Super World Indie Tune Of The Day: The Blue Herons are at their beak.

Super World Indie Tune Of the Day 11.06.2019: “The Way You Look At Me” by The Blue Herons (feat. Krissy Vanderwoude). Hello Switters, check out the very lovely new single from The Blue Herons with the added vocal stylings of SWIT-fav Krissy Vanderwoude. “The Way You Look At Me” is an impressively ethereal, summer soundscape…

SWIT Sounds Abound #8

A Slice Of Life – Restless Gods (Wool-E Discs) We featured A Slice Of Life’s debut ep last year, now Dirk Vreys has been in touch again to announce their full debut LP called RESTLESS which will be released on the 15th of August via Wool-E Discs. Back then I said “I guess artists like…

Steiner & Madlaina are running around my brain-a

Steiner & Madlaina – Wenn du mir glaubst (Glitterhouse Records) Photo by June Fischer “Wenn du mir glaubst” (If you believe me) is from their debut album ‘Cheers’, coming this October. The Swiss duo are Nora Steiner and Madlaina Pollin and this deliciously skilful sliver of indie-pop brilliance belies their youth and points to a…

Ay Wing has got that za-za-za-zing.

Are you Strange – Ay Wing We love freaks and geeks here at SWIT HQ, so it was with much delight, nay mirth even that we swayed deliciously to this rather brilliant electro-pop tune from Berlin-based Ay Wing. It’s a bit of a piss take on our obsession with image in the age of Instagram…

Two Face Twin don’t speak with forked tongue

Two Face Twin – Socotra / Carrier United by a mutual love of cat yoga, Zurich’s Two Face Twin bring us songs of hope and inspiration. Here are two of them, firstly Socotra, named after the archipelago in Yemen, it’s a heartfelt slice of sophisticated indie-pop, a plea for unity in the face of adversity,…

I’m dancing a flamenco to The Green Flamingos

The Green Flamingos – The Rush Kicks In Here’s a thing, I’m deaf in one ear at the moment so my world has gone mono. Here’s another thing, “The Rush Kicks In” by funky Franco-Swiss The Green Flamingos still sounds ruddy marvellous. It’s got a kinda soulful, psychedelic retro feel so mono is more than…

SWIT SWEMIERE: The Cats Never Sleep – Hummus

Swiss quintet The Cats Never Sleep were formed in 2012. After a self-released EP in 2014 and two 7 inch vinyls on English record company Fruits De Mer, the Cats went to Kerwax Studios in November 2015 and put on tape their first full length record. Titled “Massage”, the album is a genuine ode to…

Class from Naked in English Class

Naked in English Class – Atomic Baby Off new album Othering here’s the most recent single – Atomic Baby – from Switzerland’s Naked in English Class. Great track. Enjoying the album too. Out now on Ikarus Records. Weekly Playlist 2017 Spotify Playlist

Who put the SWIT in Switzerland?

Switzerland – Starting Out Switzerland are a Dublin-based four-piece, made up of Brian Walsh (Drunken Boat), Al Condon (Hello Moon),Shane Murphy (Land Lovers, No Monster Club) and Enda Canavan (Paddy Hanna). Here’s the first single, “Starting Out” from their forthcoming debut LP “Long Gone” on Popical Island. It’s a classic Irish pop tune IMO and…