They’ve nothing to be Sorry about.

The Sorry Shop – Pearls You know we love it when bands get in touch and ask us to check out their tunes (We always do you know – we listen to everything (except our kids and partners and bosses and friends)). Anywhoooo this is The Sorry Shop from Brazil and a track of their…

Sweet Desastre

Sweet Desastre – Díptica We love it here at SWIT HQ when artists get in touch and especially when they come loaded with tunes like these. Here’s track 2 of a 12 track album (a soundtrack for an imaginary expressionist movie) by Sweet Desastre. Formed by Brazilian duo Glauber Guimarães and Heitor Dantas this is…

I’m becoming a bit of a Brazil nut

Bartolo – (E)espécies Heading over to see Kraftwerk perform in their home town of Dusseldorf in a few hours. Wooohooo. So it seemed like fate when this arrived into SWIT HQ – latest release from Brazilian maestro Bartolo. In his own words “(E)species has, above all, the characteristic of risking variation, giving up repetition as…

Não Não-Eu means a lot to me and you

Não Não-Eu – Chão Não Não-Eu are a trio from Belo Horizonte, Brazil made up of Pâmilla Vilas Boas (vocal, guitar, synths), Cláudio Valentin (bass, synts) and Thiago Carvalho (drums) and they’ve just released their self-titled debut on PWR Records. “Chão” is the lead single, it’s a lost radio transmission, a disconcerting telex from the…

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…

Give us a big handa for Populous and Nina Miranda

Populous + Nina Miranda – Cru Stuck for time this evening so not a lot to say about this except it’s a really beautiful song by Populous + Smoke City’s Nina Miranda, it’s from the brand new LP “Azulejos” (La Tempesta/Wonderwheel Recordings), the cover art is fantastic also. Week 24 YouTube Playlist SWIT Spotify Playlist…

Sweet Jane would love Astralplane

Astralplane – Redevoar The astral plane, also called the astral world, is a plane of existence postulated by classical (particularly neo-Platonic), medieval, oriental, and esoteric philosophies and mystery religions. It is the world of the celestial spheres, crossed by the soul in its astral body on the way to being born and is generally populated…

More Morena Morena

Morena Morena – Abre Alas From Niterói, Brazil, here’s the latest single from Morena Morena and this is superb. Called Abre Alas – wrap your ears around this SWITles. YouTube Weekly Playlist 2017 Spotify Playlist

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Exílios 1 by George Christian

Geroge Christian is a largely self-taught musician and academic from Salvador in Brazil. Exílios 1 is the first part of a trilogy on the Sê-lo Netlabel. The album mixes instrumental and vocal pieces, both compostional and improvised. I find the music facinating, and the playing is exceptional. For me it conjures up very different journeys,…

The last Crusader

Crusader de Deus – Relações Públicas Don’t know much about these guys except…. 1.They’re called Crusader de Deus 2.This is a super track called Relações Públicas 3.They’re from Sao Paula in Brazil 4.Their new ep is called Clássicos Republicanos 5.They’re on Balaclava Records Weekly YouTube Playlist 2017 Playlist

Löis Lancaster is more firster than laster

Löis Lancaster – Ornitofrenia Looking for something different, daring and downright brilliant this morning? Well let me tell you , you’ve come to the right place. Ornitophrenia (meaning “bird spirit”) is the lead single from Löis Lancaster’s album Malva and is a collboration with Felipe Zenicola. Lois is a veteran of the Brazilian experimental music…