SWITing with the Center Of The Universe

SWIT’s LP Of The Week Here’s the new(ish) LP from SWIT fav Center Of The Universe. Jørgen Skjulstads teams up with a number of artists via Metronomicon Audio, the delightfully strange Norwegian creative collective he is a part of to give us “Singing with the Center of the Universe”. Yeah, it’s a bit like one…

Super World Interview Time: We do a deep dive with Benz

We are absolutely in love with  “The Smile”, the dreamy, ethereal new single by Benz, the solo project of  Ebba Salomonsson. When we found out that Video directed by Ebba Gustafsson Ågren, from those other SWIT favourites Wy, well that just put the tin hat on it, we had to find out more!”The Smile” is the first single…

A SWIT Special Feature – Reverse Play: C86 re​(​dis​)​covered.

We loved the “I Remember That​!​: 12 sophistipop tunes quoted out of context” compilation that fadeawayradiate put out last year. Now they are back with a new one – “Reverse Play: C86 re​(​dis​)​covered”. Estella Rosa says “The idea for this compilation was to be a C86 theme! Not strictly C86 as to what was on…

Super World Interview Time: The BV’s don’t have any fleas (on them)

We have covered lo-fi indie geniuses The BV’s on a number of occasions. They are on wunderbar German label Kleine Untergrund Schallplatten and we also featured their recent single “Every Story Is A Ghost Story” on Cloudberry Records. You can only imagine how delighted we were to get to interview Josh and Fred. They talk…

Super World Interview Time: A bouquet for Tsvetochnyui 15.

Tsvetochnyui 15 is a high pop-art concept, and one of the most creative and original acts we’ve had the pleasure to feature since we started the site 4 years ago. We were delighted to catch up with main man Vladislaw Serezdinow. One thing, Vlad says “And very soon begin promoting our debut album “Friends Team”….

R.I.P. Björn Mertz

Please take a moment and read this, think about it, and try to get involved / do something. It’s about Bjorn Mertz, the drummer of The Satellite Year and Atlanta Arrival and our brother in music. It will make you stop and think for a moment, maybe help others, inspired by his incredible creativity a…

Urgent delivery from POSTMAN

photo by Stefan Maier It’s a great day at SWIT Towers today. Not only do we get to show the world the new video for “Third Hand” by one of our very favourite bands – POSTMAN – but we also got to interview them as well, and I can honestly say it’s one of the…

Super World Interview Time: Angelos Krallis from CHiCKN

We covered the single “Am I Cher?” by CHiCKN recently, saying ‘”Greek band CHiCKN are new to me, this is just a brilliant retro tune, like Cat Stevens overdosing on acid. Pure class. I am Cher about that.” In fact, we were so taken with their (soon to be seminal) new LP “WOWSERS!” (Inner Ear…

Super World Interview Time: Florian Zimmer from Driftmachine

Driftmachine is Andreas Gerth and  Florian (Flow) Zimmer from Berlin. Shunter is their new album, it’s a wonderfully dark amalgam of ambient, abstract,  industrial and avant-garde sounds, a soundtrack for forgotten places and abandoned spaces, for movies that have not been made yet. We speak ot Flow because of his role with  Morr Music and…

Super World Interview Time: Kristina from Kristal & Jonny Boy

Sweden’s Kristal & Jonny Boy are Kristina Hanses (vocals, lyrics, dance) and Jonny Eriksson (guitar, drums), they have just released their new LP “It’s My Heart” on La Tempesta and it’s accompanied by a couple of wonderful videos that show off their striking visual style and choreography to stunning effect. The songs themselves are beautiful,…