SWIT’s Week: Our 13 BEST tunes from around the world.

We’re back and this time we’re hungry, hungry for big tunes and huge hits. So, without further ado about nothing we bring to you, the good burghers of SWIT, these 13 excellent musical extraludes from Meridian Brothers, Strand Child, Magana, Post Lovers, The Would Be’s, Andreas Dorau, Jimena Dominguez, Bertrand Burgalat, Clouds, Páll Ivan frá…

I can’t beleaf how good Strand Child are

Strand Child – Misterio Misterio (Späti Palace) is the new single from Strand Child. It’s a lo-fi so-fi, slacker summer jam with just a touch of marmalade and maybe even a little ginger. It’s the turning of the seasons. It’s a tuneful spoonful too. Any song that can make people bury their phones, take their…

THE SWITLIST: Leila Zanzibar from Highest Sea

photo by Anja Birkner We interviewed Leila Zanzibar from Berlin’s Highest Sea recently, following the release of her fantastic debut EP “Haunted Hearts”. We ended up chatting over and back with Leila around what kind of music we liked and she kindly offered to put together a playlist for us. She says “the idea was…

Super World Interview Time: Barry Cliffe of Späti Palace

cover art for upcoming Späti Palace release: Endlich Krank by Kala Brisella Späti Palace was founded by Irishman Barry Cliffe and is a Berlin based record label supporting local bands. Born one summer evening among friends sitting on a doorstep with Späti beers in hand, Späti Palace is the natural progression of a thriving local music…

Interview with Leïla from Highest Sea

Hailing from Berlin, Highest Sea are Leïla Zanzibar, Theo Taylor & Tamar Weiss. They make beautiful, dark, lonely pop songs. They’ve just released their excellent new EP – “Haunted Hearts” – on Späti Palace. I just love it. We were delighted to catch up with Leïla and find out some more about the EP and…