Urgent delivery from POSTMAN

photo by Stefan Maier It’s a great day at SWIT Towers today. Not only do we get to show the world the new video for “Third Hand” by one of our very favourite bands – POSTMAN – but we also got to interview them as well, and I can honestly say it’s one of the…

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…

SWIT Premiere: Tom Wu – All You Want

Tom Wu – All You Want We are delighted to premiere the stream of professional provocateur Tom Wu’s new LP. “All You Want” (Cut Surface) is a frenetic, tantalizing trip through the dark underworld of Wu. Tom sings, plays the drums and the synthesizers all at once and the effect is mesmerising, giving the songs…

Moods, etudes and attitudes, I love Lonesome Hot Dudes

Lonesome Hot Dudes – Books/Obey (Cut Surface) Agitpop blooms in the fields of Graz. Here is the new double A-side by in your face, anti-capitalism, anti-fascist, pro-tune, pro-noise, super pro-saxophone BAND OF RESISTERS that go by the name Lonesome Hot Dudes. Sounding wonderfully untamed, discordant, caustic, direct and downright funny – this is music made…

SWIT’S Best Of 2017 Part 1

We’ve posted nearly a billion tunes this year and they were all great to begin with, so whittling that down to the best odd 100 or so was never going to be an easy task, it is with great pleasure (at re-listening to everything again and again) and pain (at having to exclude some great…

Beach Girls and the Monster are waving not drowning

Beach Girls and the Monster – Monsterbeach Hello and welcome to SWIT Theatre Monsterpiece. Today we bring you a deeply disturbing tale of an innocent musician who is accosted by a terrifying beast whilst taking an innocent constitutional on a beach. The beach is somewhere, the monster is somewhere and then they’re both gone, all…

SWIT Premiere: I wish my POSTMAN delivered songs like this

“I have a strong will to love you for eternity.” ― Milan Kundera, Immortality I was reading “Amazing Things Architects Make When They Aren’t Architecting” on Wired only yesterday. POSTMAN aren’t included, however, they should be. Let’s face it only wannabe architects could have made an LP like Home, a passionate, organic electronica masterpiece that…

SWIT Premiere: Tune Out and Drop In on The Telly

The Telly – Why Not? The Telly is the brainchild of Vienna-based multi-instrumentalist Martin Gupper. You may be familiar with his work because he has many fingers in many pies – for example, Goldsoundz, Cry Baby, Schweiffels Upperclass Shoplifters – you know the list goes on, how does he get any sleep? Judging him by…