Build bridges not walls with Safetalk.

Safetalk – Mimic Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Let’s hope he is right. At the moment, the arc is perhaps bent a little out of shape but when we stand back and look at the continuum over a…

Mister Orouni is a master of the tune-y

Orouni – Somewhere In Dreamland Orouni holds a special place in our hearts here at SWIT. We went (pea)nuts for his last LP – the wonderful musical travelogue, “Grand Tour”. Rémi Antoni writes clever, observation, highly original pop tunes (with the emphasis on “tune”), his music is painted in bright colours. I was excited to…

Super World Interview Time: Mensch

The Mensch duo are Vale Poher and Carine Di Vita. We featured their opus “Tarifa” (Alter K) as our record of the week not so very long ago, so we were delighted when they agreed to do an interview for us and discuss what the hell is going on with their fridge. They fill us…

Forever Pavot and tunes they’ve got

Forever Pavot – Le beefteak Opening track from the latest album by Forever Pavot- La Pantoufle here’s Le beefteak. Super track and I need to check these guys out some more.Ot now on Born Bad Records.In the meantime – COME ON IRELAND Weekly Playlist Spotify 2017

You don’t have to go on safari to hear Mehari

Mehari – All This Time From Toulouse France Here’s a Mehari tune to dance To,with your shiny pants It’ll put you in a trance Support CHAMP’LAINE and give it a chance SWIT Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Xavier Boyer – Some/Any/New

I’m delighted to report that after a trip to The Royal Victoria Eye and Eye Hospital in Dublin I can now hear in stereo again, just in time to bring you our Long Player Of The Week, “Some/Any/New” (Human Sounds / Hot Puma Records), the second solo album by Tahiti 80’s Xavier Boyer. I’ve come…

I’m dancing a flamenco to The Green Flamingos

The Green Flamingos – The Rush Kicks In Here’s a thing, I’m deaf in one ear at the moment so my world has gone mono. Here’s another thing, “The Rush Kicks In” by funky Franco-Swiss The Green Flamingos still sounds ruddy marvellous. It’s got a kinda soulful, psychedelic retro feel so mono is more than…

We don’t like to crow but we love Jane Doe

Jane Doe – Midnight Spell Anna De Andreis dropped us a line “I would like to send you a song by my band, Jane Doe.The song is titled “Midnight Spell”, and is the first song of our first EP, Midnight Spell.I liked your page, of course!” Well, it would be rude not to. Midnight Spell…

SWIT’s Long(ish) Player Of The Week: UTO – Shelter For The Broken

I’ve listened to these songs over and over since the ep was released a few days ago, I’ve absorbed them, they are part of me now. I’m in a loop. I have posted the first two singles from UTO on SWIT previously – “The Beast” and “That Itch”, distinctive, quirky, sensuous and humourous pop songs,…

Charlotte & Magon for adventures are a sine qua non

Charlotte & Magon – Always A Secret (Official Video) “Is it possible, that by telling these tales, one might indeed save one’s self?” “Always A Secret” is like a call and response to The Secret Life Of Arabia, where our intrepid adventurers Charlotte & Magon set off across the dunes in search of the golden…

It wouldn’t annoy her if you played Xavier Boyer

Xavier Boyer – QuattroSonic Xavier Boyer, erstwhile frontman of French legends Tahiti 80, is back with a new single. QuattroSonic is from his forthcoming solo album “Some/Any/New” which is released on October 20th. It’s another melodic, classic pop tune from Xavier. Sounding effortlessly brilliant, it belies the art & craft he brings to everything he…