SWIT’s Week 20082017: The 15 BEST tunes from your premiere music service.

Here’s our 15 top top tunes from around the world, including three (THREE!!) premieres – I’m talkin’ ’bout KO:MI, Woog Riots, A Thousand Hours, Spirit Fest, Melody Connor, J. Vega, Manalishies, Sauropod, Crush, Astralplane, Birdstriking, Telemothervisionfather, Ankur & The Ghalat Family, Sono and Horváth Ádám Márton !!! You can find loads more on our YouTube…

SWIT’s Week 13082017: Our 13 BEST tunes from around the world.

Procrastination is the thief of time, so without further ado here are the 14 best tunes we done heard this here week, by De Osos; Sunshine Reverberation; Vaya Futuro; Virgil ‘Vincent’ Work (Music From Memory); Jep and Dep; The Clientele; Kimi Kärki (Lord Vicar), Sin Fang, sóley & Örvar Smárason; Izza; Hope; Asfast, Soap&Skin and…

Spr Wrld ntrvw Tm: Alphbt nrchy wth Chkbns

Hailing from St. Petersburg, Originally formed as Cheekbones, now Chkbns, the band is sisters Aneliya and Emily and their friend Slava. Since 2011 the trio has released three mini-albums (“Eat Sleep Mom Dad”, “Private Fiction” and “This Time”) and a bunch of videos, including an EP-length film for “Private Fiction”. Earlier in the year, we…

SWIT’s Week 06082017: Our 14 BEST tunes from around the world.

Tempus fugit some beanfeast from Abingdon shouted in unison, as I wandered by late last evening. I stopped dead in my tracks and thought by golly, never a truer word, why it was already Week 31 (as we call it in SWITLAND), to be completely honest it shocked me a capite ad calcem My oh…

Super World Interview Time: La Bien Querida

A couple of weeks back, La Bien Querida released the wonderful new single “El Lado Bueno” from upcoming album “Fuego” (Elefant Records). It’s a bit of a change of direction for Ana Fernández-Villaverde and has a most welcome New Order undertone which I love.  I was delighted when Ana agreed to do an interview with…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Last Days Of Elvis – Must Be A Mistake

“Serious” is the word that comes to mind repeatedly when I listen to “Must Be A Mistake”, the new LP by Hiberno-Scottish-German outfit Last Days Of Elvis for, make no mistake, this is serious music. The first thing that strikes you are Andrew Stark’s dark, distinctive and seriously seductive vocals, boy can this guy sing….

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

Another week, another stable full of galloping SWITS, wonderful hits, tunes that don’t quit, catchers with mits [that’s enough nonsense. Ed.] OK! Here they are – the 14 best tunes we heard this week from Satin Jackets and David Harks, Sequoyah Tiger, Yuzima, Chuck, SKRATTAR, K-MASERA, Lali Puna, I’m a Sloth, Elias Dris, Guillamino, CINTIA…

Super World Interview Time: Tony Collins of Mishwar Amal

Mishwar Amal started in May 2016 in response to the ongoing refugee crisis in Lebanon. There are 500,000 Palestinians living in 12 camps and an estimated 1.8 million Syrians in hundreds of informal settlements throughout the country. Their goal is to provide support for refugee communities, and the communities which host them, by developing creative…

SWIT’s Week: Our 13 BEST tunes from around the world.

We’re back and this time we’re hungry, hungry for big tunes and huge hits. So, without further ado about nothing we bring to you, the good burghers of SWIT, these 13 excellent musical extraludes from Meridian Brothers, Strand Child, Magana, Post Lovers, The Would Be’s, Andreas Dorau, Jimena Dominguez, Bertrand Burgalat, Clouds, Páll Ivan frá…

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…

Super World Interview Time: MimiCof

Kyoto-born, Berlin-based MimiCof, who’s also been releasing music under her name Midori Hirano since 2006, has a new album – “Moon Synch” – out on Alien Transistor and it takes her in a different direction (see below). We absolutely love the record and we were delighted when she did this interview for us in May….