SWIT Sounds Abound #6

Monster Monster – yes ladies and gentlemen, we’ve super-sized our Super Sounds Abounds just in time for July, it’s like a Whizzer And Chips bumper summer special with two flakes! Polartropica – “Golden Soul” It’s been a while since we heard from Polartropica, but now Ihui Cherise Wu, for it is her, is back with…

SWIT Sounds Abound #5

Good afternoon! I could be watching Morocco v Iran or listening to these ten terrific tunes – well no competition, music wins every time. Today we visit Indonesia, Norway, Italy, Austria, Catalonia, Finland, Spain, France and Sweden! Class – enjoy the tunes and have a great weekend y’all. Peonies – Haliho (Nanaba Records) SWIT favs…

SWIT Sounds Abound #4

Another sunny day in paradise, another hot batch of tunes to add to our best of 2018, we kick off this week with KEKA – Out Of The Water Here is Fredrik Andersson a.k.a KEKA from Sweden with “Out Of The Water”, which is a dreamy, multi-layered sunshine-tinged melody. Lovely work! It does mention slaughter…

SWIT Sounds Abound #2

Greetings from a very sunny Dublin! Here's our second SWIT Sounds Abound of 2018, a round-up of the best songs from our myriad subscriptions. 10 great tunes for all you loons. Everything added to our Best of 2018 lists as well. Scorchio. New Silver Girl – Phantom Ride (Soliti) Here is Helsinki’s New Silver Girl’s…

I’d happily lend my Beano to the wonderful Guillamino

Guillamino – Perquè tu, perquè jo No angst here, this is “Perquè tu, perquè jo” from Barcelona’s Guillamino, it’s a beautiful, infectious, joyful summer rumba, speaking of which let’s go to the rum bar immediately if not soon. He’s got a new album coming later in the year on Bankrobber. Smile! SWIT YouTube Playlist Week…

I hate to rabbit on but only Invisible Harvey can save us now

Invisible Harvey – La noche de fin de año somos arte funerario The weather is picking up in Dublin, Summer has arrived early and the coast is calling us out of the office blocks, bars, basements and boredellos. Here’s a sun-dappled, organ-driven, string-drenched tune – La noche de fin de año somos arte funerario by…

Super World Interview Time: Louise from Anímic

Anímic are Ferran Palau, Nuria Monés, Louise Sansom, Miquel Plana, Juanjo Montañés and Genís Ureña and they have been a mainstay of the Catalonian indie music scene since 2004. About their new LP “Skin” (bcore discs) we said The new album from Animic is simply outstanding, the band hold up a mirror to the modern world…

Let us address Cálido Home once again

Cálido Home -dear kiddo “dear kiddo” was in my top 10 tunes of 2016 (yang) and now Cálido Home have released it with this great live performance film, directed by Marta Busquets from a performance at the Ronda de l’Heliogàbal festival last October. I can’t tell you how much I love this song! Check out…

Cálido Home is where the heart is

Cálido Home – In a Vision or in None From the beautiful album “Tones And Shapes” (bcoredisc) comes the new single by our favourite Catalonians Cálido Home. The song is called “In a Vision or in None” and the enthralling new video dramatises the song as an uneasy waking dream/nightmare. Will we ever sleep again?…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Animic – Skin

Animic – Skin “The mirror crack’d from side to side: ‘The doom has come upon me’ The new album from Animic is simply outstanding, the band hold up a mirror to the modern world and the reflection is not a pretty one. The eight songs confront the uncertain times we live in and the fear…

Les Sueques take their melon head on tour

We stay in Barcelona for our second tune today – here’s “Res”, the rollicking, jangling, happy, sardonic, class new tune by Les Sueques on El Genio Equivocado. Hey, check out their brilliant video too – it’s a blast and just soooooo charming. Love it. SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 6 SWIT Playlist 2017 SWIT Playlist 2016

I’d crawl across The Sahara to listen to Renaldo & Clara

Hailing from Lleida in Catalonia, here are Renaldo & Clara with their sweet sweet new single “Fent amics” (Making Friends) from the forthcoming LP “Els afores” (Bankrobber, 2017). The intriguing video is directed by Alex Sarda and produced by Nanouk Films. Fencing is back! SWIT Weekly YouTube Playlist – Week 3 SWIT Playlist 2017 SWIT…