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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

Teen Idle – Insomniac Dreams EP

Dreampop/indie rock from Asbury Park, New Jersey. Teen Idles is Sara Berry who has been joined by a few friends across the six tracks contained on this EP. My pick on the bunch – Sometimes Facebook

Day Aches – Fever Dreams

Heavy, hostile and noisy shoegaze from Washington, D.C. Fever Dreams is the follow up to last year’s self-titled debut EP. My pick of the bunch – Fluorescent Facebook

Eterna Joventut – Vuelve Junto a Mí

Vuelve Junto a Mí (Come Back to Me) is an indiepop track by Barcelona based Eterna Joventut. It’s inspired by the 1960’s, reverb & surf pop and is ultimately a tale of woe as the songs protagonist cannot work out why their lover has left them despite the kisses they gave. The band, who comprise … Continue reading

Deep Red – Before You Leave

Texans Deep Red have released their debut EP, titled Before You Leave, which follows three previous singles of which only February’s Over and Gone appears here. The band’s sound takes in influences from alt-rock and shoegaze with the emphasis being on the noisier side of things. The mixed vocals work well with the fuzzy, heady … Continue reading

The Belafontes – Big Man

Just as the sun finally disappears from London Town in 2019 this is exactly what I need from down under via the band who just love summer, sunshine, parties and erm, some more. Big Man is a surf pop/rock inspired track complete with fuzzy and distorted guitars. The breezy garage inspired vocals are a hit … Continue reading

Something For The Weekend? Three Albums

This weeks pack of three consists of three albums on my shopping list. Últim Cavall – Alaska This one has me hooked straight from the off. Literally straight from the opening bars of first track Els llacs which blends seamlessly into Incendi and then into current favourite Tornar A Casa it’s a dreamy journey throughout. … Continue reading

The Gory Alices – Swimsuit Aliens

The Gory Alices describes themselves as “a horror punk and surf rock band”. Despite only forming earlier this year Swimsuit Aliens is their second EP and leads on from their debut, the 21st Century Cosmic Freak Show EP. Their music is, and you will not be surprised given their description, is a mix of rock … Continue reading

Guitar Days – An Unlikely Story of Brazilian Music

There are some interesting compilations turning up on Bandcamp of late. Guitar Days – An Unlikely Story of Brazilian Music is the soundtrack to the documentary of the same name which tells the story, coinciding with Brazil’s transition to democracy, that a new wave of bands emerged who looked to the US, UK and Australia … Continue reading

Soumbalgwang – Shine

Busan’s Soumbalgwang have managed to blend a mix of shoegaze and rock ‘n’ roll on their new single Shine. Even more surprisingly it works. It’s catchy, danceable and enjoyable. Give it, and your dance-floor partner, a spin! Facebook

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