Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: From Russia with love

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day 23.09.2019: CHKBNS – “Gold”. “For a millennium and a half I have been dreaming of finding a sonic-verbal form for this low-2 hours-before-sunset sun and when you roam under it, understanding your bright future is not guaranteed, but still it feels as if you’re being stitched through with…

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: Welcome to SWIT’s afterlife

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 17.05.2019: “Afterlife” by Chkbns. Well it’s been a while but delighted to be back with another tune of the day from none other than SWIT favourites Chkbns. I’ve picked “Afterlife” from their debut LP “Autwik” but really it could have been any track on the record. It’s trademark…

Make no bones about it , this is Animal

Chkbns – Animal “Animal” is the new single by SWIT favs Chkbns. it’s hard-edged etherealism. It’s a dark, grown-up retelling of Beauty and The Beast. It’s dangerously beautiful. The video, by Polina Washington, helps you make it through the night, just about. Check out the fab live performance of the song on KEXP, included here…

I cannot let go of this track by Gdeto

Gdeto – Suddenly 2nd outing on SWIT and for a good reason. One of my favourite artists currently producing music, here’s the wonderful Suddenly off Gdeto’s Pillow Book EP. The video was filmed in Sofia, Aneliya’s grandfather’s town. Cannot recommend this highly enough. Check it out. Weekly YouTube Playlist

Gdeto is somewhere in Russia that we want to be.

Gdeto – Pillow Book “Pillow Book” is the striking new EP from Gdeto* (the solo project of Aneliya from SWIT favourites CHKBNS). Combining ethereal vocals, fuzzy electronics, piano, chiming guitar and menacing electronic beats, it’s a remarkably coherent and beautiful piece of work. Sadness, regret and nostalgia are all words that spring to mind. This…

Spr Wrld ntrvw Tm: Alphbt nrchy wth Chkbns

Hailing from St. Petersburg, Originally formed as Cheekbones, now Chkbns, the band is sisters Aneliya and Emily and their friend Slava. Since 2011 the trio has released three mini-albums (“Eat Sleep Mom Dad”, “Private Fiction” and “This Time”) and a bunch of videos, including an EP-length film for “Private Fiction”. Earlier in the year, we…

SWIT’s Week: Our 14 BEST tunes from around the world.

Another week, another stable full of galloping SWITS, wonderful hits, tunes that don’t quit, catchers with mits [that’s enough nonsense. Ed.] OK! Here they are – the 14 best tunes we heard this week from Satin Jackets and David Harks, Sequoyah Tiger, Yuzima, Chuck, SKRATTAR, K-MASERA, Lali Puna, I’m a Sloth, Elias Dris, Guillamino, CINTIA…