Is that you ? No, it’s Isatou

Isatou – ”The Whole Damn World Is Going Crazy” At the age of 16 Isatou sang at her school graduation and moved the audience to tears with her voice*. Someone (a mystery?) in the crowd offered her a recording contract and this is the first fruit of that – it’s a gorgeous version of the…

Snapped Ankles shoot for the moon.

Snapped Ankles – Hanging With The Moon I spent the weekend high on an ancient hill in County Monaghan, on the artificial border that divides Ireland and the very real border between this and the spirit world. The place is a pre-historic fairy fort, surrounded by totemic trees. The force is heady, the holy place…

You’ll be shellshocked after listening to The Mellow Turtle

The Mellow Turtle – Minor Men YES!, I freaking love this from Ranchi,Jharkand’s The Mellow Turtle aka Rishabh Lohia. This is the opening track off latest lp Dzong. What a sound.Need to investigate more. So should you (if you want – don’t wanna be too pushy) DO IT. Album’s available now on Bandcamp via Nrtya…

We’ve Nothing To Lose sharing this

Oslo Oscillator – Nothing To Lose 2nd tune today from Oslo. Norway could I ignore this one. It’s a stunning track from Oslo Oscillator. Nothing To Lose is the 1st track off an upcoming album. How good is this friends? (Here’s a Hint – Very). Thanks to Ole for the heads up. Out now on…

SWIT’s Week 24092017: 16 super tunes to hang around your looms

Here’s our best tunes of the week from the motley crew that are Clouds, François Virot, Phern, Raccoon Rally, Valle, Safetalk, Ari, IRAH, Sofia Bolt, In Bear Suits, Bedford Falls, Deep Sky Objects, Kettcar, Erin At Eleven & The Man From Managra! SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 38 SWIT Spotify Playlist 2017 SWIT Soundcloud Playlist 2017…

If it wasn’t for Clouds we’d have a wonderful Oceanview, hold on

Clouds – Oceanview Clouds return to SWIT again but no need to put on your rainproofs and wellies, it’s the group from Oslo I’m talking about. Here’s the highly infectious Oceanview. We asked the guys to comment on the track “It is a song that we hope will get people to dance in their underwear…

Super World Interview Time: Eleni Karageorgou AKA Post Lovers

Post Lovers recently released the brilliant Melbourne & Going Anyway on double way-hay!! side 7″ as part of Inner Ear’s “A Distant Victory Singles Club”. Check classic indie guitar-driven surfs-up tunes that immediately lodge in the mind, they stood out for me as a cut above the norm so we were delighted and excited when…

Fancois Virot and Phern are making both ends burn.

Here’s a couple of crackers from our friends over at Atelier Ciseaux records (and it’s not even Christmas!) First off it’s great to hear again from the slacker-in-chief that is Lyon’s Francois Virot, he lit up FEW back in the day as I recall. Train your sights on ChooChoo, this is one catchy locomotive and…

SWIT SWEMIERE: Raccoon Rally – Grocery Store

Raccoon Rally – Grocery Store Delighted to premiere this short but perfect track from Raccoon Rally entitled Grocery Store. Raccoon Rally is Tom Gal from Vienna and this is going to be on the slit lp he’s doing with Bird Of The Year out on September 29th via Numavi Records. We featured a track each…

Sweet Valle High

Valle – Los Días Felices Hailing from Rosario, Argentina this is Valle. Their self-titled debut LP is just out on the excellent Polvo Bureau. “Los Días Felices”, the single, is quite irresistible. The band is a core of Federico Toscano & Pablo Giulietti and they get by with a little help from their friends. They…

Safetalk strike gold

Safetalk – Gold Of The Highest Close your eyes and imagine you are listening to this in the Sagrada Família in Barcelona. Gold Of The Highest (GOTH) is the new and second single by international bliss team Safetalk. In truth, it’s probably the least GOTH song ever written. it’s not even adjacent to emo. Yes,…