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…

Meow about this – it’s new from Cats Of Transnistria

Cats Of Transnistria – Tunnel & Candy Man This is Tunnel from SWIT favs Cats Of Transnistria. It’s from forthcoming LP Opium to be released via Solti on February the 2nd. Excellent tuneage. Seeing as it’s Friday we’re throwing in last single Candy Man too.

THE SWIT: The best tunes from around the world (Nov 25 – 09 Dec)

It’s snow joke here in Dublin folks, we were promised heavy snow overnight, what do we wake up to? Torrential pissings of rain, rain and more rain. Gerry’s not happy, he had the sleigh ready and he’d been practicing his Ho Ho Hos all night…..he’s gone back to bed now with a bottle of whiskey…

The Cats of Transnistria are clawsome

Cats of Transnistria – Candy Man The waning of the year is upon us, the night has vanquished the day and northerly winds blow chilly and cold. People lapse into long silences, staring into nothingness as the steam rises from scalding cups of tea. Frost sparkles in the dawn light, a silver lining for every…

SWIT’s Fortnight: Our 29 BEST tunes from around the world.

Hello, in catch-up mode isn’t it. July time, holidays, chilling by the pool, chillaxing like a tool, eatin’ strawberry fool, the music’s pretty cool, When I sleep I sometimes drool…..er..yes, anyway, good to be back in the hot seat so to speak, wearing some pretty funky hot pants too. So what’s been happening since I…

SWIT SWEMIERE: Cats of Transnistria – Love

Cats of Transnistria – Love We’re delighted to premiere this wonderful track – Love – from Cats of Transnistria which is the first single off their forthcoming 2nd LP due for release at the end of the year. The band says “The single ‘Love’ is exceptionally delicate, aerial and light for us. But the love…

Interview with Nick Triani of Soliti Music

Nick Triani is head of Soliti, a Helsinki-based independent record label. We’ve featured a number of excellent artists from their roster over the past year or so and we were delighted when Nick agreed to answer some questions for us. He also put together a great sampler playlist that will give you the real flavour…