Paging Le SuperHomard

Le SuperHomard – Paper Girl Good morning from a snowy Kildare, the thaw is setting in and thoughts turn to spring and summer and more specifically the summery sounds of Le SuperHomard. Paper Girl is the new single from just-released “The Pomegranate Tree EP” (Alter K). Paper Girl, co-written by Christophe Vaillant and Pandora Burgess,…

Super World Interview Time: Mensch

The Mensch duo are Vale Poher and Carine Di Vita. We featured their opus “Tarifa” (Alter K) as our record of the week not so very long ago, so we were delighted when they agreed to do an interview for us and discuss what the hell is going on with their fridge. They fill us…

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…

The Mensch Machine

Mensch – Cosmopolitain Mensch are Vale Poher and Carine Di Vita from Lyons and they’ve made very good friends with a drum machine. Their name gives some clues to their sound and influences. They’ve just re-released their 2015 LP “Tarifa” and let me tell you something, it’s a great record – I’ll be talking about…

Kumisolo: She never takes too many steps

Well as Friday evening approaches, I am feeling rather frivolous, and then this beautiful mix of French pop and J-pop caught my ever-bending ear and I was hooked. It’s Kumisolo with “La Tête Ailleurs” (AlterK). The funny thing is , I heard the tune before I saw the video and it made me think of…

I heard Klaus Kinski humming this tune from Daprinski

The stunning beautiful Ouverture’ is the first single from Daprinski’s new record ‘Chorégraphies de l’ordinaire’ (AlterK). It’s a bit of a departure from their usual très cool French pop and I can’t wait to hear more. Perfect Sunday evening listening. Light a cigar, pour some fine brandy, lie back in your favourite chair and enjoy….

SWIT’s Best Of 2016: Chapter II (2) (TWO)

Wunderland: Nue (Independent) Wy: In Bloom (Hybris) Vanishing Twin: – The Conservation Of Energy (Soundway Records) Shadow Dance – Guillaume Teyssier (Tigersushi Records) Sundayman – Jupiter (Inner Ear) Gregg Garvey – One Worth Ending (Lollipop) Arborist – I Heard Him Leaving (Cargo) LeSuperHomard – Maple Key ( Alter K, Echo Orange, Le Pop Club Records,…