We had a great number of submissions this week, in fact over half of what we posted was sent to us – if you have a tune burning a hole in your back pocket then send us some details at firstname.lastname@example.org – now here’s all the super new tunes from – Twist, UTO, Entrance, Mirco Magnani & Ernesto Tomasini, Contraste, Bank Myna, Monolithe Noir, Farmacia, Field Trip, Principe Valiente, Retrospect, Grrrl Gang (Kolibri Rekords) and Peter Bjärgö. Not bad, not bad at all!
SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 11
SWIT Playlist 2017
I still have The Sugarcubes first album on tape somewhere, who knew then the trail they would blaze for Icelandic music? Catch a sweet live performance here from 1988
“I started off with full houses of people not expecting to see bands that good and being genuinely surprised when you told them they are all Berlin bands. It’s a reflection of how people view the underground indie scene in Berlin that they just don’t expect to see bands that good. “ check out our interview with Barry Cliffe of Berlin record label Späti Palace .
SWIT’s Long Player of the week is Ganja by KU
Amongst other things, we said “The organs conjure cathedrals in the air, the guitars build deserts in the city, tail-lights bleeding slowly into the night, The Lizard King is watching from on high and he sees that it is good. The cymbals are talking to me. What are they saying? I don’t speak cymbal but I like the sound of their voices.” Well, it made sense at the time! Anyways, great record, check it out –
Swit Swoons landed in Troon, howled at the moon and dug (?) these cool tunes as recommended by Anna and Eduard of Cálido home, in our CLASSIC SWIT INTERVIEW!
Pretty good, oh shite, looks like we forgot to do a St. Patrick’s Day Irish music special. Oh well, you know what they say – “Irish music is for life, not just for Christmas” [nobody says that. Ed.]. Damn right too, nobody does say that, I mean it’s ridiculous. We’re not. Or maybe we are. Til next time….