Best of 2017 Chapter 8

Chapter 8 of my end of year best of features the following fab acts… Skizzo Frenetik – Walk! Walk! Taffy – Runicwade – Club AC30 R.Missing -Depper Holes – Talitres Ross McLennan – Feed on Radiant Sound – Mistletone Thea & The Wild – Paved the Way – Propellar Recordings Lizette Lizette – Sober Up…

The Week 14052017: The 14 best tracks from the last 7 days.

Hard-boiled is my middle name and you know what they say “hard-boiled by name, hard-boiled by nature”. Never a truer word. I loved eggs. I mean prepared in all kinds of ways, scrambled, fried, poached, it didn’t really matter. I’ll see your white, raise you a yolk and double it. It wasn’t really a surprise…

Super World Interview Time: Iris from Taffy

‘Nyctophilia’ (love of darkness) is the new album by Taffy, one of SWIT’s favourite bands. It’s probably their most cohesive work to date. Everything you expect from a Taffy record is present and correct – complex, cascading arrangements, dream sequence lushness, candy-sweet vocals and shimmering guitars. RunicWade and Lavendery really stand out, the sparser production…

The Week 30042017: The 15 best tracks from the last 7 days.

I was chilled, you know everything was ready ahead of time and I was writing this piece about a broad, about a dame that went like this …She looked at me with her eyes, it was disconcerting, they were right in the middle of her face, where her nose should have been. Her mouth opened,…

SWIT’s Long Player Of The Week: Nyctophilia by Taffy

Taffy with The Charlatans ‘Nyctophilia’ (love of darkness) is the new album by Taffy, one of SWIT’s favourite bands. It’s probably their most cohesive work to date. Everything you expect from a Taffy record is present and correct – complex, cascading arrangements, dream sequence lushness, candy-sweet vocals and shimmering guitars. RunicWade and Lavendery really stand…

The Week 16042017: The 15 best tracks from the last 7 days.

It’s Easter Saturday, I’m sitting in the office, sucking a big bottle of Wild Turkey, staring out the window at life just passing me by. My beard got longer as the day wore on, my thoughts got darker. Good Friday always sends me into a funk, all that death and being nailed to crosses and…

The Week 12032017: The 14 best tracks from the last 7 days.

The funny thing is I like to wax lyrical and the more I feel the need the less time, – so really let’s go with these – there are some quite brilliant tunes here,some quite brilliant music that doesn’t necessarily have a tune and just some brilliance – Why Elephant, Marta Rosa, Half Japanese, Pip Hall,…

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…

FEW Shorts: taffy

taffy were one of our featured bands recently and hold the honour of being our most liked post of 2015. (989 likes so far!) – see the post here containing a nice taster of their sound taffy We’ve followed up with them to get an insight into their influences. The band, based in Tokyo, consist…