They swing like a Gorilla, they’re Kala Brisella

Kala Brisella – Endlich Krank Exhilirating and well frankly a bit scary, this is Endlich Krank from Kala Brisella ( a noisy 3-piece outfit from Berlin). It’s the first cut (is the deepest) from their debut album of the same name. The LP was recorded by Tadklimp, known for his electro-acoustic wizardry on discs by…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Kraków Loves Adana – Call Yourself New

We have featured Kraków Loves Adana (Deniz Cicek and Robert Heitmann) on numerous occasions, they are one of the best bands we’ve heard across the lifetime of SWIT (in a lifetime). This is “Call Yourself New”, their 3rd album. The title refers to the new, completely self-controlled approach to their music; “Call Yourself New” is…

THE SWITLIST: Leila Zanzibar from Highest Sea

photo by Anja Birkner We interviewed Leila Zanzibar from Berlin’s Highest Sea recently, following the release of her fantastic debut EP “Haunted Hearts”. We ended up chatting over and back with Leila around what kind of music we liked and she kindly offered to put together a playlist for us. She says “the idea was…

Löis Lancaster is more firster than laster

Löis Lancaster – Ornitofrenia Looking for something different, daring and downright brilliant this morning? Well let me tell you , you’ve come to the right place. Ornitophrenia (meaning “bird spirit”) is the lead single from Löis Lancaster’s album Malva and is a collboration with Felipe Zenicola. Lois is a veteran of the Brazilian experimental music…

Do they grow one in Kew, a Baby Guru?

Baby Guru – Tell Me What You’re Made of This is “Tell Me What You’re Made of”, the brilliant new single from Baby Guru of Athens. It’s from their highly acclaimable LP “IV”. I guess you could call it a ballad with a hooking great chorus, and some weirdly attractive tick-tocking just under the surface….

The don’t speak Arawak, they do speak Safetalk

Safetalk – Universal “Stand back from all that you can see, The universal has a path to lead, Just tell it what you really need and do it again.” This is the debut from Safetalk. this is a direct transmission from Paris to Berlin. This is a blissed-out electronique love letter from the Universal. This…

SWIT SWEMIERE: WE DROP SOME ACID WAVES – ADDICTED

It’s the return of the Mexican DIY marauders. We’re delighted to premiere the excellent new single called “Addictive” from Mérida’s Acid Waves. It’s the first release off LP”Drive Me Dirty” which will be released this year. All their trademark components are here – amazing musicianship, superb vocals, wonderful production and more hooks in this one…

We love MimiCof’s mixture of styles.

MimiCof – Spins Loving this latest Alien Transistor release – Here’s the single Spins off forthcoming LP from Japanese composer Midori Hirano aka Mimicof. In her own words “This LP is based on the recordings I made with a Buchla synthesizer during my residency at Stockholm’s EMS Elektronmusikstudion.It was the first time I worked with…

Murciano Totally brilliant

Murciano Total – Cencia 1 (Incertidumbre / No Sabes Nada Sobre Mí) We featured Murciano Total back in July last year , here they are again with another brilliant song and thought-provoking video. The tune “Cencia 1 (Incertidumbre / No Sabes Nada Sobre Mí)” (on El Genio Equivocado) translates as “Murciano Total – Cencia 1…