SWIT’S Best Of 2017 Part 1

We’ve posted nearly a billion tunes this year and they were all great to begin with, so whittling that down to the best odd 100 or so was never going to be an easy task, it is with great pleasure (at re-listening to everything again and again) and pain (at having to exclude some great…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: The Luxembourg Signal – Blue Field

The Luxembourg Signal – Blue Field (Shelflife Records/kleine untergrund schallplatten) The first 3 tracks on the new Luxembourg Signal LP are a serious statement of intent, “big-boned and hardy-handsome”, carefully crafted dark, sleek, indie pop – all jagged guitars, atmospherics and coolasfuck vocals. They proclaim this is a serious band making serious music. Ok, on…

The RJ Files Volume #2

It’s Not Not – Golden Rule Lost Tapes – Go Four The Round (Dub) Tokyo Sex Destruction – It Was In 1969 SWIT’s never-ending playlist

Red Sleeping Beauty

Red Sleeping Beauty, Swedish indie-pop masters, originally came together in 1991. The band are Kristina Borg, Mikael Matsson, Niklas Angergård. 2016 saw their happy return with the release of Kristina, their first album in 19 years, on Labrador Records (and now Shelflife). Packed with great melodies and brilliant hooks, it’s definitely one of the best…

Interview with: Lost Tapes

Lost Tapes is the (relatively)  new project of Pau Roca (La Habitación Roja) and RJ Sinclair (Tokyo Sex Destruction). They recently released their debut LP “Let’s Get Lost” on Mushroom Pillow. It’s a beautiful piece of work and has obviously been made with a lot  of care, attention and love. The sound harks back to the…