We’re fawning over Red Nova

Red Nova – Bleaching Who needs another meloncholy indie love song? Well you know it depends – when it’s got a beautiful, plaintive melody, a distinctive vocals and perfectly-judged, sorrowful strings then the answer is probably “everyone”. Yeah, this is “Bleaching” from Red Nova and it’s pretty special. Add a fantastical video, populated by fatalistic…

Stand to attention for Oil My Member

Oil My Member – Arctos (The Eggplant Session Pt 2) To be honest, when David from Yellow Garden Records got in touch about Oil My Member I didn’t hold out much hope – the name conjured visions of a Spinal Tap-esque trash metal outfit. Still something made me have a listen – maybe it was…

Mira Aasma

Mira Aasma – Mirrors “Mirrors” is the new single from Gothenburg’s Mira Aasma, its from her self-titled debut LP, coming on Birds Records later this month. What starts off as a clinical/cynical, omminous elctro-chiller blooms into a beautiful dance-oriented, proper-order pop song. The State Of Independence-esque synth line that’s there from the beginning is the…

Haters gonna love Hater

Hater – You Tried Malmö’s Hater are Caroline Landahl, Måns Leonartsson, Adam Agace and Lukas Thomasson. Charmingly chiming, almost sad with a wistfully beautiful vocal, this is their new single “You Tried”. Their debut album of the same name is out now on PNKSLM Recordings. I’m beginning to think that Malmö is a hotbed of…

Feeling byzantine? So is Luna Green

Luna Green – Lotus Interception Wild and wonderfully original, here is Lotus Intercetion (Birds Records) by Sweden’s Luna Green. This is a an ominous, volatile four and a half minute odyssey. A forlorn incantation to the dawn, a winter hymn, a dream made real, a ghost that flickers into life and breaks through the ice….

I don’t know where to begin with CAZZI OPEIA & JIN X JIN

CAZZI OPEIA & JIN X JIN BATMAN & ROBIN “Batman& Robin” is the first release from Swedish/Korean duo Cazzi Opeia & Jin X Jin and well it’s fast, furious, filthy and funny. If your ticker is dicky then this could be tricky. It’s out now on Cosmos Music – can’t wait to hear and see…

Super World Interview Time: Ebba and Michel from Wy

Wy, from Malmö, are one of the most promising bands around anywhere at the moment. They’ve gone from strength to strength since they released “In Bloom” on Hybris last year. “Bathrooms” came out on this week- the first single from their forthcoming debut album . It’s another stunning tune and, frankly,  we expect the LP to…

Sophia So Good

Sophia Somajo – Amphetamine Off latest mini-album Freudian Slip here’s the excellent Amphetamine from Sophia Somajo. There are 7 great tunes on this lp so go check them all out. In Sophia’s own words “The songs wrote themselves. Often I just improvised over the music I had received, recorded and listened through what I had…

Principe Valiente are making me feel caliente.

Principe Valiente – Strangers In The Night Strangers are just friends you haven’t met yet, try telling that to Albert Camus. Anyhoo here are some strangers we have now met and we are feeling very friendly to their new dark epic “Strangers In The night. Ladies and gentlement let me introduce you to Principe Valiente….

Djustin Dtime

Djustin “Dancing” Djustin is Sweden’s Johan Angergard and America’s Rose Suau. “Dancing” is the lead single from their debut LP “Voyagers”coming on Labrador Records in May. This is a pure pop dance tune that goes well beyond dancing in my opinion. Beautiful track, I do love it ! SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 10 SWIT Playlist…

It’s the sound of the underground with The Land Below

The Land Below – Soften The Blow The Land Below is Erik Lindestad from Malmö, Sweden, this is his 3rd outing on SWIT! Here’s the lucious lead single – “Soften The Blow” – from his new LP which will be appearing on Hybris later in the spring. Nice work Erik! SWIT YouTube Playlist Week 9…