I could Abraham Murder a cold beer

Abraham Murder – I Am Electricity Abraham Murder is the alter ego of multimedia artist Igor K. “I Am Electricity” is the lead single from his new LP “Scarlet Distance” (released in December ’17 on Winslow Records). It’s a brilliant song with sharp new wave edges. It’s immediate, cool and clever and brings to mind…

Down in the underground with Bertrand Burgalat

Bertrand Burgalat – Tombeau pour David Bowie It’s hard to believe it’s been two years, I still sit at my ramshackle desk here in SWIT Towers and expect David to come striding in with an “Oi mate sign this non-disclosure agreement innit, we’re gonna record a new secret album and take the musical world by…

Go ahead punk make my slate

Clint Slate – Long Way From Home There I was after a long Sunday, looking forward to a hot whiskey and a Havana cigar when I thought I’d take one more look at the mailbox and there it was, this stunning live recording by Clint Slate, it kind of hit me for six, bowled me…

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…