Various Artists – C19

Peruvian label Impermeable Records have just released a compilation celebrating the 33rd anniversary of the legendary C86 tape. It’s called C19 and it’s not named after the virus but the fact all the tracks were recorded last year. The successor to CD16 features 22 tracks featuring a number of acts mentioned on these very pages including Nah…, EggS, Terry vs. Tori, The Umbrella Puzzles, Stars on Fire, The Reds, Pinks & Purples and many more. Suffice to say I guess we have the same music taste when it comes to indiepop! It’s a great compilation by the way :o) C19 … Continue reading Various Artists – C19

Compilation Week – El Sonido Del Río Hablador (Vol​.​1)

El Sonido Del Río Hablador (Vol​.​1) is a twenty track compilation of Peruvian indiepop recordings from 2000-2009 which is well worth investigating. Some of these tracks are pretty raw, some are too bloody twee and some may not even meet the purists idea of what indiepop actually is. However, the further we head into the track listing the quality gets better and there is much to enjoy such as the Field Mice inspired Moon Over Soho, Numen’s excellent Losing You, Ambarina’s dreamy Tambourine and the instrumental Noodles At Bingo’s by Callahan. Highlight for me though is Agnes dice by Subterráneos … Continue reading Compilation Week – El Sonido Del Río Hablador (Vol​.​1)

Various Artists – CD16

I spotted this compilation over the weekend. It’s inspired by the 30th anniversary of the release of the NME C86 cassette and features a number of bands championed on this blog including the likes of Pale Spectres, Yumi Yumi Hip Hop, E’Spaniel and The BV’s. It’s available on limited edition CD via Peruvian label Impermeable Records. It’s also available as a free download. Facebook Continue reading Various Artists – CD16