Thursday, May 26, 2016

TSP: "Splinters"

Evan Dando with Willy Mason and Marciana Jones are The Sandwich Police(TSP), a new musical project said to be a tribute to the great New Zealand Flying Nun label (The Chills, The Bats.) They are putting out their debut single this week, an the nice and beautiful "Splinter" is one of the three tracks included on it.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Swimming Tapes: "Set The Fire"

London's Swimming Tapes are making their way as one of UK's more interesting new bands with their instantly likable blend of dream pop, surf vibes and jangly guitars, kind of a more summery, beach infused Real State, "Set The Fire" is their brilliant new single, sure to be featured in all upcoming summer pop playlists.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tuns: "Mind Over Matter"

Tuns is a new project fronted by Chris Murphy of Sloan with Mike O' Neill of The Imbreds and Matt Murphy of Super Frienz and Flashing Lights. They are releasing a debut album later this summer and "Mind Over Matter" is the first advance, and as you would expect from such talented and experienced musicians is a great slab of classic rocking power pop.

Monday, May 23, 2016

Coast Modern: "Guru"

Coast Modern is the  L.A. duo comprised of Coleman Trapp & Luke Atlas, and "Guru" is their latest single, a sunny, trippy and upbeat jam that has all the elements to became a blogosphere summer hit.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Charly Bliss; "Ruby"

90's power pop, bands like Weezer, Letters To Cleo and Veruca Salt, are the obvious influences in Charly Bliss's music. The Brooklyn quartet has been putting out some great singles during the last years and now they release "Ruby", another excellent old school guitar power jam.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Fews: "If Things Go On Like This"

Fews are a mixed Swedish/American band who are putting out their debut album, Means, later this week. They play a special kind of post-punk in which they blend elements of pop, psicodelia and brit rock making for a really strong and diverse record. "If Things Go On Like This" is one of the tracks, probably the poppier and most accesible one.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Video : Anna Of The North -"Baby"

One of our favourite songs so far this year, Anna Of The North's "Baby", now gets the video treatment. Watch below.

Friday, May 13, 2016

The Explorers Club: "California's Callin' Ya"

The Explorers Club are  a South Carolina band heavily influenced by The Beach Boys and 60's pop, and they are releasing their third album this summer, a record called Together,  whose first single is the summery "California's Callin' Ya" a song Brian Wilson will be proud of.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Few Bits: "Summer Sun"

Few Bits is the musical project of Belgian singer and songwriter Karoilen Van Ransbeeck and "Summer Sun" is her new single, a track taken from her forthcoming second lp, Big Sparks, out later this year. Is a nice and warm mix of shimmering guitars and hazy vocals, dream pop with a touch of jangle.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Spook School: "Gone Home"

The Spook School are a Scottish band who put out their second lp  last year and now they are issuing two new tracks for the Slumberland and Fortuna Pop! Continental Drift Compilation, one of which is the gorgeous and jangly "Gone Home", pure indie pop bliss.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Happyness: "SB's Truck"

Happyness are in the process of recording their second album, and between sessions they had time to write a new song, "SB's Truck", another great example of how well this South London guys do the slacker rock thing, bringing to mind a more melodic Pavement.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Local Natives: "Past Lives"

Local Natives return after three years since their last long player, Hummingbird, with "Past Lives"a great track in which they make their characteristic blend of pop and emotive folk a little bit more epic and bigger sounding.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Radiohead: "Burn The Witch"

Finally the wait is over. "Burn The Witch" is the first advance from the long awaited Radiohead new album, likely to be out sometime this summer. The track is a mesmerizing an intriguing mix of electronica, rock and symphonic elements with the addition of those Yorke unique vocals, probably the best and most interesting thing they have put out since In Rainbows.