The goth of small things: Monsterheart

Monsterheart – Sleep This should be the song the field of poppies sings to Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz. Gorgeous. New LP in the fall on Seayou Records of Vienna. WIT YouTube Playlist Week 25 SWIT Playlist 2017 SWIT Soundcloud Playlist 2017

SWIT SWEMIERE: The Cats Never Sleep – Hummus

Swiss quintet The Cats Never Sleep were formed in 2012. After a self-released EP in 2014 and two 7 inch vinyls on English record company Fruits De Mer, the Cats went to Kerwax Studios in November 2015 and put on tape their first full length record. Titled “Massage”, the album is a genuine ode to…

Não Não-Eu means a lot to me and you

Não Não-Eu – Chão Não Não-Eu are a trio from Belo Horizonte, Brazil made up of Pâmilla Vilas Boas (vocal, guitar, synths), Cláudio Valentin (bass, synts) and Thiago Carvalho (drums) and they’ve just released their self-titled debut on PWR Records. “Chão” is the lead single, it’s a lost radio transmission, a disconcerting telex from the…

I’ve got that sinking feeling: Flotation Toy Warning

Flotation Toy Warning – Everything That Is Difficult Will Come To An End It isn’t often we venture to the UK these days, for the once great nation is now a footnote in history, the former cultural monolith reduced to scavanging for scraps thrown from the great tables of Europe. Brexit took it’s toll, the…

Maud Geffray awakens alien affray

Maud Geffray – 1994 How late it was, how late and time slips through my hands like so many grains of sand etc. so let’s be brief mes amis – This is not new 🙂 – I thought it was, it’s actaully from 2015 – but hey , who cares – it’s fantastic, this is…

SWIT’s Week: Our 14 BEST tunes from around the world.

Here they are – from Milkywhale, Treehouse, Giovanni Succi, Popolous, Nina Miranda, Blondy Brownie, LEAK, Odd, Otoboke Beaver, Xavier Boyer, Tidlige Armbånd, Zimt and Above Above!! SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 24 SWIT Spotify Playlist 2017 SWIT Soundcloud Playlist 2017 “I really enjoy “Return of the Twat” from Dirty Dike because of its humour.” Speaking of…

You won’t need Alka-Seltzer if you listen to Jørn Åleskjær

Jørn Åleskjær – Shouldn’t Have To Be Like That Jørn Åleskjær is half of (Swit favourite) The Loch Ness Mouse song writing brother duo. This is his beautiful cover of (Swit favourite) Norwegian 80s band Fra Lippo Lippi. Rather lovely isn’t it? It’s out now on Tune-J Music. The backing band sound strangely familiar…. we’ve…

Super World Interview Time: Dani Fazekas aka Szarkulabícc (Sakurabeats)

We’re really enjoying listening to Flowers N Birds by Hungarian lo-fi hip-hop artist Dani Fazekas aka Szarkulabícc so we were delighted when Dani agreed to answer some questions for us here in the big yellow balloon 🙂 Why did you decide to be a Musician? I started doing graffiti and everything else that falls under…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Japanese Food by Giovani Cidreira

“Japanese Food” is Giovani Cidreira ‘s debut LP, however he is hardly a novice, he’s been “on the scene” in Salvador, Bahia for over 10 years. We featured his excellent “Vai Chover” a while back, a beautiful laid-back groove, it’s a sweet calling card for the album a whole, which is a triumph.  Giovani  has a…

Give us a big handa for Populous and Nina Miranda

Populous + Nina Miranda – Cru Stuck for time this evening so not a lot to say about this except it’s a really beautiful song by Populous + Smoke City’s Nina Miranda, it’s from the brand new LP “Azulejos” (La Tempesta/Wonderwheel Recordings), the cover art is fantastic also. Week 24 YouTube Playlist SWIT Spotify Playlist…

BLONDY BROWNIE are going father away

BLONDY BROWNIE – Enfin feat. Yvano De Biasio (Official Video) It was Father’s Day in Belgium last weekend and it’s Father’s Day in Ireland this weekend. We fathers get a raw deal don’t we? A shitty pair of socks or a bar of crappy chocolate if we’re lucky. [speak for yourself. Ed.] Well not this…

I don’t know how this got out, perhaps it was a [LEAK]

LEAK are Florian Achtziger, Rachel Fodor, Fabian Schlegel, Tim Schleicher, Jakob Seifert and Timo Spiekermann and they hail from Nürnberg. “Chuckle” is their debut single from their new EP “Noise From The Void” which is being released today! Hynotic, poetic, starting off like a lost Fairport Convention song, it builds slowly into a quiet and…