SWIT Sounds Abound #3

Gerry’s bonged off to Barcelona for the weekend to that Primavera Sound thing and I’ve been left here sniffing my own roses. Frankly, it’s how I like it, nobody saying “put the wine away”, “put the whiskey away”, “put the crack away”, put the….you get the picture. So I can honestly say I’ve been trying…

SWIT’S Best Of 2017 #7

The Magnificent Seventh installment of our BEST OF 2017 THE PERFECT KISS – Disconnect (Elefant Records) – The perfect tune Dog Whistle – Boro Boro Origin of the species Juniore – Antoine (Le Phonographe) Senior songwriters Gruska Babuska – Refurinn (Phonofile Pop) The night comes falling from the sky SEPALOT – Konzentrat feat. M.Lindermayr (EskapadenMusik)…

The Week 29012017

The snowdrops are falling on my head and spring is just around the corner, a season of rebirth, of hope , of new beginnings…[drop the sermon Father SWIT. Ed] …er….yes indeed…..ok….here’s our weekly playlist, listen to some of the best music released around the globe over the last 7 days – I’m talking Sepalot &…

There’s nothing pedestrian about Soft Regime

Well, they’ve only gone and done it again – the pan-European superstars that are Soft Regime follow up the sublime Michelangelo with the ridiculously good Pedestrian Sunset. THis is simply brilliant, it sounds effortless but you can bet it isn’t. I’ve been listening to Michelangelo over and over the last week – when it gets…

The Week 22012017 – We’re the cat that got the cream (of indie tunes).

Hi, welcome to SWIT’s Week. What can I tell you ? I’ll just say we’ve got some great music again, high art, exciting discoveries and all-round brilliant tunes from a bunch of creative, open, positive and (frankly Mr. Shankly) amazing people – check out Magana, Allred & Broderick, Kabul Dreams, Gepsiz, Highest Sea, Jambinai, Renaldo…

Here’s a marble-ous tune from Soft Regime

SOFT REGIME – Michelangelo Here’s the beautiful dance-floor glider, “Michelangelo” by Soft Regime, coming out on Elefant Records next week. The band consists of a French woman (Astrid Rostaing), a German (Christian Flamm) and an Englishman (Tim Benton). Sounds like a joke, doesn’t it? Well it’s not. I was trying to imagine which of Michangelo’s…