Between Notwist and Rayon: Interview with Markus Acher

Hi Markus, thanks so much for taking the time to answer some questions for us again! Why did you decide now was the right time to release a live album? When we play concerts, we like to re-arrange our songs and slowly change them, and because some of them became really different over the years, some…

The Week 24072016

Hi, welcome to THE WEEK from SWIT. This is our second one – we’ve got out new banner in place (finally) – Indie Cat has moved upstairs  to the boardroom.

Interview with Markus Acher of Alien Transistor (and The Notwist)

We got to Alien Transistor eventually. We started with The Notwist who were on our first German compilation last year, shortly after we started. Then we did an interview with Valerie from Lali Puna, then we discovered all the fantastic music coming out of Germany (and from the Morr Music label in particular) and as…

FEW Shorts: Lali Puna.

Lali Puna featured recently on our German music sampler. See here –   Few’s Germany We’ve followed up with them to get an insight into their influences. The band, based in Munich, are originally from Weilheim in Oberbayerb. Fronted by singer and keyboard player Valerie Trebeljahr, Lali Puna’s line-up is completed by drummer Christoph Brandner (also…

Deutschland ist wunderschön: Few’s Germany.

After Iman, I bummed around Europe for a while. I had money, I had a broken heart. I used one to ease the other. It was a rainy afternoon, 1991 – Prague. I bumped into Nick Cave in The Thirsty Dog. He had a small New Zealander locked in a suitcase, don’t ask me why….