Rounding Them Up Again

Time to round up a few more of the releases that have tickled our ears from the inbox and round the web. Ali Koehler has hitherto been best known as the drummer of the pop group Best Coast and the noisy girl punk trio Vivian Girls. After her departure from Best Coast, Koehler decided to step up from behind the kit to front a band … Continue reading Rounding Them Up Again

Monday’s Mega Round-up

Too many good songs, too little time to do them justice. Accept this offering as the best compromise we can muster, but explore these tunes – they are well worth it – even if we are a bit slow getting some of them to your attention! Kicking us off are indie duo Big Deal and a new single from their much acclaimed album of dark, intoxicating, … Continue reading Monday’s Mega Round-up

Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2012

You know the score. Some of our favourite downloads from the past month neatly parcelled up into one tasty mix and decorated with a few new tunes too. Nearly forty in all. Jump in! Download Wye Oak – Spiral mp3 (from Adult Swim Singles Series) A change of approach and tempo from experimental folkies Download Unnatural Helpers – Hate Your Teachers mp3 (from Land Grab) Raging. Ferocious. Punk Download … Continue reading Mad Mackerel’s Best Of The Month: July 2012

Introducing >>> Wake Up Lucid

Wake Up Lucid is a LA based three piece band of cousins that combines sex-drenched vocals, high octane guitar, and a glorious lo-fi sludge that is garage rock at its purest and most dangerous. More grime than the Black Keys and far more savage than The White Stripes, their 2011 Sugar EP was described by Rolling Stone as “raunchy rock at it’s best”. Their debut … Continue reading Introducing >>> Wake Up Lucid