Red Sleeping Beauty – Just For Fun

Swedish band Red Sleeping Beauty have acquired a cult status in the seventeen years since we last heard from them. The band, who featured Mikael Matsson (The Shermans/The Charade) and Niklas Angergård (Acid House Kings) amongst their lin eup , released a range of damn fine pop singles between 1992 and 1997. And now they are back. A new single is due in the spring and they have just covered Alpaca Sports Just For Fun track for the bonus CD that comes with pre-orders for Alpaca Sports début due out next month. Order from Luxury Facebook Continue reading Red Sleeping Beauty – Just For Fun

The Luxury Gap

After posting about the Alpaca Sports album last week I realised that I haven’t explored Swedish label Luxury for some time – witty post title eh? First up is Makthaverskan who released their second album Makthaverskan II early last year. Not sure why I didn’t mention it at the time but it’s a cracker. Also check out the Something More 7″ featuring an excellent live version of Inside of Me taken from their début album called erm Makthaverskan! Pure indiepop. Gothenburg’s School have released two excellent digital singles in the past month. Début So Long, with it’s tinge of dream … Continue reading The Luxury Gap

Alpaca Sports – Sealed With A Kiss

Alpaca Sports release their début album Sealed With A Kiss next month. It’s a split release between Dufflecoat Records (UK) and Luxury Records (Sweden). The album contains 10 tracks including some previously released as 7″ singles and four new songs. If you pre-order the release (in vinyl and CD formats) from one of the following links you will get a CD of remixes from the likes of Red Sleeping Beauty, Tiny Fireflies, Invisible Twin, Pale Spectres, Boyish, Band à Part, Zipper and others. Luxury Records Alpaca Sports Bandcamp page You will also be able to pick up through the following … Continue reading Alpaca Sports – Sealed With A Kiss