Tape Runs Out – Friends

It’s funny how the seasons dictate our taste. Back in December all I wanted to do was listen to glacial sounding music. Now that summer is rearing, all I wanna do is listen to tunes that embody the feeling of …

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Woongi – Beyond the Leaves

Woongi’s Beyond the Leaves is … is … well, how does one go about describing this track? Initially you think it’s a dream pop tune, but then the synths crash in, and soon it sounds like weird indie pop. The …

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J Fernandez – Between the Channels

One amazing feeling is walking out of the house on a summer day and feeling the first rays of the sun on your face (never mind the fact that there will be a pounding heat in ten minutes time), but …

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Surfin’ Mutants Pizza Party – The Kraken

Call me shallow, but when I read about a band called Surfin’ Mutants Pizza Party AND the track is called The Kraken, I had to check out their music. Definitely no disappointments. Fast, Surfy, catchy and short. This track has …

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Pavo Pavo – Ran Ran Run

If Walt Disney lived on a diet of sugar and told his staff to buy synths, he would probably create the same type of music Brooklyn’s Pavo Pavo are making. Ran Ran Run is a combination of Disney whimsy, but …

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Les Big Byrd – I Woke Up in a Dream

If I had to analyse this band’s moniker, I would guess that it’s a French band with a Muppet and psychedelia fixation. The group is from Sweden. I don’t know if they like Muppets There IS a psychedelic influence in …

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Nature Ganganbaigal – Expedition

My mind has been blown. To smithereens Really, when you listen to a track awash with ambient drones, haunting chants interspersed with a horse head fiddle, I will assure you that your jaw will drop. Nature Gaganbaigal is a composer …

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Sorcha Richardson – Petrol Station

There’s nothing I like more than a song with observational lyrics. By that term I mean a singer who observes life and documents the findings in a song. I blame britpop for this. Sorcha Richardson’s Petrol Station is about the …

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Sick Sad World – Alone All The Time

I used to be cool but now I’m alone all the time. When you open a track with a line like this I’m going to take notice. Sick Sad World’s Alone All the Time is the type of song that …

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Moses Sumney – Seeds

Do you remember that back in 2005 (wow, was it really ten years ago?) all media publications would go insane over musicians who had an acoustic guitar, atmospherics and a weird voice? Some called the genre freak folk, others psyche …

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