This is an introduction quite formal to the splendid colormal

colormal – まばゆい Do you want to hear something really amazing? Well I managed to obtain some recordings of Tom singing in the shower which I’ll share next Christmas in the meantime this should suffice. It’s absolutely bloody brilliant. It’s from Colormal,it’s called まばゆい (Mabayui) it’s the opening track from their latest EP Day/Night and…

There’s no doubtn owtn.’s songwritn

owtn. – 森のくまさん 2nd outing on SWIT means you’re doing something seriously good in our not so humble opinion. This has just been published on owtn.’s YouTube and it’s from a new album called フロイデンベルクの森. The style of music is Poem Core which had Tom excited for a minute and then not so much and…

Super World Interview Time: Iris from Taffy

‘Nyctophilia’ (love of darkness) is the new album by Taffy, one of SWIT’s favourite bands. It’s probably their most cohesive work to date. Everything you expect from a Taffy record is present and correct – complex, cascading arrangements, dream sequence lushness, candy-sweet vocals and shimmering guitars. RunicWade and Lavendery really stand out, the sparser production…

Etsuko Yakushimaru has a super tune for you.

Etsuko Yakushimaru – “I’m Humanity” “I’m Humanity” by Etsuko Yakushimaru became the first song in human history to be released in the three formats digital music distribution, CD, and genetically-modified microorganism.Out now on Mirai Records. I love it. You will too. YouTube Weekly Playlist 2017 Playlist

SWIT SWEMIERE: MimiCof – Opal

MimiCof – Opal We’re delighted to premiere the new video for MimiCof’s (aka Midori Hirano) track Opal off new album Moon Sync. I’ve had the pleasure of listening to this album for the past week and it’s a fantastic listen.Markus Wambsganss aka Kaliber 16 has produced a stunning video for the track which you can…

You can go it Sione

Sione(aka 湯川潮音)- Kimono Yukawa Shione’s debut album under the working name Sione. This is a new project in which she sings without using words. The album was produced and arranged by World’s End Girlfriend.This is the track Kimono off the album which is available via Bandcamp on the excellent Virgin Babylon Records’s page. Fabulous. Weekly Playlist…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Nyctophilia by Taffy

Taffy with The Charlatans ‘Nyctophilia’ (love of darkness) is the new album by Taffy, one of SWIT’s favourite bands. It’s probably their most cohesive work to date. Everything you expect from a Taffy record is present and correct – complex, cascading arrangements, dream sequence lushness, candy-sweet vocals and shimmering guitars. RunicWade and Lavendery really stand…

Should be Big in Japan and everywhere else

藤本ちゃお – 落下 Off fab new lp The Virgin here’s 藤本ちゃお from Tochigi, Japan. Recommend the whole album but I’ve chosen the longest track entitled 落下 – which means Falling – because I love it. Very talented artist. Weekly Playlist 2017 Swit Playlist

We love MimiCof’s mixture of styles.

MimiCof – Spins Loving this latest Alien Transistor release – Here’s the single Spins off forthcoming LP from Japanese composer Midori Hirano aka Mimicof. In her own words “This LP is based on the recordings I made with a Buchla synthesizer during my residency at Stockholm’s EMS Elektronmusikstudion.It was the first time I worked with…

Akira Kosemura writes great tunes for ya

Akira Kosemura (featuring Devendra Barnhart) – Someday Latest EP from Tokyo’s Akira Kosemura includes Someday a reworked version featuring Devendra Banhart as a guest vocalist. The original 2016 version is also on the EP – I love them both.