SWIT SWEMIERE: The Cats Never Sleep – Hummus

Swiss quintet The Cats Never Sleep were formed in 2012. After a self-released EP in 2014 and two 7 inch vinyls on English record company Fruits De Mer, the Cats went to Kerwax Studios in November 2015 and put on tape their first full length record. Titled “Massage”, the album is a genuine ode to…

Maud Geffray awakens alien affray

Maud Geffray – 1994 How late it was, how late and time slips through my hands like so many grains of sand etc. so let’s be brief mes amis – This is not new 🙂 – I thought it was, it’s actaully from 2015 – but hey , who cares – it’s fantastic, this is…

SWIT SWEMIERE: Xavier Boyer – Stockholm Syndrome

Xavier Boyer – Stockholm Syndrome “We’re getting there, it’s growing on you. I hope it’s no Stockholm Syndrome” We’re delighted to premiere the new video by Xavier Boyer, frontman of French indie maestros Tahiti 80. This is the first cut from his new solo LP, “Some/Any/New” ,coming later in the year.  Multi-instrumentalist Boyer crafted the…

SWIT Long Player Of The Week: Mensch – Tarifa

Mensch – Tarifa photo Jean-marc Ferre Mensch are Vale Poher and Carine Di Vita from Lyons and “Tarifa” is their second LP. I’m off there in a couple of weeks, it’s one of my favourite places in the world. Mensch agree – “We fell in love with the city of Tarifa. We went there to…

The Mensch Machine

Mensch – Cosmopolitain Mensch are Vale Poher and Carine Di Vita from Lyons and they’ve made very good friends with a drum machine. Their name gives some clues to their sound and influences. They’ve just re-released their 2015 LP “Tarifa” and let me tell you something, it’s a great record – I’ll be talking about…

SWIT SWEMIERE: TĂ©nĂ©rĂ© remix of Safetalk’s Universal

TĂ©nĂ©rĂ© at work Back in March Anglo-French trio Safetalk broke radio silence with their debut release, a cosmic hymn to the ’Universal’. We said at the time “this is a direct transmission from Paris to Berlin. This is a blissed-out electronique love letter from the Universal. This is just for you.” and we meant it….

Super World Interview Time: RĂ©mi from Atelier Ciseaux Records

I think we got to know RĂ©mi first when he sent us a track by Exit Someone which we loved. Since then we have chatted over and back on several occasions and we were delighted when he answered some questions for us about his beloved label Atelier Ciseaux Records. Check out the interview and some…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: OUH LĂ€ LĂ€ by JUNIORE

JUNIORE – OUH LĂ€ LĂ€ (Le Phonographe) With the album being released back in March we’re a bit late to the party with this one – don’t worry friends, we’ll outstay our welcome. You can take that to la Banque. Buy hey it was worth the wait, because guess what? This record done blew me…

Massive tune from Insecte

Insecte – Lunettes Opaques From Paris,based in Brussels here’s new single Lunettes Opaques by Insecte. This is a taster from forthcoming EP – Deux – out May 26th. Great track. YouTube Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

SWIT SWEMIERE: The Rebels Of Tijuana – Brazil 70 EP

We are big fans of The Rebels Of Tijuana here at SWIT HQ. Last year’s LP “#3” was on rotation in the boardroom . The band are Alex, Olive, Long John, Julien and Yann and they’ve been kicking against the pricks since 2008. They’ve got an expansive back-catalogue, have written the greatest-ever song about soccer…

EYE Like this a lot

EYE – You’re So Fine Some minimal synth but maximum tune on this superb release from French electronic artist EYE. This is called You’re So Fine. Love it. Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist