Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: Wake Up The Dormouse

Super World Indie Tune Of The Day 16.09.2019: Johannes Maria Haslinger – “Wake Up The Dormouse”. And so we move on from massive organs to huge gongs, and not just any old huge gongs either but to those in the possession of none other than Notwist’s Markus Acher. “Wake Up The Dormouse” is the result…

Super World Interview Time: Markus Acher on Spirit Fest

Spirit Fest is an avant-pop supergroup built around acclaimed Japanese duo Tenniscoats. Featuring members of Notwist, Jam Money and Joasihno, their beautiful self-titled debut LP has just been released. In Winter 2016 long-time fan, Markus Acher (Notwist) jumped at the chance to invite Tenniscoats to a small apartment studio, together with Mat Fowler (Jam Money)…

Move aside Emerson, Lake & Palmer, here comes Spirit Fest

Spirit Fest – Hitori Matsuri Spirit Fest is that rarest of things, a super group you actually want to listen to, an equation where the whole is more than the sum of its parts. ‘Spirit Fest’ is made up of Japanese duo Tenniscoats with Markus Acher (Notwist), Mat Fowler (Jam Money) and Cico Beck (Aloa…

The Week 23042017: The 15 best tracks from the last 7 days.

Time is money, isn’t it? Is it? So screw the long introductions today, I mean I’ve been doing everything around here. A small team. Does one person count as a team? What do you think. Not that anyone cares. Just bring the tunes they say. Stop bloody maoning they say. turn off the lights they…

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…