SWIT Sounds Abound #9

The music keeps coming faster than I can bat it away, so without further ado here’s a lot of great tracks that we’ve been listening to in July, now we’re off to try and catch up with August. Please do enjoy! Puzzle Muteson – Silver Swan (Bedroom Community) ‘Silver Swan’ taken from Puzzle Muteson’s new…

SWIT Sounds Abound #7

Here we go, ten more super world indie tunes that tickled our fancy (is that still legal?) this week. Enjoy! The Innocence Mission -Look Out From Your Window (Bella Union) I’ve got a confession to make, I had never heard of The Innocence Mission until a couple of weeks ago when I stumbled across “Happy…

SWIT Best of 2017 Chapter 2

Hello Everybody. Well another end of year on SWIT and I’ve had an amazing time discovering all these Super World Indie Tunes. Tom and I search as far and wide as possible to hear as much new music from around the world.We take it seriously but we have a great time doing it and Tom…

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….

SWIT SWEMIERE: MimiCof – Opal

MimiCof – Opal We’re delighted to premiere the new video for MimiCof’s (aka Midori Hirano) track Opal off new album Moon Sync. I’ve had the pleasure of listening to this album for the past week and it’s a fantastic listen.Markus Wambsganss aka Kaliber 16 has produced a stunning video for the track which you can…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Le Millipede – Mirror Mirror

Mathias Götz gets his alias –Le Millipede – from the fact that only a millipede would have enough feet to simultaneously control enough buttons, levers and pedals to produce his compositions so richly, in a way that no synthesizer alone could do. As a musician Götz is a magpie, having played in orchestras and big…

We love MimiCof’s mixture of styles.

MimiCof – Spins Loving this latest Alien Transistor release – Here’s the single Spins off forthcoming LP from Japanese composer Midori Hirano aka Mimicof. In her own words “This LP is based on the recordings I made with a Buchla synthesizer during my residency at Stockholm’s EMS Elektronmusikstudion.It was the first time I worked with…

SWIT’s Long Player of the week: Selected Tracks for Nacht Dämonen by Byul.org

“Selected Tracks For Nacht Dämonen” compiles rare and early recordings ( 2000 and 2007) by Seoul’s Byul.org, the influential South Korean creative collective.The record is beautifully curated by Byul.org’s director TaeSang Cho and SWIT favourite Markus Acher of The Notwist. The album is released today by Alien Transistor. What started out in 2000 as a…

SWIT’s Best of 2016: Chapter 8

DTCV – Histoire seule (Xemu Records, Burger Records, La Souterraine, Lolipop Records) The Loch Ness Mouse, Bamboo (P-VINE, Inc.) Joasihno, Nuh Nuh (alien transistor) Andrea Schroeder, Little Girl (Glitterhouse Records) Sara Parkman – Fält (Hybris Rec) you + your d.metal friend, sonnier 6 (alien transistor) The Holy, Ramses The Evil Brother (Soliti Music) Ex-Otago, Cinghiali…

The Week 04122016

Hi, welcome to SWIT’s Week, so much time, so little to do – wait! scratch that, reverse it – here’s the week’s best tunes, most of these were submitted, we love to get great music sent to us so please do send if you are possessed (of some) – yes we’re talking LE TON MITÉ,…