In the deep end with Small Fires

Small Fires – Backstroke One could get very depressed thinking about the disastrous and insane Brexit project that is being undertaken by the absurd British government, especially when you consider the consequences for free movement of people and the effects it will definitely have (and is already having) on cross-cultural co-operation. It goes against everything…

SWIT Sounds Abound #8

A Slice Of Life – Restless Gods (Wool-E Discs) We featured A Slice Of Life’s debut ep last year, now Dirk Vreys has been in touch again to announce their full debut LP called RESTLESS which will be released on the 15th of August via Wool-E Discs. Back then I said “I guess artists like…

Friedrich Sunlight won’t rain on your parade

Friedrich Sunlight – Kommen Und Gehen (Tapete) Kenji Kenji certainly comes and goes from project to project, from tune to tune, does the man ever get a moment’s rest? Are we complaining? Not in the least. “Kommen Und Gehen” is another songwriting masterclass – simply perfection from the wonderfully melodic vocals, the harmonies and especially…

These guys are UNS topabble

UNS – VON A NACH A (Sinnbus) “Von A nach A“ is from the LP ALLES WAS WIR MACHEN IST KUNST. I like what Sinnbus say about the tune “As always with UNS: in an ironic pose until you suddenly get serious. The summer hit for the chemistry meeting, the 40th floor and the open…

SWIT Premiere: Down Below by Fir Cone Children

Fir Cone Children is the Berlin-based one-man dream punk project of Alexander Leonard Donat. His fourth LP “The Straight & The Curly” (Blackjack Illuminist Records) is out on the very lucky for us Friday 13th of July. We are then delighted to premiere “Down Below” from the new LP, it’s a short, sharp, joyful shock….

SWIT Video Premiere: Self-Destruct Reality by Jetstream Pony

Alternative headline “Schrammeliger ding dong, there ain’t nothing phony about Jetstream Pony.” Well now, what have we got here? Only one of the finest indie-pop songs you’ll hear this or any other day. We are privileged to premiere the new video for “Self-Destruct Reality”, the lead track from the new Jetstream Pony EP, released 13th…

SWIT Sounds Abound #6

Monster Monster – yes ladies and gentlemen, we’ve super-sized our Super Sounds Abounds just in time for July, it’s like a Whizzer And Chips bumper summer special with two flakes! Polartropica – “Golden Soul” It’s been a while since we heard from Polartropica, but now Ihui Cherise Wu, for it is her, is back with…

Super World Interview Time: Florian Zimmer from Driftmachine

Driftmachine is Andreas Gerth and  Florian (Flow) Zimmer from Berlin. Shunter is their new album, it’s a wonderfully dark amalgam of ambient, abstract,  industrial and avant-garde sounds, a soundtrack for forgotten places and abandoned spaces, for movies that have not been made yet. We speak ot Flow because of his role with  Morr Music and…

Super World Interview Time: What goes around comes around for Jeannel

We covered Jeannel’s first release “Mind Tricks” last year, now she is back with another fantastic song and video – the beautiful, reflective, multi-layered ballad  “Karma”.  It’s from her forthcoming debut EP ‘Love’ on Better Call Rob which was co-produced by Tamer Fahri (Dillon, Lafawnda) and Christian Prommer (Fauna Flash, Voom Voom). We were delighted when…

SWIT Sounds Abound #3

Gerry’s bonged off to Barcelona for the weekend to that Primavera Sound thing and I’ve been left here sniffing my own roses. Frankly, it’s how I like it, nobody saying “put the wine away”, “put the whiskey away”, “put the crack away”, put the….you get the picture. So I can honestly say I’ve been trying…

I do not like green eggs and ham I do not like them SAMT I am

SAMT – I wue Di / Geh Schleich Di Top bloke Ronnie Pinkau, from the beautiful and musically sizzling town of Augsburg, contacted us this week about a new release on his small but perfectly-formed label Kleine Untergrund Schallplatten. “I Wü Di” is a pretty direct lustful get over here now siren call. And who…

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…