SWIT Sounds Abound #2

Greetings from a very sunny Dublin! Here's our second SWIT Sounds Abound of 2018, a round-up of the best songs from our myriad subscriptions. 10 great tunes for all you loons. Everything added to our Best of 2018 lists as well. Scorchio. New Silver Girl – Phantom Ride (Soliti) Here is Helsinki’s New Silver Girl’s…

Nick gave us a holler about Color Dolor

Color Dolor – Anyway The Wind Blows Delighted to be the 1st site in the universe (outside Helsinki) to feature the brand new single and video from Color Dolor. Sometimes you hear something and you go “Holy Moly what the hell is this?” Well when Nick sent this in yesterday I went “Holy fuck, this…

Shall we dwell on this song by Astrid Swan?

Astrid Swan- Dreaming Is Dangerous We have written about Astrid Swan’s outstanding album “From the Bed and Beyond” (Soliti Music) on a number of occasions so imagine our delight when we found out there was another track from the session that hadn’t made it onto the final disc. OK, sometimes you hear unreleased tracks and…

Knock back your ciders and check out The New Tigers

This is the new video by Appu Jasu (keyboard maestro) for “Chewing Gum”, the first track off The New Tigers 2016’s Vindication EP (Soliti). It’s a tune of irresistible wist* (is that a word?) and sweetness. This is the pop we love. A new album is on the way, a lead single will be out…

SWIT SWEMIERE: ‘Skeleton Woman’ by Astrid Swan

“You have the ability to reinvent yourself, endlessly. That’s your beauty.” Lidia Yuknavitch in her Misfit Manifesto​ We are delighted to premiere the new single/video, “Skeleton Woman” from Astrid Swan’s beautiful and intensely personal album “From the Bed and Beyond” (Soliti Music). As it happens, it’s my favouite song from the record and probably the…

Interview with Nick Triani of Soliti Music

Nick Triani is head of Soliti, a Helsinki-based independent record label. We’ve featured a number of excellent artists from their roster over the past year or so and we were delighted when Nick agreed to answer some questions for us. He also put together a great sampler playlist that will give you the real flavour…

A stunner from Mumrunner (Dadbean)

Mumrunner – Cascais 1st ever video from Finland’s Mumrunner featuring a track of their Gentle Slopes ep released last September on Soliti. With all that you know it’s gonna be great. Sweet guitars

Astrid Swan cries us a river.

Astrid Swan – A Long Time Running. This is the sad and beautiful new single from Astrid Swan. It’s from the forthcoming album, From The Bed and Beyond (out in March on Soliti). The LP is “about the aftermath of breast cancer. It is about the body; giving birth, becoming a mother, then becoming a…

SWIT’s Best of 2016: Chapter 8

DTCV – Histoire seule (Xemu Records, Burger Records, La Souterraine, Lolipop Records) The Loch Ness Mouse, Bamboo (P-VINE, Inc.) Joasihno, Nuh Nuh (alien transistor) Andrea Schroeder, Little Girl (Glitterhouse Records) Sara Parkman – Fält (Hybris Rec) you + your d.metal friend, sonnier 6 (alien transistor) The Holy, Ramses The Evil Brother (Soliti Music) Ex-Otago, Cinghiali…