Videos of the Day: Starlight Girls || Hey Ocean! || Loved Ones || The Whigs

Videos today from Starlight Girls with 7×3 and Hey Ocean!‘s latest video for album track Change is set in an alternate world where zombies and humans attempt to coexist peacefully. We have the dubby psych-pop of Loved Ones and their video for Paper Crown, and lastly the raucous video for Staying Alive, a track from the forthcoming new album from The Whigs. . . . Continue reading Videos of the Day: Starlight Girls || Hey Ocean! || Loved Ones || The Whigs

MM Shorts 171: New Album From The Whigs

We’ve long been admirers of Georgia’s no nonsense, full on rockers The Whigs who have announced a new album Enjoy The Company, which will see a release on September 18th. With more than a nod to the Ramones on the one hand and the Walkmen on the other, the band play tight, melodic, driving rock songs that is summed up perfectly with this taster track … Continue reading MM Shorts 171: New Album From The Whigs

MM’s Video Update

Here are a few of the better/more interesting videos that have found our way into the in-box recently. First up are The Whigs, a band we’ve posted about a few times. This is the band keeping it simple in their self-directed video for So Lonely from current album In The Dark. Rodeo Massacre are a Swedish/French band in thrall to the sixties garage scene and … Continue reading MM’s Video Update

MM’s Best Of The Month: June

Here is our regular monthly round up of 25 of the best tracks posted on Mad Mackerel in the past month, and three new gems too. That’s a more than decent mixtape sorted even if we were crap in the World Cup! The Futurebirds – Battle For Rome mp3 Glorious, up-tempo alt-country gem that recalls Neil Young at his finest Puro Instinct – California Shakedown … Continue reading MM’s Best Of The Month: June

New track from The Whigs

We’re liking this, the latest track to be given away by The Whigs from their album In The Dark. Dying is a visceral, slow burn of a track, gradually building into an explosive crescendo of guitars, drums and feedback. Pulsating is probably the best word for it. Visit their MySpace here. Buy In The Dark from Amazon here. Download The Whigs – Dying mp3 (from … Continue reading New track from The Whigs