January Wrapped

January 31 (The sky is crumbling…)  by David Lehman The sky is crumbling into millions of paper dots the wind blows in my face so I duck into my favorite barber shop and listen to Vivaldi and look in the mirror reflecting the shopfront windows, Broadway and 104th, and watch the dots blown by the…

Down in the underground with Bertrand Burgalat

Bertrand Burgalat – Tombeau pour David Bowie It’s hard to believe it’s been two years, I still sit at my ramshackle desk here in SWIT Towers and expect David to come striding in with an “Oi mate sign this non-disclosure agreement innit, we’re gonna record a new secret album and take the musical world by…

SWIT’S Best Of 2017 Part 5

Part 5 of our 2017 Best Of- More tunes that made us act like loons St. Stephen’s Day celebrates the first Christian martyr and falls on December 26th. However, in Ireland, the celebration of the day seem to have little relation to St. Stephen himself, although there is one tale that recounts the ‘chattering’ wren…

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…

The secret life of Bertrand Burgalat

“Les choses qu’on ne peut dire à personne” (“the things we can’t tell anyone”) is the first single from Bertrand Burgalat’s new album on Tricatel. It’s a beautiful, regret-tinged, classic pop tune and probably the catchiest thing you’ll hear today. There’s a little frisson of excitement too, embrace the skeletons in your closet today! Love…