SWIT SWEMIERE: Dead End Friends – Nora

Dead End Friends – Nora Delighted to premiere the latest video from Austrian outfit Dead End Friends entitled Nora. This is from their album Wrench released last year. Nora’s a massive track with grunge(y) vocals – (they’ve an amazing singer btw) – wonderful psychedelic guitar riffs and a rhythm section that handles the light and…

The goth of small things: Monsterheart

Monsterheart – Sleep This should be the song the field of poppies sings to Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz. Gorgeous. New LP in the fall on Seayou Records of Vienna. WIT YouTube Playlist Week 25 SWIT Playlist 2017 SWIT Soundcloud Playlist 2017

This doesn’t Blow

Attic Giant – Blow The excellent Better Call Rob’s latest release is from an Austrian artist called Attic Giant aka Mr. Daniel Tischler. Blow sounds like a mini-symphony with a clever use of various styles and movements that somehow fit perfectly together. A pretty great achievement for a tune that comes in under 4 minutes….

SWIT SWEMIERE: Melt Downer – Mutter

Melt Downer – Mutter Another SWIT exclusive – we’re delighted to premiere the debut release from Austrian three piece Melt Downer.Consisting of Wolfgang Möstl, Mario Zangl (Mile Me Deaf, Killed by 9V Batteries) and Florian Giessau they’ve managed to create one hell of a sound.Mutter is 2 minutes and 48 seconds of pure adrenalised pop/punk…

Love this FLUT cocktail

We love it when people get in touch with us at SWIT HQ and we love it even more when the tracks are this good. This is a massive tune off Vienna’s FLUT’s latest ep Nachtschicht. Out now on Problembär Records (Seayou Entertainment). Love it. Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

Snap Crackle and Rock – it’s The Crispies

The Crispies (feat. superfertig)- Ring My Doorstep This is class, can we call it struttrock? Purleese! This is Vienna’s The Crispies & superfertig and their atitune “Ring My Doorstep” from the “Death Row Kids” LP (out on Seayou Records). Fresh or sick or something. Whateves. SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 12 SWIT Playlist 2017


Tents – Under My Wings We featured Anemone & Paper Lace from the wonderful Tents last December on the release of their EP Under My Wings. We’re delighted to now premiere their new video for the title track of that EP. Filmed in Vienna we see TENTS as “They glide through dark corners and take…

Just Friends And Lovers and Excellent Musicians

Just Friends And Lovers – Spit it Out Check out the fantastic Spit It Out from Just Friends and Lovers. This is one half of a double A-Side due out in April on the ever reliable Numavi Records. Weekly YouTube Yearly PLaylist

There is no other Troy but there is Ankathie Koi

Powernerd Paddy pops up (so to speak) in Ankathie Koi’s new video, “Little Hell”, which is one of the funniest and most thought-provoking things I’ve seen all year. I don’k know if “Kate, It’s Hunting Season” is an eerily prescient warning from history to Kate Bush following her declaration of love for Teresa May? What…

Things that go bump in the night: Our interview with Half Girl

Tomb it may concern, Half Girl are  Europe’s leading all-girl feminist-monster super-group and that , dear reader, is not an easy thing to achieve. The band are Julie Miess (Britta), Vera Kropf (Luise Pop), Anna-Leena Lutz (Die Heiterkeit) and Gwendoline Tägert (Mondo Fumatore). They’ve produced this wonderful schlock-horror concept album called “All Tomorrow’s Monsters” –…