Koria Kitten Riot

We first became aware of Koria Kitten Riot back in 2015 when we featured the brilliant single “Between A Pillow And A Soft Place” in our Finnish music feature. Since then we’ve been wishing and hoping and thinking and praying and dreaming about a new LP. And now here it is – “Songs Of Hope…

“It’s a Wonderful Life” with David Jikia of Bedford Falls

Could you tell us a bit about yourselves? How long you’ve been together, members of the band, How many releases you have…..I must admit I’ve only just discovered your music via your YouTube Channel First of all. You can only discover our music on YouTube because we don’t have a label, we don’t work in…

Things that go bump in the night: Our interview with Half Girl

Tomb it may concern, Half Girl are  Europe’s leading all-girl feminist-monster super-group and that , dear reader, is not an easy thing to achieve. The band are Julie Miess (Britta), Vera Kropf (Luise Pop), Anna-Leena Lutz (Die Heiterkeit) and Gwendoline Tägert (Mondo Fumatore). They’ve produced this wonderful schlock-horror concept album called “All Tomorrow’s Monsters” –…

Red Sleeping Beauty

Red Sleeping Beauty, Swedish indie-pop masters, originally came together in 1991. The band are Kristina Borg, Mikael Matsson, Niklas Angergård. 2016 saw their happy return with the release of Kristina, their first album in 19 years, on Labrador Records (and now Shelflife). Packed with great melodies and brilliant hooks, it’s definitely one of the best…

Love & Nature: Our Interview With Anna and Eduard from Cálido home.

We featured “Dear Kiddo” and “Talk To Me Nicer” by Catalonia’s Cálido home recently on SWIT. Together Anna Andreu and Eduard Pagès write beautiful, modern folk songs and bring an intensity to their live performances that is rare indeed. Their superb new album “Tones and Shapes” has just been released on Bcore Disc. The LP…

Interview with Pamela Hute

Pamela Hute, from Paris, released her first LP “Turtles Tales From Overseas” in May 2010 to critical acclaim. She followed this by playing some of the best venues in France – Olympia, Bataclan, Printemps de Bourges festival and so on, building her audience all the time. Her second album “Bandit” appeared in in March 2013….

Interfew with Alexis Kacimi from The Rebels of Tijuana

The Rebels of Tijuana are Alex, Olive, Long John, Julien & Yann and they have been kicking against the pricks since 2008. They’ve got an expansive back-catalogue, have written the greatest-ever song about soccer and played with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and The Charlatans amongst others. They released their excellent album “#3” earlier in the year. We get the…

Interfew with Florian Kreier of Angela Aux & Aloa Input

Florian “Flo” Tobias Kreier is a genius, he is everything and nothing, –  poet, author, musician and journalist. He’s up all night to get lucky, he’s everywhere and nowhere, he is the son and daughter of Schrödinger, he is the box the box the box. He is Angela Aux and Aloa Input, a son of…

Interfew with: Cascading Elephants

We featured “Bloom” by Cascading Elephants as our tune of the day a little while back and following that we caught up with main man Ben Parker to find out a lot more about the new album and what makes his clock tick 🙂 It’s a really nice, engaging interview and there’s some great tunes too.  No black…

Interfew with: IO e la TIGRE

IO e la TIGRE are an amazing Italian duo that produce beautiful, distinctive pop songs with a punk edge. They have become one of my favourite bands since I heard them first when we started FEW last year. I was delighted when they agreed to answer some questions for this feature. They come across as…