Om Wahs ahead of you on this one

Om Wahs – White Mountain Sean Lochridge strikes again, for yes, here he is once more, this time in the intriguingly titled outfit they call Om Wahs, with co-conspirators Justin Martinez & Cameron Coy.I’m sure it’s not the last we will hear from him either 🙂 But more of that anon. This song is called…

More Mu

Mu – Easy We return to Canada this morning, this time to Vancouver and to the dream-weavers that are Mu. Wistful, melodic, deliciously uplifting and melancholy at the same time, harmonic – yes “Easy” is all fo this and more. Mu are Francesca Belcourt and Brittney Rand and they make a rather wonderful sound don’t…

Exclusive EP stream and interview with Trolleberg

We first heard about Trolleberg when David Palmberg, a champion of music from Dalarna in Sweden sent us the video for their excellent tune Constipated, so when we heard they had a new EP coming out we were delighted to get the chance to speak to Susanne about the record (called “Whenever the moon is…

SWIT Premiere: I wish my POSTMAN delivered songs like this

“I have a strong will to love you for eternity.” ― Milan Kundera, Immortality I was reading “Amazing Things Architects Make When They Aren’t Architecting” on Wired only yesterday. POSTMAN aren’t included, however, they should be. Let’s face it only wannabe architects could have made an LP like Home, a passionate, organic electronica masterpiece that…

I sip my whiskey sour and listen to Living Hour

Living Hour – Seagull Winnipeg had always been an evocative place name for me as a child. After watching “Around The World in 80 Days” I plotted my own trajectories across the globe, and there was something so beautiful about the name Winnipeg that it was on every route. I didn’t know much (or anything)…

I tell the truth this is super from East of My Youth

East of My Youth – Broken Glass Pop perfection achieved here in a refreshingly understated way. Know what I mean? Neither do I – but I know what I want to say. This is just fantastic.It’s called Broken Glass and it’s by Iceland’s East of My Youth. Weekly Playlist Spotify 2017

Disorder impress you

A CASA – Disorder (Joy Division cover) The very talented A CASA once again do an excellent reinterpretation of a classic piece of music. Here’s their take on Joy Division’s Disorder. Love it. And the image to go with it is a drawing by José de Diego from the band. Class eh? Weekly Playlist

Many have tried Feu endormi has succeeded

Losange – Feu endormi Off latest album Quartz here’s closer Feu endormi from Aix-en-Provence’s Losange. Out now on Johnkôôl records. This slice of Electronic Heaven Deserves a full 7 SWITS out of 7 Spotify 2017 Playlist

SWIT Premiere: Tune Out and Drop In on The Telly

The Telly – Why Not? The Telly is the brainchild of Vienna-based multi-instrumentalist Martin Gupper. You may be familiar with his work because he has many fingers in many pies – for example, Goldsoundz, Cry Baby, Schweiffels Upperclass Shoplifters – you know the list goes on, how does he get any sleep? Judging him by…

Núria Graham is destined for fame

Núria Graham – Cloud Fifteen Ohhh this is so good. It’s from Núria Graham and it’s called Cloud Fifteen. 3000 SWITS out of 3000 for this. Out now on Primavera Sound. Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

Why drive a hearse when you can dig Imp Of Perverse?

Imp Of Perverse – anticipating my lateness Imp of Perverse is the solo project of Sean Lochridge from Austin, Texas. He sent us in his new video for "anticipating my lateness", it's low-fi, tuneful and clever. Sean says "written, recorded, mixed & mastered by me in my bedroom". SWIT says "They don't make songs like…

Tuath – don’t ask why, ask why the fuck not?

Tuath – Cuz Why?! Well well, watched the first episode of the new Star Trek series last night, pretty damn good it was too, brought me back to watching the original series, just a wee latchico* running around the streets of Mayo. Speaking of latchicos, woke up this morning to find the new video by…