be soundtracking 50s sci-fi movies. They are also prolific having managed ten separate releases last year and are already back with another full length release – the appropriately titled Warm Slime. This taster is a … Continue reading More from Thee Oh Sees