SWIT SWEMIERE: Melt Downer – Mutter

Melt Downer – Mutter Another SWIT exclusive – we’re delighted to premiere the debut release from Austrian three piece Melt Downer.Consisting of Wolfgang Möstl, Mario Zangl (Mile Me Deaf, Killed by 9V Batteries) and Florian Giessau they’ve managed to create one hell of a sound.Mutter is 2 minutes and 48 seconds of pure adrenalised pop/punk…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Nyctophilia by Taffy

Taffy with The Charlatans ‘Nyctophilia’ (love of darkness) is the new album by Taffy, one of SWIT’s favourite bands. It’s probably their most cohesive work to date. Everything you expect from a Taffy record is present and correct – complex, cascading arrangements, dream sequence lushness, candy-sweet vocals and shimmering guitars. RunicWade and Lavendery really stand…

My love for Stunt Casting is probably everlasting

Stunt Casting – Moonless (Vassals cover) Stunt Casting (aka Ann Driscoll) is an NYC (via Ohio) multi-instrumentalist and songwriter.Here she tackles “Moonless” by Vassals, which makes it sound like she wrestled it to the ground and then kicked the sh!t out of it, which actually couldn’t be further from the truth, this is a really…

It’s your loss if you don’t check out LAGLØS

LAGLØS – Le Petite Mort We love it here at SWIT when artists get in touch and that’s just what LAGLØS from Mexico did. He shared his latest Beattape collection – Cosmic Natives – and this is the opening track from it entitled Le Petite Mort. Could listen to this all day – in fact…

Musical Youth – Pass The Dutchie Live!

I had this 7″ when it came out just the like the one in the picture.It was one of my 1st ever records and I loved it. So here it is folks.Musical Youth and Pass The Dutchie Live!

If you don’t foot it quickly you’ll have some Mad Turf

Shoals – Gnomish Here’s Gnomish by Shaols from New Delhi, India. This is off their latest EP Mad Turf. They describe their music as “Late night extra terrestrial adventuresInspired by Ancient Aliens, Massive Attack, Steven Wilson, Kaytranada.” As Rodney used to say – Cosmic. Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

It’s only spilt milk Nero don’t be such a Drama Emperor

Drama Emperor – Jerusalem Latest tune from Drama Emperor’s excellent All Of These Days lp to get the video treatment. Massive tune. And here’s a question. The track is spelt Gerusalem on Spotify but Jerusalem here. What gives guys? Anyhoo album out now on Alienated Records. Excellent Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

Where do you find Al Capone Wine Gums? Inside a Gangsta wrapper.

Mercedes Bentso – Tuutulaulu Here’s the excellent Tuutulaulu off Mercedes Bentso’s latest album Ei Koskaan Enää.”The first and only female gangstarapper from Finland.” I’m not gonna argue with that (just in case) Out now on Överdog records. Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

First Hate, second acceptance, third love.

First Hate – The One I was going to post something else and I said I’d have a quick rifle through my musical drawers to see if anything new had popped up. Boy! Am I glad I did. The is “The One” by Denmark’s First Hate (brought to our attention earlier this year by Lizette…

Haters gonna love Hater

Hater – You Tried Malmö’s Hater are Caroline Landahl, Måns Leonartsson, Adam Agace and Lukas Thomasson. Charmingly chiming, almost sad with a wistfully beautiful vocal, this is their new single “You Tried”. Their debut album of the same name is out now on PNKSLM Recordings. I’m beginning to think that Malmö is a hotbed of…

Dieter von Deurne & The Politics have stuffed my ballotbox

Dieter von Deurne & The Politics – I’m On Trial Had enough politics? No? Then you’re in luck. Dieter von Deurne & The Politics is the new outift of Antwerpian (Antwerpenaren) Dieter Sermeus (of wonderful The Go Find). Here’s their debut single – I’m On Trial, it’s a catchy motherfu**er, with a crazy video, it…