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Records I Like Mix – August 2020

Hmmm. These mixes are being pushed back into the middle of the month once more. I am not surprised given the quality tuneage on offer! So here we are once more rounding up releases from the past month or so with a couple slightly further back than that. Please use the search function to find … Continue reading

The Hannah Barberas – Fallow Days EP

Sarf East London’s finest The Hannah Barberas are back with a new EP. Titled Fallow Days it features four tracks which were recorded at home during the current lockdown. The EP opens with Out In The Open which jangles itself away whilst W.Y.E is a shambling guitar track that berates “the worst year ever”. The … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three New Singles.

This week’s pack of three `features three new singles hot off the Bandcamp press. So I started the working week with a post mentioning The English Summer so let’s end the working week on the same note! New track A New Colour For You still has that winning blend of post-punk and indiepop. The guitars … Continue reading

Tampopo – Poppy Felties For Everyone

The new EP from Danish indiepop band Tampopo features four songs and each one has been written for friends of theirs as a way of saying thank you for their support. The opening song Heinz, Hamburg’s Not So Far Away is for one Heinz Brassolat which is a name I have noticed more than once … Continue reading

Smokescreens – Fork In The Road

Los Angeles’ based Smokescreens have a new album due for release later this year. Titled A Strange Dream it will be released by Slumberland Records on October 30th 2020 and it’s produced by The Cleans David Kilgour. Given the band’s obvious love for all things Dunedin sound, they must have been delighted with that! The … Continue reading

Arrest! Charlie Tipper – Shelf

Arrest! Charlie Tipper, a band whose members have been other acts such as The Groove Farm, Beatnik Filmstars, The Rosehips and The Flatmates to name but a few, have a new album coming out towards the end of next month. Titled Red it will be released on the Greek label Old Bad Habits who celebrate … Continue reading

David Newton & Thee Mighty Angels feat. Eddie Argos – The Songs That Changed Our Lives

I am not sure how I missed this one last month but hey better late than never. Songwriter and producer David Newton is best known for being the bass player and co-songwriter in The Mighty Lemon Drops and has also appeared in a number of other bands including The Wild Flowers, Revolux, Blue Aeroplanes and … Continue reading

Post-Weekend Pack of Three – Indiepop

Caleb Carr aka Australian based English Summer has just released a new track. It’s a demo recording titled I Dream. The lyrics were written last year whilst the music was put together recently. The raw sound reminds of the early 1980s when post-punk was giving way to the early indiepop sound. The guitars certainly have … Continue reading

Cover Me…..

Weathering release their new single Chimera next month. Whilst it is not yet available for streaming the flip side, which is a cover of Depeche Mode’s Blue Dress is. I am not that familiar with the original but, after playing them both back to back, the cover wins for me. The guitars and the voice … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three New Singles

It’s Bandcamp Friday once more and here are three new singles that popped up in my inbox this morning. Tomates en Verano – Anestesiada Anestesiada is the third single to be lifted from Argentinian band Tomates en Verano’s forthcoming album Todos Los Días Son Felices. It’s a gloomy sounding song and the drums give the … Continue reading