SWIT’s Best of 2016 – Chapter 7

Gin Ga – 1ON1 (Monkey) Quilt – Roller (Kemado Records) TW Walsh – Fundamental Ground (Graveface Records & Curiosities) His Clancyness – Isolation Culture (Maple Death Records) Wireheads – Arrive Alive (Tenth Court) Vessel – Viels of Wine (DME) Near Myth – Hunter Gatherer Lydia Képinski – Apprendre à mentir Buslav – Lazarus Cave (Warner Music…

Interview with Marcus from Near Myth

Near Myth describe themselves thus ” a band of pioneering fantasy-noir academics based in Melbourne, Australia.” Fantasy-noir is a sister trope of “neo noir” or cyberpunk. It’s a relatively small sub-genre that blends the setting, characters and plot structure of a film noir mystery with the more colorful elements of fantasy and science fiction. It…

The Week 27112016

Hi, welcome to SWIT’s Week, yes we’ve been to the cosy brown snows of the north, but we’ve also been to France, Catalonia, Minnesota, NYC, Australia, LA, Italy, Argentina and The Netherlands- yes we’re talking Tómas Jónsson, Sin Fang, N.O.Sonic, Luthea Salom, Gregg Garvey, Toby Martin, Yuzima, Super 1 Mundial, Bateleur, Bec Sandridge, Half Japanese,…

SWIT’s Long Player of the week: Idiot Mystic by Near Myth

Near Myth – Idiot Mystic I’ve really fallen for Idiot Mystic the debut album by Near Myth from Melbourne Australia. Apart from knowing their way around great tunes what strikes me the most about this album is their ability to let each of the instruments breath.There isn’t layer upon layer of tracks. On this lp…

The Week 13112016

Hi, welcome to SWIT’s Week,  I’m a day late due to Gerry banishing me to Monaghan, but I have returned, climbed through an open window and I manged to put this together before he caught me. Well what a strange week it’s been,  with the sad passing  of Field Commander Cohen – some say it…