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…

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…

SWIT SWEMIERE: Xavier Boyer – Stockholm Syndrome

Xavier Boyer – Stockholm Syndrome “We’re getting there, it’s growing on you. I hope it’s no Stockholm Syndrome” We’re delighted to premiere the new video by Xavier Boyer, frontman of French indie maestros Tahiti 80. This is the first cut from his new solo LP, “Some/Any/New” ,coming later in the year.  Multi-instrumentalist Boyer crafted the…

Super World Interview Time: Khalid from PARVAAZ

Parvaaz are a Bangalore-based rock band comprised of Khalid Ahamed (vocals), Mir Kashif Iqbal (guitar), Fidel D’souza (bass) and Sachin Banandur (drums). The band was formed in early 2010 and released their debut LP, “Baran” in 2014. In recent months have released three excellent new singles. Their music is distinctive, contemplative, tuneful, alt-rock with and an…

SWIT Long Player Of The Week: Mensch – Tarifa

Mensch – Tarifa photo Jean-marc Ferre Mensch are Vale Poher and Carine Di Vita from Lyons and “Tarifa” is their second LP. I’m off there in a couple of weeks, it’s one of my favourite places in the world. Mensch agree – “We fell in love with the city of Tarifa. We went there to…

SWIT SWEMIERE: HÄANA – Salt

HÄANA – Salt HÄANA, Los Angeles-based producer/violinist/vocalist combines traditional Nordic/Icelandic musical themes with digital and analog electronics to produce something unique, fresh and different. While counting Massive Attack, Björk, and Trentemøller as influences, it is obvious that she walks her own path. The new single “Salt” is “a juxtaposition of ethereal beauty and dark Valkyrie…

Super World Interview Time: Lia Pamina

We got to hear Lia for the first time after speaking to Joe Moore of The Yearning and The Perfect Kiss. He had written and produced the majority of Lia’s 2016 tour de force “Love Is Enough” on the inimitable Elefant Records. Listen and you will immediately understand why Lia names people like Astrud Gilberto,…

SWIT Long Player Of The Week: A CASA – La Luna

La Casa – La Luna June’s “La Luna” is the yin to “La Tierra”‘s yang, released just last month. We love yin-yang here at SWIT Kling Klang. It’s dark in here, up here.  Pitch black, it echoes disconcertingly. And the voices. It could be a church, or a vast and empty hell, abandoned when we…

SWIT SWEMIERE: Ténéré remix of Safetalk’s Universal

Ténéré at work Back in March Anglo-French trio Safetalk broke radio silence with their debut release, a cosmic hymn to the ’Universal’. We said at the time “this is a direct transmission from Paris to Berlin. This is a blissed-out electronique love letter from the Universal. This is just for you.” and we meant it….