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…

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…

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…

SWIT’s Best Of 2016: Chapter 4

The Slow Show – Ordinary Lives (Haldern Pop Recordings) ShitKid – Oh Please Be A Cocky Cool Kid (PNKSLM) The Pirouettes – L’escalier (Kidderminster) Pamela Hute – Banshees (My Dear Recordings) BLAUDZUN – Between A Kiss And A Sorry Goodbye (V2 Records Benelux, Glitterhouse Records) VedeTT – Friday Morning (Echo Orange) Vessel – Clear as…

SWIT’s Best Of 2016: Chapter II (2) (TWO)

Wunderland: Nue (Independent) Wy: In Bloom (Hybris) Vanishing Twin: – The Conservation Of Energy (Soundway Records) Shadow Dance – Guillaume Teyssier (Tigersushi Records) Sundayman – Jupiter (Inner Ear) Gregg Garvey – One Worth Ending (Lollipop) Arborist – I Heard Him Leaving (Cargo) LeSuperHomard – Maple Key ( Alter K, Echo Orange, Le Pop Club Records,…

Look to the stars with Cosmic Fields

So I was reading Le Pop Club’s bio of Cosmic Fields – it says “blending Argentinian rock, nocturnal groove and space pop, Cosmic Fields are always looking for something new and try not to have a precise genre. Three outlanders explore distant horizons, embracing the psychedelic sounds of their ancestors “. Argentinean rock – isn’t…