Meridian Brothers run circles around most bands

Meridian Brothers – ¿Dónde Estás María? It’s my first time hearing Bogotá’s Meridian Brothers and “¿Dónde Estás María?” is strikingly original – overlaying Latin Americana (I just invented that expression) with chamber music, folk and surrealistica (I just invented that expression as well). The result is a joyful noise. Love the statues in the video….

SWIT’s Long(ish) Player Of The Week: Talk Show Host – Not Here To Make Friends

Cool tunes, blistering guitars, clever lyrics, self-depreciation, live fast…die sometime – yes it’s the new EP from Toronto’s kick-ass Talk Show Host. The five track EP was engineered by John Dinsmore (PUP, The Strumbellas) and Olive t’Servrancx-Bierman (Skip the Use’s Matt Bastard) of Electrik Box Studio, mixed them in France. Artist Harley Haskett did the…

I can’t beleaf how good Strand Child are

Strand Child – Misterio Misterio (Späti Palace) is the new single from Strand Child. It’s a lo-fi so-fi, slacker summer jam with just a touch of marmalade and maybe even a little ginger. It’s the turning of the seasons. It’s a tuneful spoonful too. Any song that can make people bury their phones, take their…