I’m becoming a bit of a Brazil nut

Bartolo – (E)espécies Heading over to see Kraftwerk perform in their home town of Dusseldorf in a few hours. Wooohooo. So it seemed like fate when this arrived into SWIT HQ – latest release from Brazilian maestro Bartolo. In his own words “(E)species has, above all, the characteristic of risking variation, giving up repetition as…

Wy can’t I be you

Wy – What Would I Ever Do Hot off the press this is What Would I Ever Do, the 2nd single from forthcoming debut album from the excellent Wy. Ebba kindly gave us a few words on the new track “the song is about coming to terms with who you are. I’ve always been a…

Kimba Kyon’s latest EP is out of this world.

Kimba Kyon – Kuiper Belt We love it when people get in touch with us here @ SWIT HQ sharing their tunes. We especially love it when they’re as good as these ones by Kimba Kyon from Hamburg, Germany. Here’s the excellent title track from their Kuiper Belt EP. I asked vocalist Chris for some…

SWIT SWEMIERE: Cats of Transnistria – Love

Cats of Transnistria – Love We’re delighted to premiere this wonderful track – Love – from Cats of Transnistria which is the first single off their forthcoming 2nd LP due for release at the end of the year. The band says “The single ‘Love’ is exceptionally delicate, aerial and light for us. But the love…

IO e la TIGRE cannot change their stripes.

IO e la TIGRE – Bianconiglio Another lesson in the craft of song making by the excellent IO e la TIGRE. Yes we’ve featured them on a number of occasions but you can see why right? These guys just know their way around a tune.Here’s 2:33 of pop perfection in the form of Bianconiglio which…

Check out Mono in Stereo

CroissantChicago – ヤドリギ From new album Mono here’s the opening track ヤドリギ from Tokyo’s CroissantChicago. This is why we go looking for Super World Indie Tunes.Stunning. Weekly YouTube Playlist 2017 Spotify Playlist

The Lost Words of LA BIEN QUERIDA

LA BIEN QUERIDA feat. JOAN MIQUEL OLIVER – 7 Días Juntos 7 Días Juntos* is the brilliant new single/video from LA BIEN QUERIDA and JOAN MIQUEL OLIVER, one of my favourite artists at work today, again displaying the ability to effortlessly combine the mainstream and avant garde. Here’s a funny (or not so funny thing)…

Bow Wow Mow

Mow – Come as you care Second time on SWIT and this is another fantastic single by Madrid’s Mow, we said we couldn’t wait to hear mow from her and we were so right. Come As You Care (Subterfuge Records) is another distinctive electro-indie tune, a miniature, quiet masterpiece. Love it. SWIT YouTube Playlist Week…

Only fools and horses – Poni Hoax

Poni Hoax – The Wild This is my first encounter with Poni Hoax – this is “The Wild” from new album “Tropical Suite” (Pan European Recording) and it is wild – wildly catchy, wildly tuneful and rather brilliant. Dig. SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 26 SWIT Playlist 2017 SWIT Soundcloud Playlist 2017

I heard this in a bodega, it was written by J. Vega

J. Vega – Rabieta J.Vega is a singer/songwriter from Spain. He is a member and co-founder of the bands Subterráneos and Los isabelinos. He’s releasing his first solo LP via Belgian label Luik Records soon and this is the lead single Rabieta, Hey it’s a beautiful, chilled summery ballad, so laid back it’s horizontal. Which…

There aren’t many: Men I Trust

Men I Trust – You Deserve This We’ve featured them on a number of occasions now and they just get better and better. How many bands can keep turning out songs as good as this? You Deserve This , we deserve this. I think it’s even got whistling but I couldn’t trust my headphones. Never…